Evelyn Tribe, 79, passed away peacefully in her home on April 30, 2019.
Ev was born in La Vallee, Ontario on Dec. 18, 1940, the youngest of five children to Florence and Clint Teeple.
In her younger years, Ev worked all over northwestern Ontario. One of the highlights of her work life was her time at Campbell's Cabins in Lac La Croix where she had plenty of fun and many adventures. Soon after, she went on to marry the love of her life, Moe Tribe, on Dec. 1, 1961 and later they purchased Tribe's Lunch Bar at the Sapawe Corner where she was well known for her homemade pies.
She also worked as a cook at Premier Lake and the Ontario Hydro (construction) camp for many years.
Before long, Ev and Moe went on to start a new business endeavour alongside Dagmar Sampson, Doug and Lorraine Tribe, The Iron Mine on Main Street, Atikokan.
Ev had many 'sons' who visited her in the pub; she loved them dearly and shared many memories with them. In her retirement, Ev enjoyed playing crib with her friends at the Legion and spending time with her family at Niobe Lake, especially her great grandson Lincoln.
Ev is survived by her husband, Moe; children, Sherri (Scott) and Todd; second son, Alan (Sheila) Kennedy; and foster daughter, Brenda (Dave) Gustafson; grandchildren, Jesse (Brianna), Liam (Stephanie), and Jillian; great-grandson, Lincoln; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents and step-father, Herb; brothers, Jim and Edward; sisters, Alice and Elaine; brothers-in-law, Jim Kennedy and Jim Castle; and nephew, Everett (Butch) James.
A funeral service was held May 7 at Riverview United Church in Atikokan, with burial following at Little Falls Cemetery.