Lindsay Virginia Grace

Lindsay Virginia Grace

Virginia Grace Lindsay

(nee Slim) was born July 25, 1934 on the shores of the Old

Village of Upper Lake Laberge.

She spent her younger years at the lake and enjoyed working

on her trap line, she also loved working with her sled dogs and

spending time with her family. They lived a traditional lifestyle at

the lake. She especially enjoyed traveling on the river boats with

her father, Frank Slim. Virginia was the youngest of 5 children

from Frank and Agnes Slim.

At the age of 16, Virginia moved into Whitehorse where she

attended residential school. She worked at Yukon Laundry &

Hougens Department store. She worked at Whitehorse General

Hospital and McCauley Lodge. She was also the longest

standing Avon representative in western Canada!

Virginia was married to the love of her life, Richard (Joe) Lindsay

on May 6, 1960. They raised 5 beautiful children: Donna,

Campbell, Joanne, Mark, and Maxine. Together, they enjoyed

many years at Quiet Lake, camping and prospecting, traveling to

see their grandkids in BC and visiting Joe’s family in Manitoba.

Virginia is preceded in death by her husband, Joe, her son

Campbell, her parents Frank and Agnes Slim and her siblings:

Sophie, Irene, George and Owen. She is survived by her children

Donna, Don (Deanna) Joanne (Scott), Annette, Mark (Therese),

and Maxine (Tim). Her grandchildren, Ashley (Andrew), Dallas

(Sarah), Nicole (James), Jordie, Alexander (Brittany), Luke

H (Chelsea), Luke M, Emily (Matt), Sophia, Samuel, Cassis,

Gracie, Rennes and Errol and her 5 great grandchildren, Broden,

Hudson, Zachary, Kipton and Haven.

Mom will be missed by all who knew her. We were blessed to

have her in our lives. We are especially grateful for the people

who have been a part of her life for many years.

Our family would like to extend thanks to all the wonderful

people who cared for our Mom in her last days and months.

“Her spirit is free and has rejoined our ancestors on our

traditional homelands. We are here now as a testament of her

love and grace. We are a part of her, she is a part of us now and

always” – Emily McDougall (Granddaughter)

There will be a celebration in her honour on Saturday,

November 12 at 2pm

Kingdom Hall, 191 Alsek Rd, Whitehorse.




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