With great sadness the family of Stanley Robert Stewart, 91, announces his passing on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at the Atikokan General Hospital.
Stan was born on January 20, 1925 near Gladstone, Manitoba, and grew up on the family farm. It was here he met Betty Hanna, who lived on the adjacent farm; they were united in marriage on December 23, 1955. They moved to Atikokan when Stan took a job at Steep Rock, where he worked until the mine closed. He then went to work with Bob Moffatt cutting lines and prospecting. He also spent several years at the pellet plant as well. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking and curling.
He leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Betty; children Shelly (Steve), Wendy (Terry), Dale (Sandy), Becky (Robert), Bob (Tracy), and Bonnie (Donnie); grandchildren Bo (Carla), Cassey, Jesse, Tanis (Dave), Ryan (Shongha), Chase, Skye, Gage, Justin, Josh (Janine) and Hannah; great grandchildren Raeya, Emily, Keira, Ryker, Taylor, and Wyatt; sister Isabel Harmon, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Stan was pre-deceased by his parents James and Evelyn Stewart; siblings Arthur, Mary, Kay, Glen and Grace.
Memorial services were held November 8 at Riverview United Church in Atikokan. Cremation has taken place and interment will be at Little Falls Cemetery.
If friends so desire in memoriam donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation (c/o Green Funeral Home, Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M8). Online condolences may be made in care of www.GreenFuneralHomeFortFrances.com.