Friday, October 31, 2014

Obituaries

RUTH RAMONA GRESKO

It is with great sadness that the family of Ruth Ramona Gresko (nee Dickson) announces her passing on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at her home in Rainycrest Long Term-Care in Fort Frances, Ont.
She was 84, and had her family by her side when she passed away.

GARRY PEDERSON

Garry Pederson passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 at his residence in Windsor, Ont.
Garry was born Sept. 1, 1949 in Emo, Ont.
He worked at kraft mills in Fort Frances, Ont. and Thunder Bay, Ont. Later in his career, he was at Amherstberg, Ont. in the chemical industry, which he worked at until his retirement.

IAN JOHNSTONE

It is with great sadness that the family of Ian Johnstone announces his passing on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Ian was born on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1955 in Nuneaton, Warwick County, England. He immigrated to Canada with his parents, arriving in Fort Frances on May 17, 1966.

BRANDON WALLACE RONMARK

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Brandon Ronmark announces his sudden passing on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 in Fort Frances, Ont.
He was born Aug. 19, 1992 in Fort Frances to Brian and Sandra Gamie. He lived in Fort Frances all of his life.

MARGARET MAY RAMSDALE

Margaret Ramsdale, 93, of Emo, Ont., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at the Emo Health Centre.
Margaret was born Jan. 15, 1921 on the family farm in Chapple Township to Earl and Agnes Stirrett.
On June 14, 1946, Margaret was united in marriage to Harry Ramsdale and they settled in Emo. Margaret raised her family of five children after the passing of Harry in 1957.

IAN JOHNSTONE

It is with deep sadness that the family of Ian Johnstone announces his passing on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Funeral arrangements are pending, and a complete obituary will follow.

DIXIE KELLAR

Dixie Aona Kellar (nee Carlson) passed away peacefully, in her 79th year, on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Man.

LAWRENCE LONEY

Lawrence Delmar Loney, of Emo, Ont., passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at the age of 80; reunited with his best friend and lifelong love, Gloria.
He leaves to cherish his memory his son, David of Edmonton, Alta.; daughter, Lisa (Brennin Chamberlin) of Emo, Ont.; sister, Judy (Fred) Klug; brothers, Dave (Janet) and William (Julie); as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.

REED VERNON MAINVILLE

Reed Vernon Mainville was born on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at 5:01 a.m. to Harley Mainville and Kristina Olson at the Women’s Hospital in Winnipeg, Man.
Reed weighed two pounds, eight oz. and was 12.5 inches long.
Reed’s parents were blessed with two-and-a-half hours with him before he went to his Heavenly home at 7:30 a.m.

DIXIE KELLAR

Dixie Kellar, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Monday, October 20, 2014 in Winnipeg, Man.
Funeral services are pending, and a complete obituary will follow.

ROBERT TUPPER

Robert Lendall Tupper, 75, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 after a long battle with cancer.
He was born July 20, 1939 to Robert and Anita Tupper in Yarmouth County, N.S.
He grew up in Nova Scotia and as a young man enlisted with the Canadian Armed Forces. He was a career military man, serving all over Canada.

CHARLENE PATRICIA (PAT) McPHERSON

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Pat McPherson, 82, loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and friend to many.
Pat passed away very peacefully, with family and friends at her side, on Tuesday, Oct. 14 2014 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Pat was born Charlene Patricia Walker on Sept. 27, 1932 in Cando, N.D. to John (Sandy) and Genevieve Walker.

BRANDON WALLACE RONMARK

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Brandon Ronmark announce his sudden passing on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 in Fort Frances, Ont.
He was born Aug. 19, 1992 in Fort Frances to Brian and Sandra Gamie. He lived in Fort Frances all of his life.

JESSICA SUNSHINE EDITH JOHNSON

Tragically, the family announces the sudden passing of Jessica Johnson on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at the age of 17.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Atikokan United Church in Atikokan, Ont.
A complete obituary will follow.

LAWRENCE (‘BUZZ’) MINIELY

Lawrence (“Buzz”) Miniely, of Rainy River, Ont., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at the Rainy River Health Centre in Rainy River.
Funeral arrangements pending and a complete obituary will follow.