With great sadness, we announce the passing of Freda Pauline Yuill of Fort Frances, Ontario, beloved mother of Gordon Yuill, on December 2, 2021, at Rainycrest Home in Fort Frances.
On December 1, 1924, Freda was born in Morley Township, Ontario, to Clarence and Hellen Bowman. She moved to Fort Frances in 1955 with her husband Alexander (Alex) Yuill and son Gordon, where she was working at the old Fort Frances Clinic on Scott Street. For forty years, Freda dedicated herself to the clinic, the doctors, and the Fort Frances area patients. She retired in 1993 at the age of 69.
Freda will be greatly missed by her son Gordon (Colleen) Yuill of Rockland, Ontario; her grandson Marc (Renee) Yuill and children Cody and Kiera of Rockland; and her grandson Kerry (Stephanie) Yuill and children Dylan and Avery of Kanata, Ontario; and Freda’s sister Alphild Yuill of Thunder Bay; sister-in-law Marlene Yuill of Fort Frances; sister-in-law Alice Niskala of Winnipeg; and by her numerous nieces and nephews.
Freda was predeceased by her parents Clarence and Helen Bowman; father-in-law George (Scotty) and mother-in-law Annie Yuill; infant son Peter Yuill; husband Alexander Yuill; sister Silvia and brother-in-law Ted Bovair; brother Gordon and sister-in-law Rita Bowman; brother-in-law Tom (Tuck) Yuill; brother-in-law Johnny Yuill; brother-in-law Johnny Niskala; sister-in-law Elizabeth (Lil) and brother-in-law Charlie Dimit.
A memorial service will be held next summer in Freda’s memory.
If family and friends wish, donations may be made in memory of Freda to The Church Of The Holy Spirit by cheque c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, Ontario, P0W 1E0.