Allan Wyder

It is with great sadness that the family of Allan (Butch) Paul Wyder announces his passing on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the La Verendrye General Hospital.
Butch was born on January 19, 1949 in Kenora, Ont. to Joseph and Violet Wyder. He grew up in Kenora, living there until 1974 when moved to Fort Frances. He worked at the local paper mill for many years as a Supervisor. Butch had an entrepreneurial spirit and was always trying new ventures. He bought the Sportsman Billiards, turning it into Wyder’s Entertainment. He ran the pool hall for many years, he loved being surrounded by the kids and was always up on the latest gossip. For many of the kids he was a willing listener and sounding board, providing guidance and support. He also ran Jumpin Jack Splash SeaDoo Rentals, Party Sound Music Service, was a liaison for the MNR and after retirement he worked as a jail guard at the Treaty Three Police and drove school bus. He was an avid hunter and loved to fish. He enjoyed cheering on the Pittsburg Steelers. Butch adored his grandchildren, he loved taking them on trips and spending time with them.
He will be greatly missed by his wife Jayne; children Mark Allan Wyder (Sheryl) of Winnipeg, Man., Ryan Joseph Wyder (Roberta) of Emo, Ont. and Georgina Kathleen Wyder (Bob) of Edmonton, Alta.; grandchildren Shawn Allan Wyder, Lillyan Violet Wyder, Liam Joseph Wyder, Rosalyn Amaryllis Wyder and Thalia Catherine Wyder; siblings Ron Wyder (Bernice), Barb Thorsteinson (Helgi) and Richard Wyder (Lorraine); as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Butch was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Violet and sister-in-law Pat Wyder.
Cremation has taken place and due to COVID-19 Restrictions, there will be no service.
If friends so desire in memoriam donations may be made to the Riverside Health Care – Chemo Unit, 110 Victoria Avenue, Fort Frances, ON, P9A 2B7 or Thunder Bay Regional Hospital – Cancer Care, 980 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 6V4.
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