March 15, 1965 – March 16, 2021 A member of Seine River First Nation passed away peacefully on March 16, 2021 at Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora, Ontario. He was predeceased by his common-law partner Helen Marie Rose Boyd; his parents Eckley and Mary Willie; as well […]

It is with deep sadness that the family of Peter John Smits, age 93, announces his sudden and peaceful death in his home at Meadowside Manor in Stratton, Ontario on March 17, 2021. John was born in Sheho, Saskatchewan on October 22, 1927. His family settled in Fort Frances during […]

On Thursday evening, March 18, 2021, following a very lengthy illness, Laurie quietly slipped away with the Lord Jesus to his “forever home.” He was surrounded by family and in the comfort and care of his beloved caregivers at his home in Rainy River Health Centre’s long-term care wing. Laurie […]

It is with great sadness that the family of William “Willie” Wilson announces his passing on Tuesday March 9, 2021 at the LaVerendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, ON. Willie was born on February 27, 1941 in Manitou Rapids to Leonard and Agnes Wilson. He grew up in Manitou Rapids. […]

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of RONALD WAYNE BRIDGEMAN of Fort Frances, Ontario on Thursday March 18th, 2021. Ron was born on May 5th, 1950, in Hamiota, Manitoba to Tom and Jean Bridgeman. He was raised on a farm in Oak River, Manitoba where […]

It is with great sadness that the children of Faith Louise (Speyser) Adair announce her return to Heavenly Father’s Arms on March 13, 2021 at La Verendrye Hospital. Faith was born on April 6, 1929 to the late Florence Ann (Blumenschiedt) and Rudolph Albert Speyser in the city of Newark, […]

Melvin Armstrong passed away at Rainy River LTC on March 10, 2021 with family at bedside. Dad was born January 3, 1925 in Shenston Township to James and Margaret Armstrong. Dad was predeceased by all of his siblings: Leo, Eddie (Kathleen), Marguerite Penney (George), Terry (Eileen), Joe (Adeline), Bob (Adele), […]

It is with great sadness we mourn the passing of our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather Peter Fylkow, who passed away peacefully March 10, 2021 at the age of 95. Peter was born in Kobylowloki, Poland on January 12, 1926 to Harry and Eva Fylkow. He came to Canada in […]

It is with profound sadness, that we share the peaceful passing of Todd Allan Baker on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at his home on Clearwater Lake, with his family by his side. Todd was born July 27, 1962 in Fort Frances, Ontario and lived his entire life in the Rainy […]

It is with great sadness and sorrow that the family announces the passing of Fredrick Robert Gate on March 9, 2021. He was born July 15, 1945 in Bergland, Ontario in his family home. He was the ninth child of parents Cecil and Mable Gate, and grew up on the […]

It is with great sadness we mourn the loss of Shirley Elaine Payne (nee Schmidt), who passed peacefully on Sunday, March 7, 2021. Shirley was born during the “dirty thirties” on a farm in Saskatchewan in 1936. She leaves to mourn her four children, Belinda Knopf (James), David Payne (Shelley), […]

It is with deep sadness that the family of Hubert (Bert) Larocque, 83 years, announce his passing on March 1, 2021 during heart surgery in Toronto. Bert was born on February 11, 1938 in Pinewood, Ont. to Leonide and Valeda Larocque (Landry). He was the fifth in a family of […]