Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Obituaries

JACOB ‘JACK’ SCHUITEMAN

Jacob “Jack” Schuiteman passed away peacefully at his home in Ranier, Mn. on Saturday, March 3, 2012 after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Jack is survived by his ever-loving wife of 47 years, Jackie, and his three children and nine grandchildren.

ROBERT J. ‘BOB’ SWING SR.

Bob Swing, 77, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away suddenly and peacefully on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.

ALBERT BRUNETTA

The family of Albert Brunetta announces that after a long, rich, and healthy life, Albert passed away at home on Saturday, March 3, 2012.
Albert was born Dec. 21, 1927 in Thunder Bay, Ont. into a large family of aunts, uncles, and cousins. He and his brothers, Ernie and Julian, and sister, Louise, moved to Fort Frances, Ont. with their parents when Albert was 12.

ERNEST (GUY) JOHN CALDER JR.

Ernest (Guy) John Calder Jr. passed away March 3, 2012.
Ernest was born in Fort Frances, Ontario on April 20, 1948 to the late Ernie and Eileen Calder.

PATRICIA ANNE GROZELLE

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Patricia Grozelle, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Pat was born Dec. 19, 1939 in Fort Frances to the late Mat and Anne Decker. She lived in Fort Frances all of her life.

ROBERT GARY LOVEDAY

Robert Gary Loveday, 50, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away unexpectedly, with his family by his side, on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances.
Gary was born in Emo, Ont. on May 18, 1961 to Lawrence and Beatrice Loveday.
He worked as a logger and a sawyer for several years. Gary also had a great love for fishing, fast cars, and eagles.

DOREEN CATHERINE ANTONSON

Doreen C. Antonson, 78, of Rainy River, Ont., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at the Rainy River Hospital with her family by her side.
Doreen was born Jan. 1, 1934 in Rainy River to Les and Annie Calder.
She was raised in Rainy River and was united in marriage to Lloyd Antonson. Together they resided and raised their family in Rainy River.

SANDRA ADAMS

In loving memory of Sandra Adams, 66, who passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
She was born Nov. 30, 1945.
Sandra is survived by her children, Rodney Angus of Fort Frances, Ont. and Lara Leigh Angus of California; three grandchildren; sister, Sally Coulson of Dryden, Ont.; and brother, Trevor Tew of Dryden, Ont.
A memorial service will be held in the spring.

IDA LORRAINE NORRIS

Lorraine Norris (Mattson), 85, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 with family by her side after a brief illness.
Lorraine was born May 24, 1926 in Shaunavon, Sask. to Esther (Ottavainen) and Hugo Mattson.
Lorraine married Jimmy Keith Norris on Sept. 14, 1947 in Fort Frances.

WILLIAM ELMER ‘BILL’ WASYKOWSKI

William Elmer “Bill” Wasykowski, 80, of 851 Colonization Rd. W., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
Bill was born Dec. 5, 1931 in Fort Frances to the late John and Nettie Wasykowski.

LARRY L. TROTT Sr.

Larry L. Trott Sr., 57, of International Falls, Mn., passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 at St. Mary’s Essentia Health in Duluth, Mn.
Larry was born Nov. 11, 1954 in International Falls. He was a lifelong resident of the Falls and served in the U.S. Air Force.
Larry enjoyed fishing, four-wheeling, spending time with his family, picking berries, and cooking.

BETH FLORENCE COLE SWANSON

Mrs. Beth Florence Cole Swanson went to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and her husband, Rev. Earl Swanson, on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.
Beth was born to Dan and Grace Cole of Walkerville, Mich. on March 6, 1914. Dan Cole managed the Walkerville Bank, of which C.W. McPhail was owner at the time.
Beth worked in the bank when she was young.

LOIS LORRAINE HELDER (nee RICCI)

Lois Helder (nee Ricci), of Morson, Ont., passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont. at the age of 80.
Lois was born July 7, 1931 in Rainy River, Ont. to Arthur and Margaret Ricci.

JAMES E. GRIFFITHS

James E. Griffiths passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 at home after a short illness.
He was born June 1, 1931, and grew up and was educated in Canada.

DAVID EDWARD JOSEPH FRENETTE

David Edward Joseph Frenette passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 at the Red Deer Hospice after a very brief battle with cancer.
David was born in 1938 in Fort Frances, Ont. to Ann (Lengyl) and Onesime Frenette.
David joined the RCAF in 1956 and attained the rank of corporal before he left the RCAF in 1967 in Kamloops, B.C.