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ALBERT ‘HAT’ GEORGE MORRISON

    Albert George Morrison, of International Falls, Mn., passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at the age of 76.    He was born Aug. 8, 1930 in  Fort Frances, Ont. He grew up in Red Gut Bay, Ont. and attended boarding school at the Couchiching reserve. He then went to work for J.A. Mathieu’s sawmill at Couchiching and later became a commercial fisherman, guide, and logger.    Albert moved to Duluth, Mn. in 1964, where he worked as a truck driver. He then went to work for Kemps Fisheries in Duluth for almost 20 years until moving to International Falls in 1982.    Albert enjoyed trapping, fishing, hunting, watching sports, playing guitar, gambling, and story-telling.    He was predeceased by his parents and his sister, Mary Redsky.    Albert is survived and will be missed by his common law wife, Karla Helgeson; sons, Ken (Donna) Morrison of Fort Frances, Ont., Duane Morrison of International Falls, Mn., and Richard Morrison of Fort Frances, Ont.; daughter, Lorretta (Jonathon Stevenson) Morrison of International Falls, Mn.; stepbrother, Clarence (Mary) Jourdain of International Falls, Mn.; and sisters, Jeannie Doman of Duluth, Mn. and Patsy (Norman) Allen of Red Gut Bay, Ont.    Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, along with his best friend, Missy.    Services are being held at his home at 1621 First Ave. W. in International Falls on Friday, July 6, 2007 at 2 p.m. Elder Gilbert Smith will officiate.    Condolences may be left at www.greenlarsen.com    In memoriam donations preferred to the American Cancer Society.