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ONTARIO - Kenora - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 5

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Date: Thursday, 26 May 2016, at 12:54 a.m.

Frank Peter Johnson

It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and best friend on Saturday, December 14, 2002. He was born on November 21, 1911 in Langruth, Manitoba and predeceased by his loving wife, Marion (Ronnebeck) of 58 years, his parents, Ellen and Albin Johnson as well as sisters Myrtle, Christina, Vivian, Julia and Ethel and brothers Gus, roy and Einar. 'F.P' as he was fondly referred to is survived by his daughters Carol (bud) Hall and granddaughter Melanie (Brad) alcock and great grandson William and Sue (stu) Barber and granddaughters Holly (bill) Isfeld and great grandchildren Krystianna and Liam all of Kenora and tara barber of Thunder Bay, sons Warren (emmy) Johnson and grandson Matthew of thunder Bay and Brent (doris) Johnson and grandchildren Brandon and Kayla of Dryden. Uncle Syke will be fondly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews.

Moving to Kenora during the 1930's he joined his brother-in-law, the late Frank Noseworthy, in establishing a trucking business. Upon returning to Kenora after his WW11 overseas RCAF service, he began a 34 year career with the Department of Highways (MTO) retiring in 1974 as an operator instructor and safety supervisor. Mom and Dad owned and operated Johnson's Cabins on Rabbit lake for may years. Frank was a long time member of the Royal Canadian legion Br #12 and the Masonic Lodge Pequonga 414. an avid bridge player, curler, hunter, fisherman, unwavering sports fan and was a very supportive participant of the Central Community Club. He was affectionately referred to as the Pied Piper, Paw Pumphouse, Poppa (John) and (GG) Great Grandpa by his adoring grand and great grandchildren. Dad was a humble person who will be remembered for his strength of character, dedicated work ethic and independent spirit.

In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, 1:30 p.m. december 19th at the Brown funeral Home & Cremation Centre. In lieu of flowers a donation in Dad's memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. The family extends their gratitude to the Pinecrest staff for their warm and loving care of Dad over the past three years.

Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial Service

1:30 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 19th, 2002

Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

Lillian Robinson (Schultz)

Lillian Robinson (Schultz) passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on December 13, 2002 at the age of 85.

She is survived by two daughters: Ardene (Ken) Vollman and Jacquie (Lorne) Simpson and four grandchildren: Michael and Robert Vollman, and Penny and Chad Simpson.

Born on a homestead near Coldwell, MB Lillian married Albert Edmund Robinson in Kenora ON in 1942 and lived in Lynn Lake MB, Uranium City SK, La Ronge SK, and The Pas MB until relocating after his death in 1978 to Ottawa ON. Lillian moved to Calgary in 1991 and resided at Bowcrest Care Centre where she was loved and cherished by staff, volunteers, and residents.

Lillian is survived also by two sisters, Martha (Roy) Soderberg of Summerland BC and Grace Hawryluk of Burnaby BC as well as by numerous nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to acknowledge the loving care Mom received from the staff at Bowcrest, Dr. P.B. Dunham, and Dr. D. Eliason. At her request, there will be no service. Interment next to her husband in Kenora ON will follow cremation.

Always a smile; always a laugh; much loved. In honour of her life, please hug your mother today.

Gordon Arnold Halverson

December 31st, 1932 - December 15th, 2002

Born in Berglund, Ontario

To Anna and Ben Halverson

Moved to Nestor Falls in 1937 to his family's tourist camp. Gordon guided at the family camp until he was 18. Went to work for the CN Railroad for a short time, then married his wife, Betty Halverson (Woolsey), in 1954.

Moved to Camp Robinson in 1955, cutting pulp and building roads for Mando. Gordon worked for Mando in different areas until 1974, then moved to Grande Prairie, Alberta until 1977, working for Cutbank Logging.

Gordon lost his youngest son Richard in 1977 in Grande Prairie. He then moved back to Kenora in the fall of 1977 and worked for various logging companies and pipe lines until retirement in 1997.

