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Peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 at the Rainy River Hospital, Mryte Lauzon passed away at the age of 105.

Myrtle was born in McIntosh, Mn. on Nov. 24, 1905 to Oscar and Clara Skaalrud. She was the oldest of 12 children.

Myrtle was united in marriage to Emile Lauzon and together they settle on a farm in Dilke Township.

Myrtle took great pride in her knitting, gardening and cake decorating.

Myrtle is survived by her son, Gerald (Jean) Lauzon of Pinewood, Ont,; her grandchildren, Kenneth (Mona), Sandra Aidrie, Lestor (Kim), James (Valarie), and Cindy (Corey); her 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Myrtle is also survived by her sister, Beatrice Watske; sister-in-law, Evelyn Skaalrud; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrytle was predeceased by her husband, Emile, and her 10 siblings.

A family service was held on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 from the Northridge Funeral Home, Emo, Ont. Rev. Eileen Bragg officiated.

Interment will take place at a later date.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice, c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, Ontario, P0W 1E0