Wayne Earl Doxsee 1925-2019
Wayne passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 4, 2019 at the age of 93, one month shy of his 94th birthday.
Wayne was born in Millbrook, Ontario and moved to Kirkland Lake as a child. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and taught all his children to ski at Raven Mountain Ski Club, being a founding member.
Wayne is survived by his wife Ruth (nee Rantala) of 61 years and his sister Barbara (Van Orman) of Toronto.
He will be deeply missed by his children Lynda (Blaine) Clowater of Kirkland Lake, sons James (Kirkland Lake) and Daniel (Vancouver), grandchildren Drew (Kayleigh) and Alyssa Doxsee, Jordan Clowater, great-grandchild Haidyn Doxsee and daughter-in-law Christine all of Kirkland Lake.
Wayne is predeceased by his parents Edgar and Mary (nee Shaw) Doxsee, brother Robert Doxsee (uncle Bob, 2011) and son John Doxsee (2015).
We would like to extend our deep appreciation to the staff at Extendicare for their attention, kindness and humour. “Here’s to the girls on the hill”.
In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers please donate to St. Peter’s Anglican Church, 7 Kirkland St E, Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 1N9 ( Please mail all cheques to the address provided) or to the charity of your choice. Celebration of life will follow at a later date.