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Walter Lindsay MCKINNON
Décès le : 2006-08-18
Parution : 2006-08-21
Conjoint(e) : Aileen Woodhouse
Paru dans : The Sudbury Star, ON

McKINNON, Walter Lindsay - The family announces with sorrow, the passing of Walter Lindsay McKinnon, 85 years, on August 18, 2006 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital, St. Joseph's Health Centre, Sudbury. Survived by wife of 59 years Aileen (nee Woodhouse) sons Douglas (partner Oscar) of Cancun; John (wife Sue) or Garson, James (wife Donna) of Capreol, daughters Donna (husband Wilfred Cyr) of Sudbury and Marilyn (husband Donald Laberge) of Aylmer PQ. Sadly missed by grandchildren Brianne, Craig, Kevin, Colleen, Logan, James, Brendon and Allen. Dear brother of Florence (Sannich, BC); Dorothy (Mississauga, Ont) Douglas (wife Myrle) (Hornpayne, Ont); Myrtle (Arnprior, Ont) James (Shirley) (Elliot Lake, Ont) and Clarence, John and Eileen all predeceased. Walter was born in Jellico, Ontario May 2, 1921. He served as a tail gunner in WWII. He was shot down over France in 1943 and remained a POW until May of 1945. With his return to Canada after the war, he met and married his wife Aileen Woodhouse in June 1947. His love of wildlife and the outdoors led to a career as a Game Warden in the Parry Sound and Geraldton areas. He later joined the Federal Government and worked for the Department of Indian Affairs in North Bay and Thunder Bay before transferring to Sudbury in 1966. Walter retired from the Civil Service in 1983 to pursue his hobbies of duck hunting, R/C model airplanes, building guitars and wood working. Private family funeral service in the R.J. BARNARD CHAPEL, JACKSON and BARNARD FUNERAL HOME 233 Larch St. Monday, August 21st , 2006. Interment in the Civic Cemetery. in lieu of flowers donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated. (No Public Visitation). 10305916 Monday, August 21, 2006


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