Helen Emily McGowan, 69, of Atikokan, Ont., passed away suddenly in Fort Frances, Ont. on Feb. 3, 2000.
She was born Sept. 15, 1930 in Fort Frances to the late William and Daisy Jackway.
Helen is survived by her husband, Mervin; and four sons, Charles of Calgary, Alta., David and wife, Beverely, of Edmonton, Alta., Bill and wife, Tracy, of Kelowna, B.C., and Harvey of Atikokan, Ont.
She also is survived by six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two brothers, Robert Jackway of Port Alberni, B.C., and Jack Jackway of Fort Frances, Ont.; three sisters, Daisy (James) McInnis of Fort Frances, Ont., Shannon Jackway of Kentville, N.S., and Esther; brother-in-law, Kenneth Hicks of Dryden, Ont.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held Feb. 8, 2000 in Atikokan, with Pastor David Baxter officiating.
Interment in Atikokan Cemetery.