In loving memory of Elsie Mae Cupp (nee Cochrane), 75, of Rose Manor, Fort Frances, Ont., who passed away peacefully Sunday, April 22, 2001 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances.
Elsie is survived by her son, Brian Cochrane and wife, Sandy, of Abbotsford, B.C.; daughter, Lorna Cochrane of Stanjikoming First Nation; grandchildren, Brian Jr., Ashlee, Michael, and Cassandra of Abbotsford, B.C.., and John, Joseph, Derrick, Beverley, Alex, and Brenda of Stanjikoming First Nation; and several great-grandchildren.
She also is survived by sisters, Lillian Copenace of Seine River First Nation, Josephine Geyshick, Lila Boshkaykin of Seine River First Nation, and Mary Louise Vivier of Calgary, Alta.; brother, Albert Cochrane Jr. of Fort Frances, Ont.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Cupp; grandchildren, Brennan and Shauna; and three brothers and nine sisters.
Elsie was born May 10, 1925 in Manitou Rapids. Over the years, she worked as a pulpcutter, trapper, at various tourist camps, and in her later years as a homemaker for the elderly, retiring at the age of 67.
She enjoyed Pow-Wow dancing and listening to music, playing Bingo, sewing, knitting, and arts and crafts. Elsie also liked to travel and meet new people.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, April 24, 2001 from 4 p.m. at the Manitou Rapids Gymnasium in Rainy River First Nation.
A traditional funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2001 at 10 a.m. at the Manitou Rapids Gymnasium in Rainy River First Nation, with interment in the family plot.
Pallbearers will be Brian Cochrane Jr., John Cochrane, Joseph Cochrane, Derrick Cochrane, Alex Cochrane, and Desmond Jourdain.
If friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 920 Frenette Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3N4.