Monday, September 22, 2014

Obituaries

CHERYL NORTHEY (FLOREK)

Cheryl Lynn Northey, nee Florek, passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 from complications in childbirth.
Born March 6, 1976 to John and Janice Florek, Cheryl grew up in Atikokan, Ont.
Cheryl attended Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, receiving two degrees and becoming a successful computer programmer.

CAROL ELAINE TUCKER

It is with great sadness that the family of Carol Tucker, 77, announces her passing on Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
She was born Oct. 20, 1936 in Koochiching County, Mn. to Julia and Chris Miller.
She was united in marriage to Raymond Tucker on March 9, 1957.

DIXIE YVONNE (PEARSON) PIDLUBNY

The family of Dixie Yvonne Pidlubny sadly announces her passing, with family at her side, on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 at her home at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.
Dixie was five days short of her 87th birthday.
Dixie was a stay-at-home mom for most of her life. But after all the children were raised, she enjoyed working at M&S Bootery until she retired.

ROBERT DOUGLAS COOKE

Robert Douglas Cooke, 37, of Emo, Ont., passed away suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.
Bob is survived by his parents, Brenda and Randy Cooke of Emo, Ont., and his brother, Dan, of Red Lake, Ont.
Bob is also survived by the loves of his life, nephew, Kalan, and niece, Abby; as well as his grandmother, Elsie Cooke of Dauphin, Man., and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.

SOPHRONIA M. MOULTON (“FRONIE”)

Sophronia M. (“Fronie”) Moulton passed away peacefully, at the age of 96, on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
Fronie was born Aug. 11, 1918 in Chapple Township to William and Annie Moulton.
She lived and worked on the family farm all of her life until relocating to the Emo Health Centre’s Long-Term Care in 2011.

SIIRI SYLVIA GALLINGER

Siiri Sylvia Gallinger (nee Juhala), 95, passed away peacefully, with her granddaughter by her side, on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at Rainycrest Long Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.
Siiri was born May 10, 1919 in Finland, Ont. to Willie and Annie Juhula.

CHERYL NORTHEY (FLOREK)

Cheryl Northey, 38, of Thunder Bay, Ont., passed away suddenly on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Riverview United Church in Atikokan, Ont.
Friends may visit one hour prior to the service.

EVELYN PEARL GRENNIER

Evelyn Pearl Grennier (nee Woods) passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at Kelowna Hospice House at the age of 79.
She is lovingly remembered by her four children, Sandy, Bradley (Karel), Marilyn, and Penney (Nick) Samsom; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

ROBERT (BOB) McKELVIE

Robert (Bob) McKelvie passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 in Vancouver, Wash.
Bob was born June 23, 1929 in Fort Frances, Ont. to Albert (Mac) and Doris McKelvie.

LINDA DARLENE BECK (“Bakakoons”)

Linda Darlene Beck, “Bakakoons” from Adik–Caribou Clan, 65, of International Falls, Mn., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 at the Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Mn.
Linda was born Sept. 10, 1948 in Emo, Ont. She grew up at Manitou Rapids First Nation.
The former Linda Hunter was united in marriage to Joseph Beck on July 15, 1965.

LESLIE PERRAULT

Leslie Perrault, 64, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 in Thunder Bay, Ont.
A traditional service was held Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 at Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation.
A complete obituary will follow.

HERMAN ALFRED ANDERSON

It is with great sadness that the family of Herman Alfred Anderson announces his passing on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at the age of 79.
Herman is survived by his wife, Jeanette; sons, Michael and wife, Kim, of Fort Frances, Ont. and Bradford and wife, Sharoon, of Red Deer, Alta.; and granddaughters, Hannah and Paige.

KEN (CHICK) FARAGHER SR.

It is with heartfelt sadness that the family of Ken (Chick) Faragher Sr. announces his passing, with his family by his side, on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Chick was born July 9, 1945 and raised in Fort Frances, Ont. His childhood passions were baseball, hockey, fishing, trapping, and hunting.

DAVID EDWARD FRENETTE

David Edward Frenette passed away, at the age of 20, on Aug. 30, 2014 after a beautiful dive off the Humber River Bridge overlooking Humber Bay and the Toronto skyline.

LINDA DARLENE BECK (“Bakakoons”)

Linda Darlene Beck, “Bakakoons” from Adik–Caribou Clan, 65, of International Falls, Mn., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 at the Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Mn.
Linda was born Sept. 10, 1948 in Emo, Ont. She grew up at Manitou Rapids First Nation.
The former Linda Hunter was united in marriage to Joseph Beck on July 15, 1965.