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Donald Brownlee McGregor, 70

Mr. Donald Brownlee McGregor, age 70 years, passed away on Wednesday, December 24, 2003 at the Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home.
Don was born in Emo, Ontario and graduated high school in Rainy River. On June 18, 1957 he began employment with the Lands and Forests and June 28, 1957 he married Ruth Marianne Kaus in Rainy River. For 33 years, Don worked for the Ontario Government in the Northwestern Region where his career included Conservation, Fish and Wildlife, Parks, Lands, District management and Forest Management. His contribution to all of these areas was commended when he retired in June 1990.
Throughout Don’s life he was active in his Church, a member of the Lions CLub, loved to go curling, hunt and fish, was an avid gardener and enjoyed camping and family get togethers.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 46 years, Ruth; his daughter Donna Walsh (Steven) and their children Ashley and Mitchel of Georgetown, Ontario; his son Allan McGregor and his children Eric and Mathew of East St. Paul, MB; his brother Ross McGregor (Sharon) of Dryden; sisters Joy Gulbrandsen and Anne Acree (Wayne) of Rainy River; sister-in-law Rose Hanson of Rainy River; brothers-in-law Ewald Kaus (Mary) of Logan Lake BC and Donald Kaus (Tina) of Steinbach, MB, his uncle Ron McGregor; many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Don was predeceased by his mother Bethea and father Donald, nephew Robin Gulbrandsen, brothers in-law Ferdinand Gulbrandsen and Earl Hanson.
A Memorial Service to celebrate Don’s life was held on Wednesday, December 31, 2003 at the Bethesda Lutheran Church at 1:30 p.m.
The family would like to send special thanks to Dr. Bowerman and all the staff at Birchwood Terrace who helped him in his times of need.
As expressions of sympathy donations to the local branch of the Alzheimers Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
On Line Condolences may be made at Kenora Community Funeral Home 807-547-6000.