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Obituaries

TIMOTHY JEWELL

Infant son of Cory Jewell and Jodi (nee Young) was stillborn on Friday, Sept. 30, 2005 at the Women’s Health Centre in Winnipeg, Man.

Besides his parents, he is survived by a sister, Bailey Jewell; a brother, Jordin Jewell; maternal grandparents, Roy and Janet Young of Emo, Ont.; paternal grandparents, Louis and Betty Jewell of Fort Frances, Ont.; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

They brought you for us to hold

You were too small to be born today

Your hands, feet and ears so perfect in every way.

HARRIET ANN WRIGHT

It is with great sadness that the family of Harriet Ann Wright announces her passing on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont. at the age of 90.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest Clifford (Ernie) Wright, on June 12, 1989; parents, James and Clara Norton; daughter, Clara Jean Wright on Sept. 16, 1959; grandson, Brian Allan; and brother, Malcolm Norton.

ELMER MORPHET

Elmer L. Morphet passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005 at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora, Ont.

He had been born June 24, 1926.

Elmer is survived by his beloved wife, Betty. He was the dear father of Dorothy (Bill) Jean-Louis and Richard Morphet, both of Thunder Bay, Ont., and Thomas (Tracey) Morphet of Kenora, Ont.; and also lovingly remembered by 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

LAURANCE CATHERALL

It is with the greatest sorrow that the family of Laurance Catherall announces his unexpected passing on Friday, Sept. 30, 2005 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.

Laurance was born Sept. 24, 1935 in London, England.

Laurance was predeceased by his wife and love of his life, Mary Margaret Catherall, on De, 11, 2002; his mother, May Frances Catherall of Fort Frances; and father, William Augustus Catherall of England.

ALMA LORRAINE BOUCHER

After a hard struggle, Alma Lorraine Boucher passed away peacefully into the waiting arms of her husband at the Hamilton Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005 in the company of her family. She was 77.

Alma, known affectionately as “Doodle” to many of us, left us as she lived—giggling, happy, and loving her life and family. For 24 years, she waited patiently to be with the man she loved. Mom finally got her wish.

DAVID ANDREW GALBRAITH

David Andrew Galbraith, son of the late Ellen Farmer Galbraith (Clunie) and the late William Donnell Galbraith, passed away in the presence of his loving children on Monday, Sept. 26, 2005 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 88th year.

He was the loving husband of the late Alfreda Josephine Galbraith, nee Herrem, of Fort Frances, Ont., who predeceased him on Nov. 25, 1993.

HARRIET ANN WRIGHT

It is with great sadness that the family of Harriet Ann Wright announces her passing on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont. at the age of 90.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest Clifford (Ernie) Wright, on June 12, 1989; parents, James and Clara Norton; daughter, Clara Jean Wright on Sept. 16, 1959; grandson, Brian Allan; and brother, Malcolm Norton.

JAMES FRANK FRASER

James Frank Fraser, 56, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005.

James is the beloved husband of Evelyn (nee Maki); and father to Wayne of Fort Frances, Ont., and Robert (Trish) of Winnipeg, Man., and grandchildren, Trent, Jade, and Robert Jr. of Winnipeg, Man.

PATRICIA MARIA FARAGHER

It is with great sadness that the family of Patricia Maria Faragher announces her passing on Monday, Sept. 26, 2005 at her home on Rainy Lake.

She was born March 17, 1941 in Thunder Bay, Ont. to her birth mother, Rose Fletcher (Pickering, Ont.) She was adopted by her parents, the late Alphonse and Erminia Daignault, and was raised in Fort Frances, Ont.

Fifty years ago, on July 4, she met Harlan Faragher, and it was love at first sight. They married on Oct. 25, 1958. Over the next 10 years, they started a close and loving family.

MARY A.E. MURRIE

 Mrs. Mary A.E. Murrie of Calgary, Alta., formerly of Parksville, B.C., passed away suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005 at the age of 78 years.

She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Cindy (Urban) Bowman of Manitoba, Murdock (Marg) Saunders of Yukon, David J. Murrie of Calgary, and Shauna (Grant) Liscoumb of Calgary; stepson, James R. Murrie; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Verenia Zucchiatti and Eloise (Jean) Camirand, both of Fort Frances, Ont.  

RUSSELL WADE DICKSON

Russell Wade Dickson, 65, passed away Sept. 10, 2005 of Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS).

He had been born Aug. 13, 1940 in Elgin, Ill., raised in International Falls, Mn., and was a long time resident of Mobile, Ala. He was the son of Grace Coral Dickson and Russell Earl Dickson (deceased) of International Falls, Mn.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Juanita Alvarez Dickson; son, Daniel Dickson; daughter, Kimberly Dickson Cooper; and two grandchildren, Mary Grace and John Collin Cooper, all of Mobile, Ala.

DAVID ANDREW GALBRAITH

David Andrew Galbraith, son of the late Ellen Farmer Galbraith (Clunie) and the late William Donnell Galbraith, passed away in the presence of his loving children on Monday, Sept. 26, 2005 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 88th year.

He was the loving husband of the late Alfreda Josephine Galbraith, nee Herrem, of Fort Frances, Ont., who predeceased him on Nov. 25, 1993.

THEA SINNINGHE

Thea Sinninghe, 75, of Rainy River, Ont., passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005 at the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont.

She was born Dec. 21, 1929 in the Netherlands to Jan and Frouk Wiersema. She was the third-oldest of 16 children, with 10 brothers and five sisters.

Thea’s husband, Thys, first met her brothers and became friends, but soon developed another friendship with Thea which lasted 54 years.

ARLEIGH JAMES MALLORY

It is with great sadness that the family of Arleigh James Mallory announce his passing on Thursday, September 22, 2005 at LaVerendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ontario at the age of 74.

