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Michael (Mike) Wodell, 87

In loving memory of Michael Wodell, age 87, of Crozier, Ontario who passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2003 in Atikokan, Ontario.
Michael was born on January 24, 1916 in Rivers, Manitoba to Sophia and Kasmir. He was united in marriage to Tamara (Mary)Kliner on August 22, 1939. He owned and operated the Crozier garage for many years and after selling the business worked as a grader operator for Alberton Township until retirement. Mike was an avid golfer, enjoyed playing pool and could always be found tinkering.
He is predeceased by is parents; wife Mary on June 24, 1981; sons Ken and Gerry; brothers Henry and Florek (Sim) and sisters Mary, Nellie and Lena.
Mike leaves behind his grandson Kyle and wife Yvonne of Thunder Bay, ON; granddaughter Michelle and husband Bob Plumridge of Calgary, AB; great grandchildren Brandon, Stephen, Christopher, Kylee and Marissa; daughter-in-law June Wodell of Fort Frances, On; nieces Betty and Sandy and nephews Bill, Ed and Donny.
He is also survived by his loving companion Yvette St. Pierre and all her children and their families who loved him like a father along with all his close friends from Atikokan. We will love him and miss him forever.
A memorial service was held on Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances, Ontario with Deacon Bob Grynol officiating.
Cremation has taken place in Thunder Bay, Ontario with interment in Riverview Cemetery in Fort Frances, Ontario.
The honourary pallbearers were Ed Dutka, Bill Dutka, Peter St. Pierre, George Hampton and Waldie Kliner.
If friends so desire in memoriam donations may be made to the heart and Stroke Foundation, 920 Frenette Avenue, Fort Frances, Ontario, P9A 1G1