Gus “Mork” Copenace Jr., 20, of Onigaming First Nation, Ont., passed away as a result of an accident Friday, May 28, 1999 at Sioux Narrows, Ont.
He was born Jan. 15, 1979 in Fort Frances, Ont.
Gus was attending Onigaming High School and would have graduated from grade 12 this year. He also had worked as a firefighter. He enjoyed attending Pow-Wows and taking part in traditional ceremonies.
He was a quiet person, and he also enjoyed weightlifting.
Gus is survived by his parents, Pam and Gus Copenace Sr.; and his brother, Ricky Copenace.