Barbara Vocelka, 69, of Dawson Township, Ont., passed away Thursday, April 12, 2001 at Rainy River Health Centre in Rainy River, Ont.
She was born Oct. 28, 1931 in Hinsdale, Ill. to the late Arthur and Edna Gansberg.
On June 24, 1950, she was united in marriage to Joseph Vocelka. In August, 1958, they moved to Canada and settled in the Vermilion Bay area, where her husband owned and operated the “Lost Bay Resort” for about 20 years.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Earl and James “Jim” Gansberg.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Joseph Vocelka of Dawson Township, Ont.; four children, David and wife, Kerry, Joseph “Gary,” and Candace and Deni, all of Park Rapids, Mn., and Cheryl and husband, Dan Carlson, of Menahga, Mn.; 12 grandchildren, John, James, Amber, Tyler, Colter, Mindy, Elizabeth, Amy, Bo, Brooke, Annalea, and Ashley; and five great-grandchildren.
Cremation will take place.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Rainy River Health Centre, Box 236, Rainy River, Ont., P0W 1L0.