Monday, March 30, 2015

Obituaries

MARGARET ‘MUGGINS’ GEORGE

Margaret “Muggins” George passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, at the age of 93, at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.
Born Margaret Pollard, Muggins was born Jan. 19, 1920 in Hurkett, Ont. but spent most of her childhood and adult life on Rainy Lake.

JOAN ALLISON

Joan Allison, 80, of 525 Scott St., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away peacefully, with family by her side, on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
She was born Nov. 28, 1932 in The Pas, Man. to the late Ernie and Lillian Barr.

MARGARET ‘MUGGINS’ GEORGE

It is with deep sadness that the family of Margaret “Muggins” George announces her passing on Monday, April 29, 2013 at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.
A complete obituary will follow
Online condolences may be offered at www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com

AARNE EUGENE HAHKALA

It is with great sadness that the family of Aarne Eugene Hahkala (“Butch”), of Miscampbell Township, Ont., announces his sudden passing at his beloved farm on Saturday, April 27, 2013.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo, Ont.
A complete obituary will follow.

JOAN ALLISON

Joan Allison, 80, of 525 Scott St., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away peacefully, with family by her side, on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
A complete obituary will follow.
Online condolences may be offered at www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com

IRENE SKIRTEN

With heavy hearts, the family announces the passing of Irene Skirten.
Surrounded by her children, Irene, 94, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
A complete obituary will follow.
Online condolences may be offered at www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com

EDWARD LEONARD GRYNOL

Sadly, the family of Edward L. Grynol, 81, of Fort Frances, Ont., announces his passing on Wedensday April 24, 2013 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances.
A complete obituary will follow.

ELIZABETH ANNE (‘BETTY ANNE’) COULTER

Elizabeth Anne (“Betty Anne”) Coulter, 49, of Bear Pass, Ont., passed away Monday, April 22, 2013 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Betty Anne was born May 20, 1963 in Brantford, Ont.
She was respected art teacher at both Atikokan High School and Fort Frances High School. She loved her job and students. She enjoyed doing arts and crafts, painting, and jewellery-making.

LORNA PETERS WROLSTAD

It is with great sadness that the family of Lorna May Peters Wrolstad announces her passing after a courageous battle with cancer.
Lorna Peters Wrolstad, 90, entered into eternal peace, with her family by her side, on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
Lorna was born Nov. 26, 1922 in Blue Township, Ont., a daughter of the late Walter and Mary Hartnell.

MARGARET BIG GEORGE

It is with great sadness that the family of Margaret “Sweet Pea” Big George announces her passing on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at the Bay Shore Nursing Home in Duluth, Mn.
Margaret was born Jan. 2, 1945 in Big Island First Nation, Ont. to William and Roseanna Big George.

SHIRLEY MUTZ

It is with great sadness that the family of Shirley Mutz, of Devlin, Ont., announces her passing on Monday, April 22, 2013 at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in Thunder Bay, Ont., with Danielle Gustafson at her side.
She was born Sept. 19, 1931 in Fort Frances, Ont. to the late Art and Bertha Livingstone.

MILO FREDNAN OLSON

Peacefully, with his wife and daughter holding his hands, Milo Frednan Olson slipped away to Heaven on Easter Monday, April 1, 2013 at the Gull Lake Senior Care Home in Gull Lake, Sask.
Milo was born Feb. 7, 1918, the second son of six children born to Conrad and Mary Olson of Spalding, Sask. He attended Lake Edward School in his early years.

RUTH NAOMA CAUL

Ruth Naoma Caul (nee Perkins), 98, of Riverside Long-Term Care in Rainy River, Ont., passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Ruth was born Monday, Oct. 26, 1914 in Conway, N.D. to the late Morris and Doris Perkins. She moved to Rainy River District at a young age.

ERIC LEE OTTERTAIL (“Waasegonegaabo” Waasii Clan)

Eric Lee Ottertail (“Waasegonegaabo” Waasii Clan), 32, of Lac LaCroix First Nation, Ont., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
Eric was born March 8, 1981 in Fort Frances, Ont. and had lived all his life in Rainy River District.

TINA “TRIJNTJE” VISSER

Tina (Trijntje Wieringsma) Visser, 99, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at the Emo long-term care facility in Emo, Ont.
She was born Nov. 1, 1913 in Stiens, Friesland, The Netherlands. She enjoyed doing deliveries on bike for her father’s fish store with her sister, as well as sailing, swimming, and bookkeeping.