On Friday, November 13, 2020 at the LaVerendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont., Harold Peter Klyne, 63, of Couchiching First Nation began his journey to the spirit world.
Harry was born on October 5, 1957 to Harold and Nora Klyne. He lived in the Fort Frances area all his life. In his youth he grew up as a member of the East Enders, a collection of cousins and friends such as the Crowe’s, Roach’s, Gill, King, and Freeman families, to name a few. He worked at the Falls Bowling Alley for over 20 years before taking a position with the Fort Frances Memorial Sportsplex as a custodian as well as bartending at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 29. He enjoyed playing sports, especially golf, pool and bowling, winning various championships in all. Harry was a avid supporter of the F.F. Lakers, Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Vikings. He will be missed by his daily golfing crew of Terry, Pete, Cal, Brady, Fred, Sarah. He also enjoyed trips to the casino with his friends and was known to carry a horseshoe in his backside.
He leaves behind his brother Earl Klyne (Dorothy); sister Carol Bruyere (Keith); nieces and nephews Peter Klyne, Jackson Bird, Jessica Rattlesnake, Danielle Bruyere and Gordon Lee; great-nieces and nephews Connor Calder, Kiera Handorgan, Tehya Parks, Gabriel Klyne, Shayanna Perrault, Drayden. Jackson and Casey Prince; brother-in-law Doug Lee (Patty Ann Bruyere); aunts Minnie Crowe, Judy Klyne and Donna (John) Wood; uncle Peter Calder (Nancy); and special friends Dorla Wright, and Amanda Gordon, her daughter Nikki.
Harry was predeceased by his grandparents Lute and Margret Calder; grandparents Alfred (Pete) and Marie (Tippy) Klyne; parents Harold and Nora Klyne, Mike and Delia Calder, Chuck and Catherine Roach; uncles Rick and Ernie Klyne; sister Luanne Lee; nephew Ben Klyne and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, capacity will be limited to 30% occupancy and everyone must wear a mask.
Cremation will take place following the visitation and a memorial service will be in the Spring of 2021.
If friends so desire in memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in care of Green Funeral Home, Box 427, 600 Reid Avenue, Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M8.
Online condolences may be made in care of www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com.