KIMMERLY Grave Stones

KIMMERLY, James: 1855 - July 18, 1931

James Kimmerly - Oldtimer, Passes
   James Kimmerly, age 71, highly respected and widely known oldtimer, who passed away on Friday, was laid to rest in Glen Leslie cemetery on Saturday afternoon, July 18.
   The funeral services were held in Oliver's undertaking parlors. Rev J. E. McNeil of Clairmont officiating.
   Born in Lambton County, Ontario, Mr. Kimmerly came west in 1903, settling in Manitoba, where he remained till 1906, when he moved to Nokomis, Sask., where he took up a homestead. He decided to come North and in 1911 came to the Peace River, where, up to two years ago, when he was taken ill, he was employed by the public works department of the provencial government. He was foreman of one of the road camps during the building of the famous Edson Trail. Later he looked after the ferry at Bezanson, which was later moved to Goodwin's Crossing, which position he filled up to the time he was taken ill.
   A man of the highest integrity and pleasing manner, Mr. Kimmerly made a host of friends, all of whom will mourn his passing.
   Deceased leaves to mourn his loss the following: wife, three sons and three daughters: Robert, Montana, James and Clifford, Grande Prairie: Annie, Saskatchewan: Fern, Pas, Manitoba, Francis Grande Prairie.
   The following, all old friends of the deceased, acted as pallbearers: Steve and William Garrett, T. Dorscheid, H. Kimball, Pete Donahue and Ray Patterson.
This obituary seems to be in the  Daily Herald Tribune - June 28,  1932, yet the stone says 1931. Burial records show July 18, 1932.

KIMMERLY, Elizabeth V.: 1866 - 1942

Block 41, Lot 5 & 6

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