KLAGES It is with great sadness the family of Mrs. Ann Klages (nee Dutkywich) announce her passing at Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, Port Arthur site, on Saturday, June 10, 2000 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers' disease. Ann was 74 years of age. Born and raised in Rossburn, Manitoba, Ann moved to Fort William in 1947, subsequently marrying the late Charles Ksonzyna in 1954. Following Charles' death in 1972, Ann married Gordon Klages in 1977. Throughout the years, Ann's interests centred on her home and family. She also enjoyed travelling, long walks, bowling, gardening and crocheting. Her family continues to enjoy the crocheted pillows, afghans and slippers she spent many hours skillfully creating. Ann was a member of St. Patrick's Cathedral and a past member of the Army, Navy and Air Force Ladies' Auxilliary and St. Casimir's Church Ladies' Altar Society. Prior to her retirement, Ann enjoyed working for many years at Holland Bakery, where she was well-known to all the bakery's customers. Ann is survived and will never be forgotten by her loving husband Gordon; three daughters, Lori (Gerald Symonds) of Thunder Bay, Gail of Vancouver and Cathy (David Colman) of Burlington, as well as the apples of her eye, her three grandchildren, Kaitlin and Tanner Symonds and Samuel Colman. She is also survived by her sisters, Nellie (Tony) Kowalczyk, Stella (Steve) Gombola, Helen (Jim) Herchak, and Eileen (Joe) Mazur and brothers, Henry (Leona) Dutkywich and Tony Dutkywich, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Ann was predecased by her parents, Katie and Steve Dutkywich; her first husband Charles and brother Leonard Dutkywich. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 13, 2000 where family and friends will gather for Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30 a.m. in St. Patrick's Cathedral celebrated by Reverend Allan Savage. Interment will follow at St. Andrew's Cemetery. Prayers will be offered Monday, June 12, at 8:30 p.m. in the Blake Funeral Chapel. If friends so desire, as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in Ann's memory to The Alzheimers's Society of Thunder Bay. A tree will be planted in memory of Ann Klages in the Blake Funeral Chapel Memorial Grove. Annual dedication service Sunday, June 24, 2001.