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ONTARIO - Kenora - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 18

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Date: Thursday, 26 May 2016, at 1:11 a.m.

Lucy Patrick Lee

Lucy Patrick Lee passed away peacefully at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital on Tuesday March 4, 2003.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on August 13, 1914, she graduated from the Winnipeg General Hospital, nursing class of 1936. Through Lucy's nursing skills and Christian values she served her family, friends and her community. Her life was characterized by love, joy and compassion always for others. She was predeceased by her life-long soulmate and husband of 62 years, Bill. She will be always loved and remembered by her children, Michael Patrick (Brenda) of Cooper Creek, B.C.; Peter William John (Debbie) of Nelson, B.C.; Patricia Elizabeth Lee (Donald) of Sooke, B.C.; Mary Anne King (Gordon) of Ottawa, Ontario and Janet Lilian Hutchinson (Jim) of Keewatin, Ontario; grandchildren, Heather Brooks (Kevin), Jonathan Lee, Tawnee Matheson (Chad), Robbie McKenzie, Danica Lee, Susan and William Cant, Laura and Timothy King, Jennifer Fines (Glenn) and Jillian Hutchinson; great-grandchildren Hailey Matheson and Erin Brooks.

Funeral services will be held for the Late Lucy Patrick Lee on Saturday March 8, 2003 at 2 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church, 195 Collegiate Street, Winnipeg, with Rev. David J. Pate officiating. Cremation to follow with interment at a later date.

The family wish to thank the loving nurses of Unit 2 at Pinecrest District Home for the Aged and 3 East of the Lake of the Woods District Hospital and Dr. W. Loewen.

As expressions of sympathy donations to the Pinecrest Home for the Aged, 1220 Valley Drive, Kenora, Ontario P9N 2W7.

Kenora Community Funeral Home


Funeral Services

2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 8, 2003

St. James Anglican Church

Myrtle Kristina Johnston

In loving memory of Myrtle Kristina Johnston:

August 13, 1914 - May 29, 2003

Myrtle passed away peacefully on May 29, 2003 at Pinecrest Home for the Aged with her loving family by her side.

She is survived by three children Judy (Vic) Lund, Blaine (Kathy) Johnston of Kenora and Gary (Lil) Johnston of Regina, Saskatchewan; sisters Doris McMahon and Jeanette Sward; brother Don (Ilene) Sutherland all of Kenora. Grandchildren Brad (Bradey) Lund of Kenora, Jana (Tracy) Judge of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Shannon (Don) Denovan of Ottawa, Ontario; great-grandchildren Seth Lund, Kenora Mikayla and Shalene Denovan of Ottawa and Emily Brentnell of Regina and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her loving husband William (Al) Johnston, January 1, 1977, brother Jack Sutherland, brothers-in-law Don McMahon and Ingvar Sward and her parents Sophie and Walter Sutherland. Myrtle was an avid curler and it was hard for her to have to put away her broom at age 80. She was a dedicated volunteer for 25 years at Pinecrest Home for the Aged and loved her work there very much. She volunteered for other causes in the community as well. She was a member of the Lake Woodena Rebekah Lodge #183. She could sew, knit or bake anything and everything.

Visitation will be held Monday June 2, 2003 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Kenora Community Funeral Home. Funeral services for Myrtle Johnston will be held on Tuesday June 3, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Lake of the Woods Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital Foundation, C.T.Scan Fund., 21 Sylvan Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3W7 or to the Pinecrest Home, 1220 Valley Drive, Kenora, Ontario.

'You are finally home Mom'

On Line Condolences may be made at

Kenora Community Funeral Home


Funeral Services

2:00 p.m., Tues. June 3, 2003

Kenora Community Funeral Home

Brian Dean Carlson

On Monday, May 5, 2003 Brian Dean Carlson husband to Sharon and father to Angela, Anthony, Johnathon and Richard passed away at his home.

Funeral service was held in the Chapel of the Omega Funeral Home on Friday, May 9, 2003, at 1:30 PM with Pastor Steve Wilson officiating with Brian's final place of rest to be Kenora, Ontario at a later date.

Brian was born on April 7, 1965 to Brian and Murrie Carlson in Kenora and later attended school in Fort Frances, Ontario. Brian worked and lived in various places during his younger years with two of his major accomplishments being as an owner-operator for Coca Cola in Northwestern Ontario and working at the Fort Frances Paper Mill where he held three positions simultaneously during his tenure there.

Brian later made the decision to further his education and moved his family to Thunder Bay where he attended Confederation College. He worked hard and received his diploma for Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance in June of 1999. Brian was employed by Field Aviation Company Inc., Portage la Prairie, Manitoba until his death.

Brian was a loving father who spent many hours fishing and camping with his beloved family. His quiet gentle manner enabled all to know him as a kind and caring person.

Brian was predeceased by his grandparents, Marguerite Williams, Bill Hoffmeister Sr., Mickey Rapinda, Peter Hynbida and great-grandmother Florence Carlson. He leaves to mourn his passing along with his wife and children, his parents; Murrie Hoffmeister (Robert), Brian (Anna) Carlson, sister Lorrie (Brian) Cox, brother Blake, mother-in-law Pat, brother-in-law Ian, Grandparents and numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Friends. He will also be greatly missed by his life long friend Kirk Wihnan.