Gordon leaves to mourn, son Gary (Fran), daughters Kathie (Chuck) Cadger, Brenda (Vic) Giving, and Judy Lozej, and his wife and constant companion Betty.

Gordon has left 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren to carry on for him.

Survived by three brothers, Emil, Morris, and Bob (Arlene). He is also survived by one sister, Betty (Richard) and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, sister Pearl, brothers Bill, Leo and Harvey.

Gordon was an avid hunter and fisherman, loved camping and spending time with his family sharing his love of the outdoors.

Dad used to enjoy playing guitar and singing with his family. Gordon, husband, father,

grandfather, and uncle will be missed by us all.

Funeral arrangements in the care of the Dryden Community Funeral Home.

Wednesday, December 18th at 1:00 p.m. - Viewing, 2:00 p.m. Service.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

Funeral Service

2:00 p.m., Wed., Dec. 18, 2002

Dryden Community Funeral Home

Donn Milligan

Mr. Donn Milligan passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at his home Sunday, December 15th, 2002 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Donn is survived by his loving wife, Irene, and his daughters Margo (Jasin) Burgess and Erin, and his granddaughter Erica, as well as brothers Jack (Verna) and Cameron (Cynthia) and numerous nieces and nephews and the "son he never had", David Kron.

Donn was predeceased by his mother, Audrey and father, Robert.

Donn was born in Coronation, Alberta, in 1935, graduating from University of Alberta, Engineering in 1957. Donn was a visionary, devoting many years of his professional life to the improvement of the environment through the use of alternative energy. In 1974 Donn moved his construction company to Kenora. He was instrumental in creating and implementing many job projects in Kenora and surrounding areas with his construction company and later his engineering firm.

Most of all Donn was devoted to his family. Whatever he did in life it was based upon making his family happy.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Donn's life will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2002, at 2:00 p.m., at the Kenora Community Funeral Home with Deacon Hugh Evans officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital CT Scan Fund, 21 Sylvan St. W., Kenora, Ontario P9N 3W7 or the Canadian Cancer Society, Kenora District Unit, P.O. Box 824, Kenora, Ontario P9N 4B5.

Kenora Community Funeral Home


Memorial Service

2:00 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 19, 2002

Kenora Community Funeral Home

Esav Nevan Sandy-Kavanaugh

Esav Nevan Sandy-Kavanaugh passed away on Monday, December 16, 2002 at Lake of the Woods District Hospital.

He will be lovingly missed by his parents Les and Shelly, his brother and sister Camden and Candice, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Traditional Service will be held at Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Wednesday, December 18, 2002 from 1 - 4 p.m. Christian Burial will take place at N.W. Angle #33 on Thursday, December 19, 2002.

A special thanks to the staff of Lake of the Woods District Hospital for their care.

Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre entrusted with arrangements.

Christian Burial

Thursday, December 19, 2002

N.W. Angle #33

John Norman McLaughlin

June 2, 1914 - December 17, 2002

John passed away peacefully at the Pinecrest Home for the Aged.

He was predeceased by his parents, wife Helen, second wife Emily and brother Pat Rush. He is survived by his sister Pat Sundmark (Alf), sons John (Christine) and Keith (Leslie), grandsons Blair, Cameron, Mike and their mother Patricia.

He was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and grew up in Keewatin, Ontario. He enjoyed a long career in the mechanical field working for the former Mando company and various other agencies.

In 1940 he enlisted in the Canadian army at Winnipeg. He served in WWII throughout Europe until his discharge in October 1945. Following the war, he devoted a long proud service to the Royal Canadian Legion.

He was a man of many interests including politics, current events and sporting events. His passion was baseball, but he took up and enjoyed golf for many years. He also took great pleasure in watching his grandsons play hockey.

He volunteered on numerous community initiatives and took pride in his participation on the Kenora Recreation Centre Development Committee. Recent satisfaction was garnered from mastering his home computer.

He was a kind and gentle man who loved to meet people and tell a tale.

Memorial Service will take place at Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Friday, December 20, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Private interment to take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital CT Scan Fund, 21 Sylvan St. W., Kenora, ON P9N 3W7

Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial Service

11:00 a.m., Friday, December 20, 2002

Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

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