Obituary, Manitoulin Expositor, July 20, 2004
IVAN EDWARD LEWIS TRICK -
In loving memory of Ivan Edward Lewis Trick, December 3, 1910 - July 12, 2004. Ivan Trick, a resident of the Manitoulin Lodge, and formerly of Meldrum Bay, died at the Lodge on Monday, July 12, 2004 at the age of 93 years. He was born at Silver Water, son of the late George Hedley and Ada Florence (Kemp) Trick. Ivan worked in timbering, mining, had owned and operated the store at Meldrum Bay from 1949-1973; had been Harbour Master for 25 years, and drove school bus for Mel Wickett until he was 80 years of age. Ivan was a very talented carpenter and electrician and had worked in Gore Bay for Ted Cook a number of years ago. He had been Secretary Treasurer at Meldrum Bay United Church for many years. Ivan was an extremely knowledgeable man, who was called upon many times for his recollections of past events on the Island. He had a wonderful and warm pesonality, which afforded him many friends and acquiantances. One of Ivan's proudest accomplishments was being named an Honourary Member of the Great Lakes Cruising Club, given as appreciation for his oustanding work with boaters. His knowledge and indeed his personality will be sadly missed by all. Ivan was predeceased by his wife Alberta (Millman) Trick in 1960. He was also predeceased by a dear friend and companion, Edna Millman in 1999; brothers Reece and Charlie and sister Laura and infant sister Hattie. Survived by a number of nieces and nephews and numerous friends and acquaintances. Cremation will take place. A memorial service was conducted in the Wm. G. Turner Chapel of the Culgin Funeral Home on Friday, July 16, 2004 at 11 am with Mr. Erwin Thompson officiating. If so desired, donations may be made to the Meldrum Bay United Church, St. Peter's Anglican Church, Silver Water or the Meldrum Bay Cemetery.
Alberta Maureen Millman Trick