He was born on December 23, 1930 in Fort Frances, Ontario to the late Dean and Alice Mallory. In his earlier years, he worked for Henry Motors for a period of time. During that time, he met the love of his life Jennie Lindquist, whom he was united in marriage to on June 15, 1952.

THEODORE (TED) STAINKE

It is with great sadness that the family of Theodore (Ted) Stainke announces his passing on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont. at the age of 99.

He was born Dec. 18, 1905 in Poland to the late August and Ernestine Stainke.

Ted moved to Canada in 1907. In November, 1924, he was united in marriage to Olga Wagner.

Following a brief period of time, the family moved to Portland, Ore., where Ted worked in construction. In 1929 during the Depression, the family moved to Saskatchewan to homestead.

EMMA (ALEXANDER) SPICER

The family of Emma Spicer sadly announces her passing on Monday, Sept. 19, 2005 at the West Haldimand General Hospital in Hagersville, Ont. in her 93rd year.

Emma was born to William and Emily Alexander on Feb. 26, 1912. She married Edwin Spicer on June 21, 1933 and they farmed in Kingsford Township for many years.

Emma and Edwin moved to Fort Frances, Ont., due to Edwin’s poor health, in the 1960s.

She was predeceased by her husband; one infant son; three brothers and three sisters; one sister-in-law; and one son-in-law.

EDNA VIOLA MCKENZIE

Edna McKenzie, 84, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away peacefully as a result of complications from a series of strokes at La Verendrye Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005.

She was born Nov. 29, 1920 in Emo, Ont. to Lesley and Ethel Cooper, and had resided in Rainy River District all of her life. As a child, she spent many years on Pipestone Lake, where her mother and father operated Trout Bay Lodge.

Edna was united in marriage to Vern McKenzie on Oct. 21, 1939 and together they settled in Fort Frances. She worked for various businesses in Fort Frances.

AARNE ALEXANDER LAHTI

It is with great sadness that the family of Aarne Alexander Lahti announces his passing on Friday, Sept. 16, 2005 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont. at the age of 87.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005 at 10 a.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances, with Rev. Frances Flook officiating.

The Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29 Colour Party will provide a tribute during the service.

Interment will take place in Riverview Cemetery in Fort Frances.

ROYDEN GEORGE ‘RED’ WILSON

Red passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005. He was born Sept. 26 to Bill and Edith Wilson in Windsor, Ont.

In 1940, he joined the Essex Scottish Regiment, later transferring to the Carlton Yorke Regiment. He served in the North Africa and Italy campaigns, and spent 13 months on the front line.

Following his discharge, he has been a continuing member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Br. #29 for 59+ years.

EARLE CLENDENNING

It is with great sadness, and yet great respect for a special life lived, that the family announces the passing of Earle Clendenning on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005.

Earle was born in Winnipeg, Man. to Arthur Burnett and Margret May Belle Clendenning on Sept. 27, 1929. They both predeceased him in 1975 and 1971.

Earle was united in marriage to his lifelong partner and best friend, Frances Barbara Young, in 1958.

In 1971, Earle relocated his family to Fort Frances, Ont., where he was district manager of West Fair Foods. Earle enjoyed business and working with people.

GARNET EMILE COUNCILLOR

Garnet Emile Councillor, 66, of Northwest Bay First Nation, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.

Garnet was born Feb. 23, 1939 at Northwest Bay First Nation to the late Rennie and Agnes Councillor. He had lived all his life in the district.

He was a native healer and also a traditional dancer at the pow-wows in the area. He also had worked as a logger, guide, firefighter, and at the local paper mill, and also was the owner/operator of his own business, Garnet’s Gas Bar.

TEDDY ANN BRIGHAM

Teddy Ann Brigham, of 202 Mercury Ave., Atikokan, Ont., passed away peacefully Aug. 2, 2005 at the Atikokan General Hospital in Atikokan.

Teddy Ann was born March 5, 1942 to Marvin and Ardelle Brigham. She was born and raised north of Emo, Ont., where she attended school in a one-room school.

As a teenager, she worked in various tourist camps in Emo while helping out at home.

Teddy Ann moved to Atikokan around 1957, where she raised her family.

ALICE MAY TINKESS

Mrs. Alice May Tinkess, 84, of Fort Frances passed away peacefully at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005.

Alice was born May 27, 1921 in Rainy River, Ont. She was raised and lived in Fort Frances.

Alice is survived by her husband, Roy, and children, Bob and wife, Jan, Nancy and husband, Bill Bone, Gail and husband, Russ Tonkin, and Stan and wife, Julie; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents, Mable and Norrie Godin.

ALICE MAY TINKESS

Mrs. Alice May Tinkess, 84, of Fort Frances passed away peacefully at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005.

Alice was born May 27, 1921 in Rainy River, Ont. She was raised and lived in Fort Frances.

Alice is survived by her husband, Roy, and children, Bob and wife, Jan, Nancy and husband, Bill Bone, Gail and husband, Russ Tonkin, and Stan and wife, Julie; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents, Mable and Norrie Godin.

ANGEL LYNN ROSE ALLAN-MARCHUK

(Shaboutay-Benaisekquay)

Angel Lynn Rose Allan-Marchuk was born August 30, 2005 at 11:45 a.m. weighing 2 lbs. 2 oz.

Angel is survived by her twin sister Brookelynn Arianna Rose Allan-Marchuk, sister Shaylynn Destiny Faith Allan-Marchuk, mother Lindsey Patricia Allan, father Eric Todd Marchuk, grandparents Charlene Allan, Lois Allan, Norman Allan Jr. (Acer), and Amy and Todd Marchuk, all of Fort Frances, as well as Gaétan Dubois from Lac St. Jean, Quebec.