Thursday, March 5, 2015

Obituaries

JOZSEF DANKU

Jozsef Danku, 78, of Fort Frances, Ont., also known as “Joe the Barber,” passed away peacefully, after a 15-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances.
A complete obituary will follow.

STANLEY COMEGAN Biiyan (Duck Clan)

Stanley Comegan Biiyan, of the Duck Clan, left for the Spirit world in the early-morning hours of Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Man.
He was born July 9, 1945 in Rainy River, Ont. to James Comegan and Laura Adams.

LOIS ELAINE HOLMLUND

The beautiful life story of Lois Elaine Holmlund (nee Miller) came to a peaceful ending in the arms of her beloved husband of 60 years, Bruce, at her Fort Frances home on Sunday, March 1, 2015.
The blessed firstborn child of Viola and Linus Miller, Lois entered this world on Nov. 14, 1933 in the Scandinavian community of Erickson, Man.

DAROLD JOHN PROMERSBERGER

Darold John Promersberger passed away Dec. 28, 2014.
Darold was born July 26, 1931 to John Frederick (Hans) Promersberger and Margaret (DeLack) Promersberger in Littlefork, Mn.
He was married to the late Barbara (Bratten) Promersberger on Aug. 25, 1951.

CECILIA WHITEFIELD

The family sadly announces the sudden passing of Cecilia Whitefield (nee Big George) on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 in Morson, Ont.
Cecilia was born Jan. 23, 1939 to William and Rosie Big George.
She lived on the Midewiwin Road and love sharing her traditional knowledge. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and quilting, and especially being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

TERESA (TERRY) ELIZABETH STUART

Mrs. Teresa (Terry) Elizabeth Stuart, nee Ryan, passed away peacefully, with her family at her side, on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 in her home at Pinewood Court in Thunder Bay, Ont.
She was born March 31, 1919 in Winnipeg, Man. and resided in Sleeman, Ont. until the age of seven, after which her family moved to Fort Frances, Ont.

CALVIN RAYMOND THORPE

It is with sadness the family announces the passing of Calvin Raymond Thorpe on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015.
He was born Oct. 20, 1927 on a farm near Foxwarren, Man., the first of four children to Alvin and Bella Thorpe.
He had a happy childhood, enjoying playing in the school band and outdoor activities, especially hockey and baseball.

CALVIN THORPE

It is with deep sadness that the family of Calvin Thorpe announces his passing on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Funeral arrangements are pending and a complete obituary will follow.

DOROTHY ELIZABETH BURRELL

The family of Dorothy Elizabeth Burrell is saddened by her passing on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.
Dorothy was born Oct. 22, 1924 in International Falls, Mn. to Mary Ann (Callahan) and Crenvell (Chris) Campbell. She was the youngest of six children.
Dorothy married Roy Burrell in Fort Frances, Ont. on June 16, 1945 and became a landed immigrant. Together they raised four children.

CECILIA DAVIDSON

Cecilia (Cecile or Sis) Davidson, 72, of Atikokan, Ont., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 with family by her side.
Born March 27, 1942 in Fort Frances, Ont., Cecilia was the first-born child of Edward and Marjorie Bruyere.

DENISE BUCKSHOT

It is with great sadness that the family of Denise Buckshot announces her passing on the evening of Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
She was born Nov. 23, 1965 in Emo, Ont.
Loving mother of Katie Plante (Dylan); sister of Cheryl (Norm) and Jan (Cam); as well as aunt to many nieces and nephews.

EDMOND EUGENE DeGAGNÉ

Edmond DeGagné, of Winnipeg, Man., passed away suddenly on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg with family at his side.
Born Nov. 21, 1939 in Crozier, Ont., Ed is survived by his wife, Claudette (née Dupas) of 49 years; son, Marcel (Gayle); daughters, Suzanne (Jeff Mott) and Colette (Robert Neil); and granddaughter, Elizabeth.

ROY L. PETERSON

It is with deep sadness that the family of Roy L. Peterson announces his passing on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Roy was born Aug. 22, 1948 in Fort Frances, Ont. to the late Elof and Elna Peterson. He had lived all his life in the Rainy River District.

ROY L. PETERSON

It is with deep sadness that the family of Roy L. Peterson announces his passing on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Roy was born Aug. 22, 1948 in Fort Frances, Ont. to the late Elof and Elna Peterson. He had lived all his life in the Rainy River District.

DOROTHY ELIZABETH BURRELL

The family of Dorothy Elizabeth Burrell is saddened by her passing on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.
Dorothy was born Oct. 22, 1924 in International Falls, Mn. to Mary Ann (Callahan) and Crenvell (Chris) Campbell. She was the youngest of six children.
Dorothy married Roy Burrell in Fort Frances, Ont. on June 16, 1945 and became a landed immigrant. Together they raised four children.