Etc. -- Minnie and Laurel Misner's obituaries
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From page 16 of the 30 Dec 1953 Simcoe Reformer newspaper.
 
MISS MINNIE MISNER
 
Port Dover: The death of Miss Minnie Misner, a nursing sister in the First World War, occurred Thursday night at her home.
 
Born in Woodhouse Township, Miss Misner was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Misner. She was a graduate of Western Hospital in Toronto, an original school nurse in Ontario and later an industrial nurse at Kapuskasing.
 
She held two medals, the Royal Red Cross and the Sir Douglas Haig despatches, both of which were presented to her by King George V at Buckingham Palace in 1919. She served for four years as a nursing sister in World War I.
 
Miss Misner was very active in St. Paul's Anglican Church and had been a "Post" Sunday School teacher for many years. She is survived by one brother, Henry Misner of Port Dover and two sisters, 
Mrs. Laurel Davidson of Port Dover and Mrs. Frank Prout of Minnedosa, Man.
 
She rested at Thompson Funeral Home until Monday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock when service was held in St. Paul's Anglican Church with Rev. H. J. Webb in charge. Interment was made in Port Dover Cemetery.
 
The church choir led in the singing during the service. The pallbearers were Harry Misner, William Varey, Kenneth Thompson, Robert Strople, Howard Guiler and William Prowt. Among the many floral tributes were those from Port Dover Women's Institute; Port Dover Canadian Legion 158, Legion Ladies' Auxiliary; St. Paul's W.A., also several Gideon Memorial Bibles, including one from the Sunday School Post of Norfolk Deanery. The Legion Auxiliary held a service for the late Comrade Misner on Sunday evening at the Thompson Funeral Home with Mrs. Hugh Morris in charge.


From page 2 of the 20 Aug 1956 Simcoe Reformer newspaper.
 
MRS. LAUREL DAVIDSON
 
Port Dover: A native of Woodhouse Township and veteran of World War I, Mrs. Laurel Davidson, died in Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, on Saturday, August 18th.
 
Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Misner, deceased received her education in Woodhouse and graduated in nursing from Toronto Western Hospital. A sister Mrs. Frank (Daisy) Prout, Minedosa, Manitoba, survives. Mrs. Davidson was a veteran of World War I, during which time she served in England, France and Malta. An extensive traveller, she visited Europe only a short time ago. She was a member of St. Paul's Anglican Church.
 
Resting at the Thompson Funeral Home, Port Dover, the service will be held on Tuesday (tomorrow) at St. Paul's Church at 2.30 p.m. with interment in Port Dover Cemetery.


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Minnie & Laurel Misner



 
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