Julie Primrose (nee Erickson) of Laclu Peacefully on Friday, March 15,

2019 at The Lake of the Woods Hospital Julie Primrose passed away with family at her side. She was 90 years old, born on September 21, 1928.


Pre-deceased by her husband Roy Primrose of 60 years. Parents Vina and Carl Erickson of Laclu. Also her brother Allan Erickson and her sister Eileen Crowley.  Left to cherish her memory are her children Darlene Frenette (Gary Fish) of Kenora,Wayne Primrose (Judy) of Victoria, Scott Primrose of Winnipeg and Wendy Marshalok (Warren) of Calgary. Her beloved grandchildren Julie Whiting, Kim Frenette, Richard Primrose, Susan Hamel, Brandon and Sarah Marshalok. Her great-grandchildren Ashley, Shayne, Aislinn, Alyssa, Jasmin and Scarlet Hamel. Also her great-great grandchildren Ashton, Scarlett, Quinn, Lilly and Aria. She also leaves her brother-in-law Charles Crowley and niece Shelley James and nephews Dennis Simoneau and Dean Crowley. Also sister-in-law Muriel Primrose and brother-in-law Earl Primrose.


 Julie was a pioneer as were her parents living their whole lives in their beloved Laclu. Julie was always willing to help others without ever drawing attention to her many acts of kindness as when she took care of the health and well-being of many seniors in the area over the years. Mom had a heart of gold when it came to ensuring everyone was well taken care of and well fed.

 She had a close relationship with her family and was involved daily. Notably she had a wonderful, strong relationship with sister Eileen until death parted them.


 Besides her family she took great pride and love in running her camps for so many years, making close friendships and connections with many families who came year after year for generations.


 She was a dedicated farmer in the early years loving the work and accomplishments that came with it.


 Julie was involved in the Lutheran Church for many years, taking part in many committees and work groups. She was also a member of the Kenora Eastern Star group, also a proud supporter of P.U.F.F. Hall and Community Centre.


 Thank you to Dr. Bowerman and Dr. Sawatzky and the staff at Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home for their kind attention and care of Mom over the last year. Nurse Damon could always bring a smile to mom’s face and it was greatly appreciated. A highlight for mom was granddaughter Julie’s tomato soup when she was at the home.


 Mom loved and cherished her rural life in Laclu on Primrose Lane and was very proud to be a member of that community.


 We miss you Mom. You are in our hearts forever. We will never forget you.


 Alcock Funeral home will provide necessary arrangements. A private interment at a later date. A celebration of her life will take place next summer (her favourite time of year).