Wednesday, August 20, 2014



It is with a heavy heart that the family of Vivian Marie Cole announces her peaceful passing on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at the Dryden Regional Health Centre in Dryden, Ontario. She was 85 years old.
She proudly raised and supported her three daughters, Glenda Belluz (Jim), Sheila Medwechuk (Jack), and Judy Baker (Jerry). She loved the quality time she shared with her girls.


On Aug. 14, 2014, one month shy of her 86th birthday, Jenny Wonfor passed away at La Verendrye General Hospital, with family there to see her through.


Sadly the family announces the sudden passing of Scott Allen Lamphiear, 50 of Dawson Twp., Ont. on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.
As per Scott’s wishes, no service will be held and interment will take place in Baraboo, Wisconsin at a later date.
Online condolences may be offered at


It is with great sadness that the family of Michael (Mike) Baranowski announce his passing on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 at the Fort Frances La Verendrye Hospital with his family by his side.
Mike was born Sept. 24, 1927 in Mine Centre, Ont. to Michael and Paulina Baranowski. He spent his childhood In Emo and joined the Merchant Marines in his late teens.


The family and friends of Dino D’Agostini sadly announce his passing on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at the age of 97 in Fort Frances, Ont
Dino was born in Toronto on April 2, 1917 to Teodora and Filippo D’Agostini. The D’Agostini family later moved to Espanola and then settled in the Gatchel area of Sudbury where they lived in a house that had no basement, toilet or running water.


With family by her side, Evelyn Pearl Loveday passed away peacefully at Pinewood Court in Thunder Bay, on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.
Mom anticipated being re united in heaven with her beloved husband, Herman Loveday, and her two sons, Duane and Mark.


On the evening of Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, Elaine Wilson was reunited with her husband, Bill (Pud) Wilson.
Born in 1934, she spent her early years in the Emo, Ont. area. She loved sports, flowers, and being outdoors. When Elaine met Pud, it was their mutual love of the outdoors that brought them together.


Arden Barnes, of Ranier, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014.
Arden was born in International Falls, MN on Nov. 22, 1928, to John and Gina (Finstad) Erickson.
Arden graduated from Falls High School in 1946 and enrolled in pre-nursing at Duluth State Teachers College. In 1949 she transferred to St. Scholastica and graduated in February, 1951, as a Registered Nurse.


Agnes Waldeck was born on Nov. 9, 1922 in Altona, Manitoba but has been a resident of the Golden Age Manor for the past 18 years. Agnes passed away peacefully on Aug. 13, 2014 at the Emo Hospital at the age of 91.
Agnes was predeceased by her parents, Diedrich and Aganetha Klassen; two brothers, Diedrich and Jacob Klassen; and three sisters, Betty Clark, Anne Merrel and Gertrude Pries.

CARL BIG GEORGE SR. “Kageonquot”

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Carl Big George Sr. announces his sudden passing on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 at Thunder Bay Regional Hospital at the age of 60.
A traditional wake will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 from 4 p.m. at the Big Island First Nation Community Hall, followed by a traditional service on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Elder Tommy White officiating.


Sadly the family announces the passing of Dino D’Agostini of Fort Frances, Ont. on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at the age of 97.
Funeral mass will be held on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. from St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Fort Frances, Ont.
Interment will take place in Fort Frances Cemetery.
A complete announcement to follow.


On August 14, 2014, one month shy of her 86th birthday, Jenny Wonfor passed away at La Verendrye General Hospital, with family there to see her through.


Sadly, with heavy hearts, the family of John Dustin Sr. announce his sudden passing, surrounded by his family and friends, on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at the age of 63 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
John was born May 21, 1951 to the late Herb and Elsie Dustin.


It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Jenny Wonfor on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
Funeral arrangements are pending and a complete obituary will follow.


Iven W. Asplund, of Grand Rapids, Mn., passed into Eternal Life on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 following 85 years with family and friends.
Iven was born in Fort Frances, Ont. on Aug. 1, 1929 to John and Annie Asplund.