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Later, they moved to Parkland Home at Erickson, until 1975. While there they celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary.
Henny passed away in April, 1975, and Roy passed away in July, 1975. They are buried at the Municipal Cemetery, Erickson.
Their five children were born and educated at Arran, Saskatchewan. They are:
Robert "Bob" Harold, born June 1, 1915. He came to the Clan william district in 1933 to work and reside with his Grandma Sanderson and Uncle Vic. He rented the Bill Soltys farm, E 1/2 8-17-18W.
In 1951, the S.E. 17-17-18W was purchased. Bob remained there until purchasing a home in Erickson to retire. He keeps himself busy, helping out at Shellborn Enterprises. Bob is an active member in the Erickson Lutheran Church.
Ross Waddell, born January 24, 1917. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force in World War II as a flying lieutenant. On arriving in England, he was attached to the Royal Air Force, stationed in India and carried out flying missions in the Burma Campaign. Ross remained in the services after the war and served as a peace time Flying Officer in Cyprus. He resides in Erickson.
Fredrick Orland, born January 19, 1919, married Eileen Thomas. Fred served in the Royal Air Force at Calgary where he was injured and received an early discharge.
Fred passed away September 26, 1955, as a result of a car accident and is buried at Winnipeg. They had two children, Pam and Rodney.
Hugh Franklin "Frank", born July 28, 1920. He served in the British Columbia Regiment, 28th Armoured Division. Upon his return, he was employed by Harper Construction for several years.
Frank has retired to Erickson, where he is an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, serves on the executive and is Caretaker.
Victor Fulton, born April 28, 1922. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force in World War II as a Wireless Instructor in Canada.
He married Francis Johnson and they have three sons, Ronald, David and Douglas.
Victor has been employed by the Department of Education as School Superintendent at Dauphin and McCreary, Manitoba, and is presently in Winnipeg. The family are members of the United Church.
Russell Oliver, born March 24, 1930, attended Westmount School. He served with the Infantry in Canada. Russell was a Heavy Equipment operator.
He passed away in 1977, and is buried at the Municipal Cemetery, Erickson.
SCOTT, GEORGE AND FLORENCE
by Florence Scott
George Daniel Scott was born at Glenella, Man., on January 14, 1918, and lived there until 1960. In April, 1939, he married Florence Margaret Tomes of Plumas, Man., and they took up residence on the Scott farm where they farmed for a number of years.
In 1940 George started to work for Manitoba Dairy and Poultry Co-op. as well as running the farm. He worked at the creamery in Glenella until 1960 when the family was transferred to Swan River, Man. They were there only nineteen months when they were transferred to Erickson to the Creamery here. He was employed here until 1966, then spent four years in the creamery in Brandon, coming back to Erickson in 1970, where he worked until the creamery closed in 1973.
Following this George was employed at Agristeel in Minnedosa; then from 1977 until 1980 he was Gate Attendant at the East Gate of Riding Mountain National Park.
In November, 1980, he suffered a severe heart attack, forcing early retirement.
Florence has been employed at the local Post Office since September, 1966, and retired in April 1983. Their only son, Barry, is employed with the local Co-op. Barry enjoys curling.
Barry, Florence and George Scott.
SEILAND, CARL AND ANNIE
Carl August and Annie came from Smoland, Sweden and settled in the Rural Municipality of Clanwilliam, homesteading on S.W. 14-17-18W on June 19, 1899. On June 13, 1905, he received his title. They had two children, Oscar and Hanna and for many years Annie Sjogren and Pete Berquist made their home with them.
Oscar Frans was born on August 26, 1879 in Smoland, Sweden, received his education there and came to Canada in 1896. In 1902, he came to Erickson district and homesteaded on S.W. 30-17-18W on May 10, 1902 and received his patent on November 26, 1914. Oscar farmed for many years. His mother and father made their home with him. They have since passed away and Oscar passed away in 1947. They are buried in Scandinavia Cemetery.
Hanna married Bill Davies and they lived on Pt S.E.