Should friends so desire, donations may be made to a post-educational fund for Brian's

children through your local branch of the TD Canada Trust. A Bursary for the 2004 / 2005 school year will be made, in Brian's name by Sharon and the children, to a student furthering their education in Aviation Mechanics through Confederation College.

The Omega Funeral Home (1-800-303-4621) are in care of the arrangements. Friends may leave a message and sign the register at our web site "Where life stories live on".

Swen Bowman

Peacefully after a lengthy illness, Swen Bowman passed away May 20, 2003 at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital.

Beloved husband of Peggy, devoted father and grandfather to Roger (Lindsay) Cullan, Casey and Gregg (Linda) Morgan, Dylan and brother of Eddie (Martha). Swen was predeceased by his parents and his sister Astrid. He is also survived by brother-in-law George Boon and sister-in-law Winnie Gregg and very special neighbours Diddy and Dave.

Swen was born November 4, 1920 in Lulea, Sweden and immigrated as a young child to Kenora where he was raised and educated. He served overseas during World War II. Swen and Peggy were married in March 1947 and raised their sons in Kenora. For many years Swen owned and operated Swen Bowman Electric retiring in 1972. After retirement Swen wanted to give back to the community that had given him so much, and so, oversaw the construction of the Lake of the Woods District Hospital addition, the Royal Canadian Legion and the Kenora Curling Club. He was a member of the Lake of the Woods Shrine Club, K-40, Pequonga Lodge, Royal Canadian Legion #12 and Honourary Life Member of the Kenora Curling Club. He was the proud recipient of the Governor General's Medal in 1977.

At Swen's request immediate cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Charity of Your Choice.

On Line Condolences may be made at

Kenora Community Funeral Home


Richard Ashopenace Sr.

Peacefully after a lengthy illness, Richard Ashopenace Sr. passed away on May 23, 2003 at 11:25 a.m. at Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home. He was 81 years old.

Beloved husband of Madeline, a father of Archie, Mary Madeline, Sally, Tony, Patricia, Richard Jr. and Rachel. A grandfather of 25 children, and great grandfather of 14 children.

Richard was born on March 12, 1922 in Grassy Narrows (Old Grassy). In the duration of his life, he served the Community in numerous ways. He loved animals, nature and lived life to the fullest. He will be remembered and deeply missed.

On behalf of the family, we would like to thank the staff of Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home for their care and support for Richard.

A wake service began on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at Grassy Narrows at First Nations. Burial will take place on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 with interment at Grassy Narrows Cemetery.


Burial Servcie

Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Grassy Narrows Cemetery

Doreen Brooks-Brinkman


Mom passed to heaven after a brief struggle with cancer. She leaves to mourn her passing her cherished husband Gordon Brinkman Sr, her beloved daughters Karen (Peter Kay, Ear Falls), Zoria (Jeff Collinson, Kenora) and Crystal (Lenny Slusarcyk, Kenora). She also leaves her grandchildren Britney (Erik Forster, Pembroke) and Raymond Kay, Kurissa Langner, Tara Collinson, Marisa (Nathaniel Newell) and John Slusarcyk. She also leaves, her pride and joy, her great granddaughters Robyn Noelle Langner and Lila Rose Slusarcyk.

Mom was happiest in her garden, nurturing her plants, as well as her family. She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.

Be at peace Granny. Until we meet again.

A private family service has been planned. In lieu of flowers donations to the Salvation Army may be made in Doreen's memory.


Anne Hulagrocki


Anne Hulagrocki, a resident of Kenora, Ontario passed away peacefully at the lake of the Woods District Hospital on May 25, 2003.

Anne married John Hulagrocki on April 29, 1944 and together they had 3 children.

Anne was born on July 22, 1924 in Kenora, Ontario and was seventy-eight years old.

She was predeceased by her parents Joseph Luby and Helen (Sabadoz) Luby, brother Harry Luby and sister Rose (Luby) Mulski. She will be lovingly missed by her husband John, children margaret A. Hulagrocki (Kenora), Jean marie Hulagrocki (B.C.), James John (Kathy) Hulagrocki (Longbow Lake, ON), grandchildren, Donald B. Matlock (wife Lynn) (Kenora), Kristopher Hulagrocki (longbow Lake, ON), great grandchildren Jaymie Helen Matlock (Kenora) and Alexis D. Matlock (Kenora), she will also be missed by her sister Jeanne (luby) Groshak, "God children" and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Anne was a devoted follower of the Catholic faith and strongly promoted the Ukrainian culture with relatives and friends. She found great pleasure in maintaining a garden as well as in cooking, crocheting, and knitting until her health diminished.

She was a tireless volunteer, giving her time to the Notre Dame C.W.L, St. Nicholas Ukrainian C.W.L., the Ukrainian Literary Society, Kenora Seniors Centre, she also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Branch #12 for 40 years and member of the Lake of the Woods District Hospital Auxiliary as well as many others.

Prayers will be held at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 4th Street North, on Thursday, may 29, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 4th Street North on Friday, may 30, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. with the Very Reverend Father Canon Daren Gallivan officiating.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the third floor staff of lake of the Woods District Hospital and all other hospital staff for all their helpfulness, also to Father Al Campeau for all his support.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Memorial Service

10:00 a.m., Fri., May 30, 2003

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church

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