Sunday, September 21, 2014

Obituaries

KENNETH ADAMS

Kenneth passed away peacefully at the Lake of the Woods Hospital on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 with family at his side.

Kenneth was born May 04, 1950 in Naongashing, Lake of the Woods. He was delivered by his Gogo (grandmother Handorgan).

JANE (JEAN) OLYNYK

A lovely angel was welcomed into Heaven on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.
On May 28, 1934, in Sundown, Man., a beautiful daughter was born to Joseph and Axanna Plichta. Jean was the fourth of nine children born into the family.
Jean moved to Fort Frances, Ont. with her family at the age of 10 and was a resident there for more than 50 years.

HELEN LAVERNE MYERS

It is with great sadness that the family of Helen Laverne Myers, 93, of Fort Frances, Ont., announces her passing on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances.
A celebration of Helen’s life will be held Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Knox United Church in Fort Frances, with Rev. Barbara Miller officiating.
A complete obituary will follow.

ARTHUR PATRICK COLFER

Arthur Patrick Colfer, 89, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances.
A complete obituary will follow.

MARGARET JOAN DAW

Margaret Joan Daw, 74, of Barwick, Ont., passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont., with her family by her side, after a brief battle with cancer.
Margaret was born Feb. 6, 1938 in Durham, Ont. to James and Bertha Hyatt.

FRED KOZIK

Fred Kozik, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at the age of 79.
He was born Nov. 28, 1932 in Fort Frances to the late Harry and Mary Kozik.
Upon graduating from the FFHS at the age of 16, Fred began his working career, working in the banking industry in both Atikokan, Ont. and Fort Frances.

GRETA HILDEGARD (HILDA) LAVERDURE

Our Saviour, Jesus Christ, has destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light through the Gospel.
Let us remember with thanksgiving what God has done through His servant, Greta Hildegard (Hilda) Laverdure (nee Peters).
Hilda Laverdure was given life by her creator and was born on Feb. 24, 1926 in Jakanowen, Germany, the child of Robert Peters and Tiofile Peters (nee Metzker).

JEAN OLYNYK

Jean Olynyk (nee Plichta), 78, of Steinbach, Man., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at the St. Adolph Personal Care Home.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph, two daughters, and one son and their families.
She was predeceased by one son.

DELORES JOSEPHINE MARGARET CROSS

It is with great sadness that the family of Delores Cross, 84, of 337 McIrvine Rd., Fort Frances, Ont., announces her passing on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
Delores was born Dec. 31, 1927 in Churchbridge, Sask. to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Speidel.

HILDA LAVERDURE

Hilda Laverdure (nee Peters) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Lutheran Hour (508 Victoria Ave.) in Fort Frances.
After the service, family and friends can proceed to Riverview Cemetery for the burial service, then return to church for lunch.

SHARON JOYCE TYSZ

As many know, dementia is a terrible disease. Today, our family struggles with feelings of relief and sadness. Relief that the battle against the disease is over and sadness and despair–we lost our Mom.
Sharon Joyce Tysz passed peacefully on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont. at the age of 80.

ALBERT JAMES VAN DRUNEN

The family of Albert James Van Drunen, of Dance Township, Ont., sadly announces his passing on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
Bert was born Jan. 30, 1929 in Emo Townhip to Grace and Peter Van Drunen.

MARIE GEIGER

With heavy hearts our family announces the passing of our mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, Marie Geiger, on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at the Dryden Regional Health Centre in Dryden, Ont. with family by her side.
She was born July 10, 1943.

WILLIAM NEAL ‘BILL’ MARTIN

With family at his side, William Neal “Bill” Martin, 81, of 816 Front St., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances.

PEARL MARIE WARDMAN

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Pearl Marie Wardman, 93, on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont.