In Memoriam

In Memoriam is a presentation of our area funeral homes. It is heard daily after the 1pm news on CKDR.

In loving memory of Neil Fadden who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday Sept 16, 2014.

Neil was born April 19, 1978.

Neil is survived by his loving wife Shawna, children Tyler, Kennedy, Nicholas and Peyton; his parents Murray (Carol), Victoria (Greg); sisters Angie, Michelle (Mark), Trina; grandfather Larry Nordin; nieces and nephews Jake, Tatum, Kale, Aisya and numerous aunts,... Read more about Neil Fadden

In loving memory of Con Gould, age 84 years, who passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 17th.

            Con is survived by his wife Marion, his daughter: Janice McMillan of Dryden, sons: Terry of Spruce Grove, Alberta, and Jeff, Gordon, Bob and Roger Gould, all of Dryden, by 19 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, his sister Edna White of Dryden and brother... Read more about Con Gould

In loving memory of Carolyn Rose Halverson

February 16, 1959 – September 14, 2014

Carolyn passed away peacefully after a long courageous battle with cancer at the Dryden Regional Health Centre with her family by her side.

Carolyn was born in Baudette, MN to Selmer & Ester Halverson. During her young years she grew up in Berglund, ON, moving to Camp 314 and then on to... Read more about Carolyn Rose Halverson


Eileen Winnifred Wagar

May 9, 1925 – September 14, 2014

On September 14, 2014, with her family at her side, Eileen passed away at Princess Court at the age of 89, after a short illness. 

She was born and raised in Wabigoon and was confirmed there in St. John’s Anglican Church in 1941.  In 1943 she left Wabigoon for Niagara Falls where she was employed at Canadian... Read more about Eileen Winnifred Wagar

Joanne Norman

In loving memory of Joanne Norman who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday September 9, 2014. Joanne was born December 18, 1973 in St. Anthony, Newfoundland. While Joanne has lived in Dryden since 1979, her heart remained in Newfoundland.

Joanne is survived by her parents, Gilda and Perry Norman; her brother Jonathan (Sarah), her nieces Camryn and Callie; her Nan Velma Simms, many... Read more about Joanne Norman

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of William Claude Madder, September 8th, 2014. Not only did we lose a wonderful husband but also a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle.
Claude was born in Dryden Ontario on October 19th, 1927. He was the youngest son of Charles and Myrtle Madder. In 1952 he married Jessie Stadey and this past March they celebrated their... Read more about William Madder

In loving memory of Anita "Neets" June Brown (Ayers), age 92, who passed away on Thursday September 4th, 2014 in the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Anita was born on June 26, 1922 in Dryden, Ontario and she grew up living in Dinorwic, Ontario.

Anita is survived by her children Norman Brown (Marlene), and Joan Brown, son-in-law Don Sveinson, grandchildren Shawnda (Justin)... Read more about Anita Brown


In loving memory of Lenore Grace Plett, who passed away on August 30, 2014 at the age of 50.

Lenore is survived by her husband David, daughters; Jessica, Katie (Emery) DeRoo, Emily, her parents John and Leona Kornelsen, siblings; Myra and husband Bill Clarke, Lowell and Carolyn and family, Jeff and Bonnie and family, James and Michelle and family.

Lenore love to be of service in... Read more about Lenore Plett


After a lengthy illness, Wesley Edward Schwartz, born in Morden, Manitoba, September 27, 1942, passed away peacefully at the Dryden Regional Hospital August 30, 2014 at the age of 71.

Wesley was pre-deceased by his father, Edward Schwartz, mother Nellie Schwartz, infant brother Wesley and sister Erna & her husband Garnet Lane. Remembered lovingly by wife Gail (28 years); his... Read more about Wesley Schwartz


In loving memory of Margaret “Cecile” Wood, who passed away in the Red Lake Memorial Hospital on Saturday August 30th, 2014 at the age of 83.

Cecile is survived by her sons; Harold, Keith, Kurt, and Glen Wood, daughter Joan Litwin, sister Felicite Courchene, many grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband Isaac Wood,... Read more about Margaret Wood