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Johnson, Al - owned and operated Alou bus lines in Clinton Creek after working in Cassiar. Husband to Louise Johnson.  
Johnson, Bob, October 29, 1951- July 13, 2011, age 59, passed away in Kamloops, BC of pancreatic cancer cancer. Bob was son of George and Fran Johnson. In 1970 he moved with the family from Wildwood, AB to Clinton Creek, YT. where he worked for Cassiar Asbestos Corp. in the mill and the mine. One of his jobs there was working on the bagging machine in the mill. He confirmed his love for driving trucks while working for his uncle Al at Alou Bus Lines Ltd in Clinton Creek. He was a well-known trucker on the highways. Bob loved music especially loved to play his guitar and sing. He is survived by his partner Arlene Pooli, sons Robin, Fred (Jami), Ernest (Catherine), 10 grandchildren and many relatives and friends  
Johnson,  Frances  April 7, 1926 October 16, 2014.  Frances Johnson (nee Payne) was born in Edmonton AB.  She lived in the Wildwood AB area until 1970 when the family moved to Clinton Creek YT.  There she began painting, an activity she continued the rest of her life.  Her paintings, including gold pans and cream cans, are now in homes world-wide.  Back in northern Alberta, she enjoyed sewing, bowling and traveling as well as the companionship of friends and family.  A loving mom to all, she has babysat and nurtured many who still call her grandma.  A prolific poet, she wrote a poem about Clinton Creek that was read at the reunion in Whitehorse in 1990. Her last 17 years were in St Albert AB.  She passed away October 16, 2014 in Edmonton, at the age of 88 years.  She was predeceased by her parents May & Tony Payne Sr, Blanche McPherson, brother Tony Payne Jr, daughter Connie Hanna, sons Lawrence, Doug, Bob and their father George Johnson, granddaughter Penny McCrate, grandsons Billy McCrate and Evan Grykuliak.  She is survived & greatly missed by her sisters Georgianna Buckner & Anna Holloway, children Arnold (Martha), Valerie (Ed), Ron (Rosi), Judy (Ian), Leonard, Linda (Lloyd), Paul (Colleen), Grant (Cathy), Tyrone, Brian (Ann), Marlin, Chrystal, Diana, 31 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and many other relatives and friends. Frances Johnson
Johnson, Louise - cancer - school teacher in Cassiar (and presumably Clinton Creek?) - wife of Al Johnson.  
Jonigkeit, Ella "Elly" Marie, died May 23, 2002. Pre-deceased by former husband Otto Jonigkeit. Survived by daughter Rosita.  
Jonigkeit, Otto died in 1982. Ex-husband of Monika Jonigkeit and then husband of Ella "Elly" Jonigkeit. Survived by children Peter, Judi and Rosita.  
Jooss, Alfred "Alfie". Died October 1964 in Bellingham, Washington. Alfie was an avid skier and helped to clear the Cassiar skihill. He died of carbon monoxide poisoning in his car while waiting to go up to Mt. Baker to ski. He left no family.  
Joseph (nee), Irene Married name Bartell died in late 1990's. Daughter of Alex and Rachel Joseph  
Joseph (Gwilliam), Judy, died July 29, 2006 of cancer. She is buried in the Terrace, BC cemetery along with her mother Rachel Joseph and older sister Irene.  
Joseph, Rachel. Died April 2, 1999 of leukemia. Wife of Alex Joseph.  
Juraski, Lothar, aged 74, passed away suddenly November 3, 2003, of a big heart attack. Lothar is survived by his wife Christine "Chris", and their children Wolfgang, Norman & Karen. The Juraski family lived in Cassiar 1957-1963 and Lothar worked in the Carpenter shop.  


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