Yvonne M. Lange, 79, of Atikokan, Ont., passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 at the Atikokan General Hospital.
Yvonne was born Feb. 17, 1932 in St. Brieve, France. She immigrated to Canada, arriving in Halifax, N.S. on July 4, 1946, and from there she came to Rainy River, Ont.
She was united in marriage to Carl Lange on Nov. 10, 1949 and together they raised their family on a farm in Tovell Township, Ont.
Yvonne had a great love for everything the outdoors had to offer, especially her flowers, picking berries, and spending time fishing with family and friends.
She also enjoyed going to the friendship centre to help her friends with crafts.
Yvonne will be sadly missed by her children, Brian (Rhonda) of Bergland, Ont. and Gerald (Barb) of Atikokan, Ont.; grandchildren, Mark (Aaron), Christopher, Clayton, Ashley, and Jordan; and great-grandchildren, Tanner and Dylan.
Yvonne also is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and extended families.
Yvonne was predeceased by her husband, Carl, and son, Michael.
As per Yvonne’s request, cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held in Blue Cemetery in Dawson Township, Ont. at a later date.
If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the Rainy River House c/o Northridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 89, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.
Online condolences may be offered at www.northridgefuneralhome.com