ALICE MUNRO

Alice Inga Munro:

With hearts full of gratitude for a life well-lived, we announce the death of Alice Inga Munro on Jan. 23, 2008. Born in Sebeka, Mn. July 29, 1909, Alice emigrated with her parents,Gunder and Serianna Mellesmoen, to a homestead in the Hawkshaw School District, nearRenown Saskatchewan. In 1931 she married Ronald Munro and together they raised six children. Alice is predeceased by her husband Ronald, son Ron Munro and daughter-in-law Gwen Vokes, son Douglas (Helen) Munro, daughter Helen (Jim) Osborne and granddaughter Lauren Osborne. Alice is survived by daughter Shirley (Warren) Grabinsky, son Colin (Elsie) Munro, daughter Janet (Ken) Gyorfi, fourteen grandchildren: David (Susana) Munro, Sandra Munro (Andy McShea), Cathy (Chris) Winters, Ian (Sophie) Munro, Myrna (Tony) Gers-Uphaus, Shelley (Kelly) Dobrowolski, Garth (Jill) Osborne, Murray (Andrea) Grabinsky, Blair (Caren) Grabinsky, Leigh-Ann (Neil) Sandee, Garnet (Lisa) Munro, Alison Munro, Brian Gyorfi (Morie Gracey), Tania (Sam) Harling. She is also survived by fifteen great-grandchildren: Emily Munro, Lauren Winters, Jillian Winters, Alison Winters, Matthew Bogucki, Owen Dobrowolski, Edward Grabinsky, Stephen Grabinsky, Cole Grabinsky, Emma Grabinsky, Tyson Munro, Bryce Munro, Shaena Gyorfi, Aaron Gyorfi, and Loryn Harling.

The family offers sincere thanks to Virginia Calvert and the staff at D.J.’s Place for the love, care and respect shown to our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother over the past two years of her life. Our gratitude remains with you always.

Friends are invited to join Alice’s family in a Celebration of Life Service to be held in the Trinity United Church Chapel at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2008. Irene Hart and Bob Thompson officiating.