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Klondyke Cemetery (Doris/Timeu
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Klondyke Cemetery (Doris/Timeu
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Klondyke Cemetery (Doris/Timeu Cemetery)
Woodlands, Alberta, Canada

Doris, Alberta
NW7- 63-4-W5

Contributed by Lorna Penchuk, Nov 01, 2002 [lpen@vennercs.com]. Total records = 56.

It is 23 km. North of Fort Assiniboine on Highway 661 on the right hand side of the road where a "Y" intersection leads to Timeu and the Klondyke Ferry crossing.

In 1921 Elmer Nickols and family came to the Klondyke City area from Nebraska in covered wagons, a trip which took them about four months. The following spring Elmer filed on his homestead located at NW7-Tp63-Rge4-W5 and built a log house. Three short years after their arrival, Mrs. Elmer Nickols died in childbirth, as did the infant. Both were buried in the corner of their yard on the homestead.

Elmer planted spruce trees here when his wife and child died, some of which are still standing. He later donated this area to the local community for a cemetery. On the opening of a Post Office in 1931 the area was renamed Doris and the cemetery was then known as the Doris, Timeu Cemetery.

In the late 1980's or early 1990's, this cemetery was renamed Klondyke Cemetery. The cemeteries upkeep is done by the local community members, who have family buried there.

I have compiled this from tombstone transcriptions and it contains a full and complete list of all known burials as of Nov 01, 2002. The history of the cemetery was compiled on Jul 30, 2002.

- Lorna Penchuk

Anderson, Carl, b. 1928, d. 2000, Son of Oscar & Sadie
Anderson, Clarence J., b. 1926, d. 1948, At Rest, Son, Son of Oscar & Sadie
Anderson, Oscar, b. 1892, d. 1978, In Loving Memory of, Husband of Sadie
Anderson, Palma Angelina (Annie), b. 17 Dec. 1936, d. 3 Nov. 1999, In God's Care, Wife of Elmer
Anderson, Robert A., b. 1955, d. 1958, Our Darling, Son, Son of Carl & Trinka
Anderson, Sadie F., b. 1900, d. 1946, In Loving Memory of, Wife of Oscar
Ashby, Dora A. (Graham), b. 1900, d. 1987, At Rest, Mother, Wife of Russell, Dau. of John & Henrietta
Ashby, Russell, b. 1895, d. 1964, At Rest, Father, Husband of Dora
Chaney, Art, b. 1879, d. 1955
Cooper, Raymond W., b. 23 Mar 1925, d. 19 Sept 1964, Until We Meet Again
Ehl, Andrew, b. 1891, d. 1974, In Loving Memory of, Father, Husband of Palma
Ehl, August, b. April 1896, d. Sep 1982, No Stone, Small funeral marker only
Ehl, Hazel (Jackman), b. 1914, d. 1978, Wife & Mother, Wife of John Peter Ehl
Ehl, John Peter (Pete), b. 1901, d. 1988, Husband & Father, Husband of Hazel Ehl
Ehl, Palma Eliza (Tremain), b. 1905, d. 1975, In Loving Memory of, Mother, Wife of Andrew
Ehl, Richard A., b. 1933, d. 1954, At Rest, Son, Son of August and Vaste
Ehl, Vaste (Debrava), b. 1905, d. 1941, At Rest, Mother, Wife of August
Graham, Henrietta (McIntosh), b. 1874, d. 1960, A Night of Rest Begun, s/w John J. Graham, wife of John J. Graham
Graham, John J., b. 1866, d. 1959, A Day of Duty Done, Actual year of death was 1957, s/w Henrietta Graham
Graham, Margaret (Stuart), b. 9 Mar 1919, d. 25 Jul 1998, Forever in our hearts
Hughes, Eva, b. 1914, d. 1948, A Beloved Wife and Mother
Hughes, William (Red), b. 1904, d. 1993, A Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather
Jones, Harmond (Red), b. 1933, d. 1998, Funeral Marker Only
Marcel, Lyod, d. 11 May 1942
Mckeigue, Eva Bell, b. 19 Dec 1917, d. 8 Feb 1992, Earth Has no Sorrow That Heaven Cannot Heal, Mother
Mckeigue, Lois Mary, b. 1940, d. 1941, Baby
Mckeigue, Patrick (Paddy), b. 28 Nov 1901, d. 24 Apr 1996, May the Wind be Always at Your Back, Father
Mitchell, Angeline, b. 1877, d. 1942, At Rest, Mother
Mitchell, Baby, d. 1931
Mitchell, James F., b. 1870, d. 1947, At Rest, Father
Mowery, Clarence, b. 1889, d. 1962, Gone But Not Forgotten
Mowery, May, b. 1908, d. 1980, Gone But Not Forgotten
Nelson, Janie M., d. 15 Aug 1956, Our Baby, Dau. of Gary & Eileen Nelson
Nickols, Annie L., d. 16 Dec 1938, age: 78y 10m 26d
Nickols, Elmer E., b. 1883, d. 1958, At Rest, Father, Husband of Mabel
Nickols, Mabel C., b. 1884, d. 1924, At Rest, Mother & Baby, Wife & Child of Elmer E.
Nickols, Oscar, b. 5 Oct 1887, d. 23 Nov 1925
Schulte, Inez Vasti (Ehl), b. 1924, d. 1990, Cremation Stone, Daughter of August & Vaste
Sheren, Arnold, d. Jan 1937, Baby
Sheren, Charles L. (Chuck), b. 1906, d. 1976, Husband and Father, Husband of Stella
Sheren, Clementine (Tiny) (Ehl), b. 1934, d. 1988, Wife of Sam Sheren Jr., Dau. of Peter & Hazel Ehl
Sheren, Cynthia Alice, b. 1869, d. 1959, In Loving Memory, Mother
Sheren, Donald, b. 1938, d. 1982, One Worthy of Rememberance, Son of Chuck & Stella
Sheren, Margaret, b. 1904, d. 1972, At Rest, Mother, Wife of Samuel M. Sheren
Sheren, Samuel M., b. 1894, d. 1969, age: 75y, M56211 SGT Samuel Mays Sheren, V.G. of Canada 13 July 1969
Sheren, Stella M., b. 1909, d. 1995, Our Everlasting Love, Wife of Charles
Sheren, Twins, d. Aug 1953, Twin Sheren Boys, Children of Sam & Tiny Sheren
Thiede, Bruno, b. Feb 1904, d. Mar 1992, In Loving Memory
Thom , Leslie, b. 1915, d. 1964, At Rest, Brother
Thom, David, b. 1866, d. 1954, Gone But Not Forgotten, Father
Thom, George A., b. 1924, d. 1940, At Rest, Brother
Utas, David Scott, b. 1964, d. 1986, In Loving Memory of, Grandson of Rob & Laura
Utas, Laura Jane, b. 1911, d. 1992, Wife of Robert, s/w Robert
Utas, Robert Read (Rob), b. 1907, d. 1996, Loved By All Who Knew Them, Husband of Laura, s/w Laura
Vanstone, Angelina (Annie)(Louth), b. 29 Nov 1882, d. 25 May 1967, Cremation Memorial Stone, Mother of Palma Ehl
Walsh, Olive Rose, b. 18 Oct 1915, d. 18 Jun 2001, Your Love Will Never Be Forgotten

Misc:
??, ??, no dates, Wooden Cross
??, ??, no dates, Mound, No Marker
??, ??, no dates, Old wooden cross (Believed to be Nickols Baby)
??, ??, no dates, Unmarked wooden cross, Believed to be Lewis Baby
 

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