March 11, 1955 – November 30, 2022

It is with deep sorrow that the family of Dwayne Wolframe announces his sudden passing due to complications from unexpected surgery on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at the age of 67.

Dwayne was a beloved husband for 40 years to Cherry. He was a wonderful and loving father to son Michael (Bee), Sharon, and Stephanie; and a proud and devoted grandfather to Emily, Denniel, Teagan, Drew, Rylee, Angelica, Patricia, Jean, Lance, Katarina, Austyn, Jayda. Dwayne is survived by his sister Gaylene; brother Darcy [Rose], niece Kataryna [Joe]; and his faithful and loving dog Rocky. His family will miss him dearly.

Dwayne was predeceased by his father Allan and mother Evelyn Wolframe of Kenora, Ontario; nephew JC Lypkie of Grand Prairie, Alberta.

Dwayne grew up in Kenora, Ont., then moved to Dryden in 1984. He followed in his father’s footsteps, drilling wells in neighbouring communities. Wolframes’s Community Well Drilling was his passion. He loved his work, his loyal employees, and the many business associates, and made countless good friends along the way. He was a giving and caring individual. He had a special love for his family and especially enjoyed spending time outdoors snowmobiling, boating, and tubing on neighbouring lakes with his grandchildren. During the winter months, Dwayne was a snowbird. and enjoyed the warm weather and relaxing at the beaches of Florida.

In lieu of a funeral service and at the express wishes of Dwayne, a Celebration of Life will be held in the new year, date TBD.

Those who wish to remember Dwayne in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Second Chance Pet Network, Box 343, Dryden, Ont., P8N 2Z1; It’s A Dogs Life, Box 291, Keewatin, Ont., POX 1C0; or Fort Frances Friends of Animals, Suite 404, 225 Scott Street Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 1G8.

Family and friends will always remember Dwayne’s smile and all the things he did for us, and he will be in our hearts forever.

Condolences may be posted at www.dcfh.ca.

Arrangements entrusted to the Dryden Community Funeral Home and Everest Funeral Chapel.