Family News

KRZYZANOWSKI, Jean

Passed away suddenly on Monday, January 25, 2010, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of Roman Krzyzanowski of Hilton Beach. Loved mother of Stephen Krzyzanowski of Winnipeg and Sonya Houle (Mike) of St. Thomas. Jean is survived by her granddaughter Melissa of Wawa and her son Spencer of Windsor, grandson Stephen of Vancouver, and by her niece Myra Turner (Tony) ...

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VIKKEN, Leslie Howard

Suddenly at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at the age of 81 years.  Beloved husband of the late Margaret.  Very supportive father with a big heart of; Michael (Julie), Tara (Gary May), Susan Kertesz (Robert), Cindy Barry (Claude), Michaela (Larry Derasp) and Melissa Fournier (Denis).  Proud and giving grandfather of 22, predeceased by 1 ...

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LAING, Mac

Died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, October 13, 2009; at the age of 84 years. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Bennett) Laing. Loving father and best friend of James (Pennie) and Trevor (Tracy). Cherished grandpa (poppa) of Tabitha, Sierra, Mackenzie, Talus, Aiden and Quinn. Loving son of the late Charles and Elizabeth Laing. Dear brother of the late Duncan ...

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Gruenwald, Annemarie Elfriede

Annemarie Elfriede died peacefully at the Lake Country Lodge in Winfield on Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at the age of 89 years. Annemarie is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Kaspar of Winfield, and beloved son, Jens Grundt of Kelowna. Also lovingly remembered by her cousin Gunter (Lilo) Meissner of Germany. Predeceased by her first husband Willy Grundt ...

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JONES, David

Retired Great Lakes Power, Former Member of the R.C.M.P. At the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, on Wednesday, May 27, 2009. Dave, at the age of 68 years, beloved husband of Kaija “Kay“, loving father of Russell (Darlene) and Gordon (Isabel) all of Wawa. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Larissa, Abiguel and Eloise. Dave was predeceased by ...

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GATZ, Frederick Clifford

The family announces with sorrow the death of Fred on May 16, 2009 in his 75th year. Son of the late Carl and Nellie (nee Chiupka), Gatz. Beloved husband of Freda (nee Jutsum) for over 51 years. Loving father of Jennifer, Jeremy (Pyerr) and Jonathan (Janet). Dear sister of Helen David (late Ronald). Predeceased by sister Olga and brothers Alex ...

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WARDROP, Percival Cameron (Percy)

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, Ontario, on Monday, April 27, 2009. Percy was born in Whitemouth Manitoba on June 20, 1924. He was predeceased by his loving wife Joy Rosalie Wardrop on Sept. 17, 1990. Percy was the loving father of Sylvia and her husband Harold of Terrace Bay, Cameron Wardrop of ...

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KNEISEL, Zivko

Born April 19, 1914 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The last surving member of his family, retired Algoma Ore Division in 1979, Zivko was an active member of the Wawa Lions Club for many years and the Royal Canadian Legion for over 50 years. Zivko passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at The Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa. Predeceased by his ...

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SADLER, Mary

May 9, 1941 – February 22nd, 2009 Surrounded by her loving family at home in Belle Vallee, Ontario, Mary Mildred Sadler was welcomed into the arms of her beloved Saviour Jesus Christ, after a courageous battle with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease ) on Sunday, February 22nd,  2009. In 1941, Mary was born to the ...

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LIND, Rudy

Former employee, Algoma Ore Division, Wawa, 32 years Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, on Friday, February 6, 2009, at the age 94 years. Rudy, beloved husband of Helli Lind, loving father of Gary Lind of Toronto, grandfather of James of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Rudy will also be sadly missed by his niece Lorraine Brocklebank of Sault ...

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GRUSYS, Victor

Jan 17, 2009 at 14:24 (Proprietor, Pinewood Storage and Warehouse, and co-owner of Vintage Warehouse, Wawa) It is with great sadness the family announces the sudden passing of Victor at his cottage in Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday, January 15, 2009, at the age of 67 years. Victor, beloved husband and best friend of Joanne, loving father of Steven and ...

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Happy Birthday Henry!

Jan 12, 2009 @ 13:11 Happy Birthday, Henry! Henry Hechler is celebrating his 75th birthday today (January 12).  Happy Birthday, Dad! Love Kelly, Greg, and Bea

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SWANSON, Donald Peter Swen (Employee of Richmont Gold Mines)

Tragically as the result of an accident on Sunday, January 4, 2009. Don, beloved husband of Lena, loving father of Verna Stone (David), Donald Jr. (Deborah) and Lee-Ann Andre-Swanson (Patrick). Loved grandfather of Amadeus, Cassius, Odessa, Olivia and Nova-Lee. Don is predeceased by his parents William and Charilotte Swanson. Dear brother of William, Joe, Dave, Hilda, Ida, Martin, Norman, Delores, ...

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50th Wedding Anniversary – Henry & Ursula Hechler

Dec 6, 2008 @ 11:53 Congratulations to Henry and Ursula Hechler who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on November 29th!  This past August, the Hechlers celebrated the occasion with music, wine and fabulous food under the stars at an outdoor party in Wawa with friends and family. Thanks go out to Judy Moore and Melanie Emonds for the wonderful food ...

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Purvītis, Mintaunts – ‘Minto’

Mintaunts ‘Minto’ died at the General Hospital on Friday, June 27th, 2008 after suffering a stroke Sunday night. Survived by his older brother, “Duke” Purvitis. Minto was a well-known artist, known for his “Minto” wildlife prints done in ink points and meticulous portraits done in coloured pencils. He was born in Latvia (November 26th, 1941), lived in Kaslo, B.C., and ...

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