Carl Wesley William Kocuiba, 21, of 917 Victoria Ave. N., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away as a result of an accident on Monday, March 16, 1998 at Port Arthur General Hospital.
He was born May 1, 1976 in Fort France, and had lived all his life here.
Carl was proud to be working at Voyageur Panel with his team members, and was known as a hard worker with a big heart. He enjoyed outdoor sports, including hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and camping. He was fun-loving and liked to spend time with his friends.
He also was an avid country music fan. One of his great loves was his family get-togethers.
Carl is survived by his parents, Carl J. and Violet Kocuiba; and his sister, Crystal, and brother, Shaun, all of Fort Frances. Also surviving are his great-grandmother Violet Armstrong of Fort Frances, Ont.; his special friend, Jennifer Katona of Fort Frances; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his grandparents, Nellie and William Kocuiba, and Ruby and Wesley Armstrong; and his uncle, Bradley Armstrong.
Memorial services will be held Friday, March 20, 1998 at 11 a.m. at Green Funeral Home with Rev. Diane Clifford officiating.
Honourary pallbearers will be Greg Beazley, Chris Bodnar, Willie Johnson, Devon Scott, Jim Shute, Mike Shute, Ryan Smith, and Peter Spuzak Jr.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Corey Gosselin Fund, c/o the Royal Bank, 343 Scott St., Box 754, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M1, or the charity of your choice.