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Memories of my Grandmother

Memories of my Grandmother

This past Monday my hometown, Rainy River, Ontario, lost one of its Grandma's… mine…

While the first several decades of her life she lived elsewhere, the past two (or so) she called Rainy River home. But unlike others, she was not known by her actual surname…. Between this column and my Mom, Norma-Jean Johnston, introducing Jean Heard as “Grandma Jean,” that is how everyone knew her!

Grandma bought a beautiful home on the corner of 6th St and River Ave. West… the latter street name saying it all… she loved seeing the river out her front viranda.

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