Mr. Theodore Lawrence (Ted) Morriseau, age 83 years, life long resident of Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay) First Nation, recently of Bethammi Nursing Home, passed away peacefully in the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, on Monday, December 3, 2007. Ted was born in Sand Point on July 2, 1924, to Mary Jane (Netemegesic) and Pierre Morriseau. He was one of the founding members of Rocky Bay First Nation and was instrumental, along with his sister Elizabeth, in the development of the Kateri Church. During the 2nd World War, he fought for three years with the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders, serving in France & Germany. Ted was employed for 23 years with the Lands & Forest, beginning as a fire fighter to Fire Boss ˆ training new recruits. He was also employed as a Liaison Officer with the Union of Ontario Indians, Trap Line Game Warden in Manitoba, and Shore Patrol at Pakasaw Park. Ted‚s first love was always trapping and hunting on the trap line on Jean Lake. Ted is survived by his daughter, Roseanna (Jim) Hudson; son Louis (Gwen) Stevens; sisters: Grace Thompson of Lake Helen, Bernadette (Roger) Onakanakis and sister-in-law Patricia Morriseau of Pays Plat First Nation. He was predeceased by his parents, Mary Jane and Pierre Morriseau; his former wife Marjorie Morriseau; five brothers: John, Joseph, Mathew, Alphonse, and Gary; three sisters: Madeline Potan, Anne Rose, and Elizabeth Gladu. Funeral Services for the late Ted Morriseau will be held on Friday, December 7th, 2007 leaving the Harbourview Funeral Centre at 10:30 a.m. for Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. , in the Kitchitwa Kateri Church, 451 N. Syndicate Avenue, celebrated by Rev. Larry Kroker, S.J. The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #5 will hold a Service of Tribute in conjunction with the Funeral Mass. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with Vigil Prayers the same evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Harbourview Funeral Centre, 499 North Cumberland Street. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in Ted‚s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association.