DAISY McINNIS

McInnis, Daisy

After a long, courageous battle with cancer, Daisy McInnis (nee Jackway), 81, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away with her family by her side on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Upsala, Ont.
Daisy was born Jan. 30, 1935 in Fort Frances to William and Mary Daisy Jackway.
Daisy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
In her younger years, Daisy worked at different camps in the Sioux Narrows, Ont. area and briefly at the Fort Frances Jail until deciding to stay home and become a domestic engineer, in which she was so proud to be called.
She loved her flowers, deck, and yard. She would spend hours working on them to make it look so beautiful. Inside her home would be decorated for every occasion.
Daisy was a beautiful, loving woman who touched the hearts of many.
Daisy will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by her two daughters, Linda (Garry) Kruger of Upsala, Ont. and Patti (Don) Roth of Fort Frances, Ont.; three grandchildren, Christina (Gerald) Harris of Upsala, Ont., Trevor Kruger of Thunder Bay, Ont., and Randy Roth (Brittany Ziegler) of Barrie, Ont.; and three great-grandchildren, Mikayla Harris, Madison Harris, and Meagan Harris, all of Upsala, Ont.
She also will be missed by two sisters, Shannon Jackway of Kentville, N.S. and Esther (Ken) Hicks of Dryden, Ont.; sister friend, Shirley Albert; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Daisy was predeceased by her father, William Jackway; mother, Mary Daisy Haas; stepfather, William (Bill) Haas; husband, James Stewart McInnis Jr.; sister, Helen McGowan; brothers, Bob Jackway and Jack Jackway; and great-grandchild, Joshua Harris.
A service of celebration and remembrance will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances, with Pastor Brian Keffer officiating.
The honourary pallbearers will be Daisy’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A private interment will be held at a later date.
If friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the Riverside Foundation (Chemo Unit) or Friends of Animals c/o Green Funeral Home, P.O. Box 427, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M8.
Online condolences may be offered at www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com