Obituaries

In loving memory of Roy Emmett Purvis, age 74 years, who passed away suddenly on Monday December 25th, 2017 in the Dryden Regional Health Centre.

Roy is survived by his nieces Liann (Jim) Sims of Calgary and Holly (James) Morris of Brandon, nephew Rory (Yvette) Burns of Dryden, as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

A Private Family Service will be held at a later date... Read more about Roy Purvis

Thelma Joyce Graboski

March 22nd 1933 – December 25th 2017

It is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Thelma Graboski.

Thelma, age 84, after living a happy and loving life, passed away Dec. 25th 2017 at the Dryden Hospital.

Thelma is survived by her children Robert, William (Lynne), and Linda LeFave, grandchildren Nicholas, Adam, Alex,... Read more about Thelma Grabowski

In loving memory of Georgina Rose Rant, age 82 years, who passed away unexpectedly at her residence December 29th. 2017.

Georgina is survived by her sisters: Clara Kennedy and Alice Solomon of Dryden, her brothers: Norman Cunningham of Winnipeg and Edward Cunningham of Dryden, by nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A Memorial Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 5th at 2... Read more about Georgina Rose Rant

Una Mary Jackson

1937 – 2017

Una Jackson, age 80 years, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at Princess Court on December 29, 2017.

Una was born in Kenora to Hazel and Larry James.

She moved to Atikokan for employment and met her future husband while attending church services. One year later, in 1956, they married and started their family.

They... Read more about Una Mary Jackson

Theresa Marie Toussaint

1930 – 2017

The family of Theresa Toussaint is very sad to announce the unexpected passing of our mother, grandmother and great grandmother in her home on December 29 at the age of 87.

She is predeceased by husband Roy Krieger in April 1982 and husband Louis Toussaint October 2017.

Theresa is survived by her daughter Della Krieger (Glenn) of... Read more about Theresa Marie Toussaint

Peter Pitchenese

Eagle Lake First Nation

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of beloved brother, uncle, and Papa Peter Pitchenese on Tuesday, December 26th, 2017, at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

Peter is survived by; his brothers; Harry Pitchenese Jr. (Dolly), Daniel Pitchenese (Phyllis) and nephews Aaron and Kelsey and niece... Read more about Peter Pitchenese

Diane “Peecho” Green

December 23, 1957 – December 22, 2017

Diane was known to many as “Peecho”.

She was a kind, loving, caring and honest person. She grew up and lived in the Dryden area her entire life.

She enjoyed the outdoors. She was a speedy left fielder when playing fastball. She liked berry picking, rice picking, canoeing and camping. She worked at various... Read more about Diane Green

With our deepest sorrow we mourn the passing of Dorothy Ainslie (née Goodman), on December 23, 2017 at the Dryden Regional Health Centre.

Dorothy was born in Thunder Bay Ontario on Feb. 4, 1937 to Herb and Jeannette Goodman.

She is remembered and loved by her family, especially her husband Glenn Craner, son Louis (Shiela), daughter Sue (Terry) and her grandchildren: David, Sarah... Read more about Dorothy Ainslie

Lee-ette Dunn

August 23, 1931 – December 21, 2017

In loving memory of Lee-ette Dunn (nee Upton), who passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the age of 86 in Dryden, ON after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Lee-Ette is survived by her six children; John Dunn of Claresholm, AB, Craig (Christine) Dunn of Okotoks, AB, Paul (Ursula) Dunn of Quibell, ON, Lisa (... Read more about Lee-ette Dunn

With deep regrets, the family of Richard Youmans, age 60, announce his passing in Toronto Ontario, on November 19th 2017.

He leaves to mourn, his mother Helene Youmans, brother Jeff (Judy) and James (Joanne) of Winnipeg, his sister Jane (Danny) Jordens of Dryden, his nephew Trevor Medicine of Winnipeg.

He was predeceased by his father Bill on the 20th of November 2010, and his... Read more about Richard Youmans

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