Albert Severe Bedard, 67, of 100 Sixth St. W., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999 at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, Man.
Albert was born March 7, 1931 in Fort Frances to Ferdinand and Rose Bedard.
Albert had lived all his life in Fort Frances. He began employment with Boise Cascade in 1951 until his retirement in 1989, with more than 37 years of service.
Albert was predeceased by his parents, Ferdinand and Rose; one brother, Herman; sisters, Melina, Blanche, Cecile, and Lorraine; one son, Ronald; and granddaughter, Stefani.
Albert is survived by one brother, Peter (Phyllis) Bedard; and one sister, Joan (the late Ken) Butt.
Albert was united in marriage April 21, 1951 to Evelyn, who survives along with children, Charlene (Harry) Bazylewski, Allan (Laura) Bedard, Brenda (Chuck) McPherson, Jeanette (Ron) Mondor, Leonard Bedard, Albert Jr. (Laurie) Bedard, Victor (May) Bedard, Tom (Barb) Bedard, Diane (Wes) Caul, and Randy Bedard; 25 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and close friends, Gordon Campbell Sr. and Ken McTavish.
Cremation has taken place, with interment and graveside service to be held at a later date in the family plot in Riverview Cemetery in Fort Frances.
In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations may be made to either the Lung Association, 114 Main St. S., Kenora, Ont., or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 840 Frenette Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 2N5.