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Lianne Audrey Shiels

June 7, 2002 - May 9, 2024


Lianne Shiels passed away suddenly in a car accident the afternoon of May 9.  Lianne is survived by her parents John and Jen, sister Hannah, grandparents Barry and Monika, uncles Darren and Cameron (Erin), first cousins Carlin, Conner, Tynan, Kadence, and Madyx.  great aunts and uncles Bonnie (Greg), Rhonda (Ken), Margaret (David).  Close cousins Haley (Justin), Kai, John, Harrison, and Dryden.  Lianne held a special place in her heart for her boyfriend Nate, close friends Caitlyn and Sarah. As well as many other family and friends.


Lianne was predeceased by her great-grandparents Glenn and Iris Tweedy, gramma Donna McRae, and cousin Cody Douglas.


Lianne grew up and lived out her life in Osoyoos. She was baptized and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church Lianne and attended Good Shepherd Christian School for her Elementary years before graduating from Osoyoos Secondary School in 2020 followed by online business studies.  


Lianne’s first ‘real’ job was at a young age for a brief time at Smitty’s where she enjoyed many meals with family and friends until recently.  She then worked at Pizza 97A (Osoyoos) for many years and her family has been told that Lianne was a true leader in that environment.  Lianne spent some time working at Mutts on Maple which she loved every moment of.  Most recently Lianne had began working at Lakeside Travel.


Lianne loved to travel and often spoke of where she’d go next including Iceland, Greece, and with hope the Eras Tour.  Lianne enjoyed many vacations with her family to various locations including Disneyland, Cuba, Mexico, and camping trips.  As an adult Lianne enjoyed travelling with her friends to Las Vegas and California/Disneyland as well as road trips throughout BC and Alberta.  Most recently Lianne and Nate enjoyed a week in Mexico together. 


Lianne had an amazing stage presence and enjoyed participating in many dinner theatres, musical theatre, dance as well as song and dance performances with groups and solo, she also starred in the OSS Drama club productions.  Lianne enjoyed skiing, paddle boarding, time at the shooting range with family, baking, fishing, music, painting, video games, lego, and spending time with friends and family.  Lianne’s love for animals was shown daily; she often spoke of old family pets Daisy and Cindy as well spoiling current family pets Raya and Jazzy on a daily basis. 


A service will be held in honour of Lianne on June 1 at 3:00 pm at the Osoyoos Sonora Centre.  Donations in Lianne’s memory can be made to the BC SPCA.


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium Ltd.

The Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Garry Lang & Vi. Dobler

Words cannot express how heartbroken we are for your loss, every bit of our hearts go out to you and your family during this very difficult time. Though she may be gone the memories of your daughter will always be with you. Prayers and hugs to you all and know we are thinking of you.

From: Debbie Clifford
Relation: cousin's daughter/ great niece

Dear Jen, John, Hannah, Autchie, Uncle Barry and Darren.

Losing beautiful Lianne is heartbreaking and beyond words. Lianne was taken from this world far too soon. May all your cherished memories of Lianne bring you some comfort during this very difficult time. Her spirit will live within each of you forever. Love Debbie and John Clifford and family. xoxo

Auntie Gertie sends all her love, and she wants you to know she is thinking of everyone and loves you all very much. xoxo

From: Lindsay & Victor Vieira

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

From: Joan Cameron
Relation: We were neighbours

We are devastated by Lianne’s death and you have our condolences.

From: Betty Thomson-Smith (Chuck was my husband)
Relation: acquainted with the families while in Osoyoos

My deep condolences to the family of this beautiful child! I knew her family. I now live in Vernon. My heart breaks for all of you. 💓❤️🙏🏻

From: Kathy Hewitt
Relation: Friend of mother

Jen there are no words to express how sad I am to hear of your daughters passing. I know that your family means everything to you and I can only imagine the heartache you’re experiencing. I’m sending tons of love and hugs to both you and your family.. Please know that I think of you often and I’m here if there’s anything I can do in anyway to support you.

From: Frank & Terryl Niereisel
Relation: Cousin

We know words can’t take away the hurt you are feeling, but we want you to know how much we care. Sending you love and strength in this time of loss.

From: Marie Balchen (Cash)
Relation: daughter of a long time family friend

Jen, John, Hannah and family. There are no words to express how deeply sorry we are for the loss of your beautiful daughter and sister, Lianne. We hope that your cherished memories bring you comfort during this extremely difficult time. Sending you so much love and strength. Marie and Debbie Cash xoxo

From: Angela Petrie (nee Usher)
Relation: Friend of the mother

Jen, I was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of your beautiful daughter. Although it has been some time since we last spoke, please know that our hearts go out to you, Jon and family during this difficult time.💗

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Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
June 1, 2024
Beginning at 3:00pm

Sonora Community Centre
8505 68th Ave
Osoyoos, BC Canada V0H 1V0

A service will be held in honour of Lianne on June 1 at 3:00 pm at the Osoyoos Sonora Centre.  .

8505 68th Ave
Osoyoos, BC Canada V0H 1V0

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Donations in Lianne’s memory can be made to the BC SPCA

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