Beatrice Hemmens, 94, of Rainycrest Home for the Aged, 550 Osborne St., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away at her residence Monday, Oct. 25, 1999.
She was born Jan. 22, 1905 in La Vallee, Ont. to the late George and Florabelle McTavish.
Beatrice was raised and attended school in the La Vallee Township area. During World War II, she joined the Canadian Armed Forces and served her country as a nurse overseas in England. During the services, she returned to Canada and worked in the Veterans Hospital in Winnipeg, Man. until her discharge.