Mylen Major-Oshie Ogijaanakwad went to the Spirit world on July 14, 2014.
He was born March 31, 1957 to the late Norbert and late Mary Major (nee Oshie).
Family and friends are invited to a memorial service to be held on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at 1 p.m. for Walter Sandmoen at the McInnes Creek Chapel followed by interment in McInnes Creek Chapel Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Northridge Funeral Home.
Dee-Anne (Darechuk) Kielczewski of Thunder Bay, Ontario passed away Monday, July 21, 2014.
Full obituary and funeral arrangement pending.
Valerie Joan Henry, 78, of Huntsville, Ont., passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Saturday, June 28, 2014 after a short but courageous battle with cancer.
Valerie was born Sept. 9, 1935 in Fort Frances, Ont. to Minnie and Ben Langtry.
Valerie married the love of her life, Herbert John Henry, on Aug. 31, 1957.
Sadly, the family announces the passing of Oscar Emery Burnell, 77, of Emo, Ont., on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at La Verendrye Hospital, Fort Frances, Ont.
Oscar was born Jan. 3, 1937 in Middlebro, Man. to Robert and Eleanor Burnell.
He left home at the age of 11 to work on a farm to help support his large family. He also worked in Alberta and in the Minaki area.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of June Gail Whalen, nee Whitefield, on Thursday, July 3, 2014.
June was born June 16, 1956 in Fort Frances, Ont. to George and Lottie Whitefield.
Sadly, the family announces the sudden passing of June Gail Whalen, of Fort Frances, Ont., on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances at the age of 58.
A celebration of June’s life will be held Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Northridge Funeral Home in Emo, Ont., with Rev. Ralph Fluit officiating.
A complete obituary will follow.
Pauline Ann Grandaw, 84, of International Falls, Mn., passed away Monday morning, June 30, 2014.
She was born Jan. 22, 1930, in Chicago, Ill. to Ward and Katherine Zeipen.
Pauline graduated from St. Francis de Sales High School in 1947.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear father and loving husband, Louis Decaire, of Fort Frances, Ont., on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
He was born July 27, 1927 in St. Boniface, Man.
Louis worked for Boise Cascade as a papermaker and retired in September, 1987 after 36 years of service.
John Makarchuk passed away Friday, June 27, 2014.
John was born June 13, 1933 and raised in Fort Frances in Northwestern Ontario (God’s Country, according to him) and had many stories, both funny and sad, about life there.
Patricia Larson, born to John and Henrietta McCoy on March 13, 1971, passed away peacefully at the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont., with family by her side, on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
She married Lawrence (Lard) Larson on Aug. 2, 1996.
Her loves were her nieces and nephews, her dog “Haven,” cooking, and fishing at the cabin.
Adeline Gertrude (Gallant) McCormick was born Sept. 1, 1931 in Angusville, Man. to Frank and Bertha Gallant.
Her life ended peacefully, with her family at her side, on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Atikokan General Hospital in Atikokan, Ont. after a short illness.
It is with great sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Vergil Eleanor (Riley) Stinson, 93, of Fort Frances, Ont., on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Verg was born Feb. 10, 1921 in Fort Frances, the second of four children, to Thomas and Ebba Riley of International Falls, Mn.
Alice Cain, 74, of Prior Lake, Mn., formerly of Iron Mountain, Mich. and International Falls, Mn., passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, Mn.
Her family was with her.
A memorial gathering was held Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. at Ballard-Sunder Funeral & Cremation in Prior Lake, with prayers and reflections at 7 p.m.
Vergil (Riley) Stinson, 93, of Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont., passed away at her residence on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are pending.