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ONTARIO - Kenora - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 39

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Date: Thursday, 26 May 2016, at 1:37 a.m.

Marjorie (Huntbatch) Rowland

On November 10, 2003 at Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home at the age of 88 years, Marjorie (Huntbatch) Rowland dearly beloved mother and best friend of Louisa (Rowland) Byington, continued her journey.

Marge was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 7, 1914, the eldest daughter of Percy and Martha Huntbatch. She attended school at Seven Oaks in Winnipeg. She spent many summers at Brereton Lake in the Whiteshell at their summer cottage, where she met and married Harold Rowland. They were married May 16, 1940 in Winnipeg, before he joined the Armed Forces in WWII. During the war, she worked at the Winnipeg Post Office as a sorter.

After the war they moved to Redditt in 1946. Marge continued to live in Redditt until January of 2003 when she became a resident of Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home. Marge loved gardening, birds, animals and painting and crafts. She was well known and loved by all her friends and neighbors.

She will be sadly missed by her daughter Louisa Byington (Dave Jones), dear friends, Mabel Makinen, Merle and Al Jamieson, Margaret and Frank Holliday, Muriel Coughlin, the Hurleys, Win, Em and Gail all of Redditt, Georgie Kinnaird of Welland, Ontario, her nieces and nephews and her many friends from the U.S.

Marge was predeceased by her husband, Harold Rowland in 1972, her parents, Percy and Martha Huntbatch, two sisters Nora Morris and

Lil Blower and one brother, George Huntbatch all of Winnipeg.

There will be a Graveside Service at the Redditt Cemetery Friday, Nov. 14/03 at 2 p.m. and a tea to follow at the Redditt Community Club.

Pallbearers: Dave Jones, Terry Byington, Al Jamieson, David Byington, Michael Heppelle and Russell Schneider.

On Line Condolences may be made at

Kenora Community Funeral Home 547-6000

Graveside Service at Redditt Cemetery

Friday, Nov. 14/03 at 2 p.m.

Rose Pearl Acree

Rose Pearl Acree, born December 17, 1923, passed away November 6, 2003 at LaVerendry Hospital in Fort Frances. Her husband Jack of 61 years and children were all by her side.

Pearl was born in Harris Hill, Ontario to Martin and Lena Kreger and lived her life in Kenora and Rainy River. Mom was a cook first at her father's

logging camp and after raising eight children she was a cook at the Kenora District Correctional Facility. For 15 years until retirement, mom enjoyed playing cards - especially cribbage and smear, and visits from her family. She was a member of Knox United Church in Rainy River. All those who knew her came to love her because of her warmth and kindness. She had a big heart and always made everyone feel special.

Pearl is survived by husband Charles 'Jack' Acree and her children: Wayne (Anne) Rainy River, Nancy (Bill) Russell, Winnipeg, Perry (Eva), George (Pat), Julie (Richard) Roy, all of Kenora, Kathie (Kip) Bradfield, Sault St. Marie and Paul of Thunder Bay. Also daughters-in-law Rose Acree and Joan Warner of Kenora. Grandchildren Ross Acree, Tracey Chaignon, Kerry Acree, Angie Kripner, Jennifer, Karl, Darrick and Kellie Acree, Donna Beharriell, David Bradfield, Michael Roy, Shelley Elle, Amy, Amber and Chars Acree. Two great grandchildren, Aaron and Joey, one brother, Bobby Kreger of Rainy River, sisters Olga Alexander of Dryden. Eda (Vic) Ostman of International Falls and Elsie (Bob) Ewald of Rainy River and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mom was predeceased by her parents Martin and Leana, daughter Rosemary, son Charles in 2003, brothers Albert, John, Dan, Audie and sisters Tillie, Ella, Evy and Annabelle.

Services were held on November 10 at Knox United Church in Rainy River with Pastor Ron Grout officiating. Pallbearers were Corrie and Archie Wiersema, Sid Ward, Robert Kreger, Ross Acree and Kirby Ewald.

Donations in memoriam may be made to the Rainy River Hospital Memorial Fund, 115 Fourth Street, Box 236, Rainy River, Ontario P0W 1L0.

Services were held November 10, 2003 at Knox United Church in Rainy River

Sharon Marie Firth (Tataryn)

It is with profound sadness that we announce the accidental passing of Sharon Firth on Monday, November 10, 2003 in Calgary, Alberta at the age of 36 years.

Sharon leaves to cherish her beautiful memory her beloved husband

Earl Firth; parents Louis and Effie Tataryn; brothers Philip Tataryn (Judith), Dr. Brian Tataryn (Kristin); sister Sandra Boutcher (Chris); nieces and nephews Laura, Emily, Alexander and Geoffrey. She will also be lovingly remembered by her second mom and dad Sylvia and George Firth, her much loved dog Casey, her 'sister' cousin Beverly Stepaniuk, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, and her 'family' in Calgary.

To those who were fortunate to have known her, Sharon truly was an angel.

Everyone she touched over the years with her warm and generous heart, wonderful laughter and beautiful smile will fondly remember her. Sharon was a person who lived life to the fullest, enjoyed every day and wanted to share that joy with those around her. She was the most kind and generous person, always putting others' needs first without hesitation. Sharon loved music and dancing and also enjoyed travelling. She always looked forward to family gatherings. Sharon had an especially close relationship with her nieces and nephews who lovingly referred to her as 'Auntie Share'. She loved children and was hoping to become a mother some day. She would have been a wonderful mom and we believe she is caring for children in heaven.

