A lifelong resident of Saltfleet Township in the person of Mrs. Minnie Elizabeth Dawe passed to her reward on Saturday afternoon after an illness of brief duration.
Her passing opens a gap in the Fifty district that will not soon close, especially in the various organizations in which the deceased has always been so active.
The late Elizabeth Dawe was a member of the Fifty Church, and in all the organizations of this parish she gave her best at all times. She was also a member of the Women's Institute and the Empire Loyalists. The zeal with which she performed her share of the work in these organizations has always been a source of amazement to her many friends and fellow workers.
Left to mourn her passing,besides her husband, are two sons, Howard of Winona, and Fred of Hamilton. A brother, Elmer O. Smith, of Winona also survives.
Funeral services were conducted from her late home on Tuesday afternoon, and the sincere words of Rev. G.E. Morrow, pastor of the Fifty Church, who conducted the service, both at the home and at the flower-banked grave, were indeed a tribute to a fine lady who had served her family, the Church and her district so nobly.
Casket bearers were Roy Leggat, Hamilton, John Budge, John VanDuzer, George Lewis, Howard Barnard and Wesley Brand, all residents of the district who assisted with the final rites at the family plot in the Fifty Cemetery.