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Beatrice Medwechuk, 94

Beatrice Medwechuk (nee Selman) passed away peacefully on Saturday August 22, 2015 at Rainy River Long Term Care Facility.

Beatrice was born in Gameland on April 14, 1921. She was raised and lived in Gameland with her parents and siblings until she met and married Nick Medwechuk on March 1st, 1940. They raised their family and she remained living there until she moved to Rainy River six years ago, with the last two at the Long Term Care Facility.

Beatrice is survived by her children; Darlene Armstrong, Danny Medwechuk, Jack (Sheila) Medwechuk, Ed Medwechuk, Larry (Debbie) Medwechuk, daughter’s-in-law; Lillian Medwechuk and Catherine Medwechuk. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren; Jim (Sue) Armstrong, Theresa (Kip) Sharp, Dawn (Bennett) Drennan, Nicole Armstrong, Joelle (Jason) Hewitson, Michael (Caleigh) Medwechuk, Michelle (Scott) Mosbeck, Mark (Peggy) Medwechuk, Briana Medwechuk, Braden Medwechuk, Jennifer Medwechuk, Kari (Jeremy) Gaudry; 25 Great Grandchildren and 6 Great-Great Grandchildren. One brother Irvin Selman, Brother-in-law Doug Nielson and Sister-in-law Sally Selman and numerous nieces and nephews who will miss her dearly.

Beatrice was predeceased by her Parents Carman and Mary Selman, Husband Nick, Brothers; Leonard, Arnold and Howard, Sister; Evelyn Nielson and son-in-law Ron Armstrong.

Funeral Service was held on Thursday August 27, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Knox United Church, Rainy River, Reverend Frances Flook officiating. A luncheon followed at the Rainy River Legion Branch 54 with Internment in Blue Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jim Armstrong, Michael Medwechuk, Mark Medwechuk, Kip Sharp, Bennett Drennan and Adam Sharp. Honorary Pallbearers were all of her Grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations can be made to Rainy River Knox United Church, Rainy River Hospital or Rainy River Legion Branch 54 c/o Northridge Funeral Home P.O. Box 89, Emo, ON P0W 1E0. Online condolences may be offered at