Prayers will be said on Monday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church, at Munroe and Watt, Winnipeg, MB with

Rev. Fr. Darren Kawiuk officiating. Interment will take place in Rosa, Manitoba following the Service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sharon's memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Children's Wish Foundation.

She lived, she loved, she laughed and now she is with the angels. Sharon, you are our guardian angel now. We will always be thankful for every moment we shared with you.


Cropo Funeral Chapel

Winnipeg, Manitoba

(204) 586-8044

Divine Liturgy - Tuesday, November 18th

10 a.m. at Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Winnipeg, MB

Robert Walt Horley

Aug. 7, 1927 - Nov. 18, 2003

The family of Robert Walt Horley is saddened to announce the passing of their husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend on November 18, 2003.

He is survived by his wife Carol, his children Rob and Lois Horley, Susan and Bill Harrison, Will and Melaine Horley, Peter Horley and his grandchildren Mya and Colin Horley, Chelsea Horley and Derek and Brock Harrison. Robert is also survived by his sisters Ruth Horley and Faith Sahadath, and Faith's children Kathy and Cris and their families.

Robert is predeceased by his parents Katherine and Walter Horley.

Robert was born and raised in Rainy River, Ontario. He attended University in Toronto taking Forestry and Naval Officers Training. As a young man he followed his passion for the outdoors by pursuing a life long career of logging on the Alneau Peninsula.

Robert married the love of his life Carol (nee Day of Oakpark, Illinois) in August of 1962. Together they enjoyed a full and rewarding life sharing their love of the outdoors.

With many years of hard work Robert and his family built and operated The Sanctuary Island Resort on Whitefish Bay, Lake of the Woods.

Robert was a true pioneer conservationist, preserving and restoring the environment from which he derived his living.

Robert was a highly respected member of the community, speaking with integrity and wisdom. He was a fair and honest man in his business dealings and touched the lives of many.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, Nov. 24, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lake of the Woods Chapel in Sioux Narrows with Peggy Mason officiating.

You will always be in our hearts. We will miss you forever.

Rest in Peace.

As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers if you so wish, donations may be made in Robert's memory to the Lake of the Woods Chapel - Memorial Fund in Sioux Narrows, Ontario or National Breast Cancer Foundation, 790 Bay St., Suite 1000, Toronto, ON M5G 1N8.



Funeral Service - Monday, Nov. 24, 2003 at 2 p.m.

At the Lake of the Woods Chapel in Sioux Narrows

Dorrine Carroline Longmuir (Mulholland)

We regretfully announce the passing of Dorrine. Her struggle with her lengthy illness came to an end on Monday, November 17, 2003. In silence she suffered much but now she rests, as the Lord, her shepherd ,guided her to everlasting peace with friends and family at her side.

The family would like to thank Dr. Brian Bowerman and staff on the 2nd floor of Lake of the Woods District Hospital for all their care and compassion with our loved one. A special "Thank you" to Sandy and Ralph Carlson for looking after Dorrine's needs so well. She thought the world of them and adopted them as her own saviours in much needed situations.

Also a tribute to those that were so close to Dorrine, they know who they are, and a special mention to her long and dearest friend Chris Caithcart who has a heart that is over flowing with love and affection for everyone.

Dorrine was born in Redditt to Maude and Bill Mulholland on July 10, 1940. Being the youngest of nine children, she learned quickly to hold her own, whether it be hunting, picking berries or just playing in "Fogo's" field which for a while became her nickname to many she knew for her demeanor and stamina.

Spending most of her chosen life close to home, she was quietly known for her culinary skills with many establishments within and around the community. A few being - the Redditt lunch counter, Annette Romanek, Gennie Sinclair, C.J. School and Beckets Motel until her health problems began with a vengeance.

Dorrine had a heart of gold and cherished many memories. She was predeceased by her Mother and Father, three brothers...Everette, Robert and Garnett. Also three sisters...Gladys, Minnie and Doris.

Dorrine is survived by one brother Bill (Anne) of B.C. and one sister Laura (Roy) Craven of Kenora, and several first and second nieces and nephews.

Dorrine's desire was very simple as was her life style, that being

immediate cremation, no flowers, frills or Service. Any one wishing to donate please do so to the "Lake of the Woods District Hospital Cat Scan Fund" her honour. May we always remember that her "Individuality" drove her desire to be different, and we should respect her wishes.

"I do it good for you gal" ... also your request!

May peace shine on you always.....

Love Sharron, Wayne and family members.

This poem requested by Dorrine.....

To Those I Love And Those Who Loved Me
When I am gone, release me let me go...
I have so many things to see and do,
You mustn't tie yourself to me with tears;
Be happy that we had so many years,
I gave to you my love
You can only guess
How much you gave me in happiness,
I thank you for the love you each have shown,
But now it's time I travelled on alone.
So grieve you must;
Then let your grief be comforted by trust,
It's only for a while that we must part,
So bless the memories within your heart.
I won't be far away, for life goes on;
So if you need, call and I will come,
Though you can't see me or touch me,
I'll be near
And if you listen with your hearts,
You'll hear.
All of my love around you soft and clear.
And then, when you must come this way alone
I'll greet you with a smile and say
"Welcome home."


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