It is with heavy hearts the family of Colin Maurice Dalseg announce his sudden passing on Nov. 21, 2019 at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
Colin was born on Feb. 24, 1940, in Rainy River, Ont., son of Norman and Marie Dalseg (nee Mathieson).
Colin was raised in Morson, Ont. and started working for Dalseg's Forest Products in 1958 and worked on freight boats, the sawmill, drove truck, ran his own logging camp on Split Rock Island, Lake of the Woods, was manager of Dalseg's Marina and purchased Peterson's Stop and Shop grocery store in 1974.
In 1975, Colin started working for Boise Cascade in Fort Frances as a scaler. Colin sold the grocery store and moved his family to Emo, Ont. in 1976. Colin retired from Abitibi Forest Products in 1999.
After retiring, he worked for Tompkins Hardware in the summer months delivering boats for repair until 2018. Colin enjoyed teaching his children and grandchildren all about Lake of the Woods, how to run a boat and motor and where to fish.
Colin will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, Donna (nee Marmus); children, Bonnie (Jean), Debbie (Keith), Wendy (Kevin) and Dane (Robyn); grandchildren, Mathieu, Tressa, Tanner, Mina, Parker, Jack, Will, and Nathan.
Colin is also survived by his sisters, Katherine (Kristine), Carol, Ronda and JoAnn (Lenny) and their families.
Colin was predeceased by his parents and his older brother, Roy.
In honour of Colin's wishes, no service will be held.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be offered at www.northridgefuneralhome.com