Mae Mary DeGagne passed away March 26, 2013 in Whitby, Ont., where she was visiting her son, Dale, and family.
Mae was born May 1, 1935 to the late Karl and Annie Bodnarchuk.
She married her only love, Guy, who passed away June 14, 2010. They were married in 1952.
They lived and worked in Fort Frances, Ont. for many years and moved to Thompson, Man. After retirement, they moved to Selkirk, Man.
Mae loved a party. She always was ready to open her door for friends and family.
She loved cooking and baking (her ribs were awesome). She also was an ardent bowler and achieved the Thompson Champion Bowler Award. She competed in many provincial events.
Her greatest love was for her grandchildren.
Mae was predeceased by two children, Guy Stanley and Jody Gene; her brother, John; and sister, Nellie.
She is survived by her son, Dale (Tamara); grandchildren, Rhonda, Crystal (Brett), Amanda, Andrea, Charmaine, and Danette; as well as many great-grandchildren.
Surviving family also includes her brothers, Bill (Delphine), Stan (Judy), and Mike (Alison); sisters, Helen (Bill) Russell and Sadie (Gene) Wright; and many nieces and nephews.
Mae also is survived by sisters-in-law, Jeanne (Ed) Kaun and Rosanna (Earl) Tweedie; and brother-in-law, Acide (Angele) DeGagne.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fort Frances.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.