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FJOLA DAVIDSON (SIGURDSON)
Date of Passing: Feb 06, 2021Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
Born in Lundar to parents Jon and Margaret Sigurdson, Fjola moved to Winnipeg in the 1950s to study and to work. She married Harley Davidson in 1957, and shortly before her passing they celebrated their 64th anniversary. Harley survives her.
The couple lived in Selkirk for a few years, before settling permanently in Pinawa in 1963. Here Fjola returned to school to further her education, and worked at a local elementary school before retiring in 1988. Fjola was a passionate supporter of local sports, an avid camper, and a long-time bridge player. All who knew Fjola agree she was an incredibly kind woman, who always looked at the bright side of life despite living with progressive Multiple Sclerosis since the early 1970s. In retirement, she and Harley spent their winters in Arizona where they established a new set of friends. During the final years of her life, she collaborated with her friend Carol in the manufacture of many crochet blankets for charity. Fjola also wanted to give special thanks to Linda, her long-time caregiver at the Pinawa Hospital, and to the incredible staff at the Whitemouth Personal Care Home who looked after her so well.
A beloved wife, Fjola was an excellent mother to Andrew Davidson and Susan Krebs (Greg), and a wonderful grandmother to Candace (Ian) and Kimberly Krebs (Thomas), all of whom survive her. Fjola was predeceased by her sisters, Evelyn Lesage and Florence Holigroski, and her brother Bob. Her youngest brother Einar survives her, as do several nieces and nephews.
Fjola will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by all those whose lives she touched.
There will be no funeral.
In lieu of flowers, donation cheques may be mailed to the Pinawa Public Library, General Delivery, Pinawa, MB R0E 1L0.
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 13, 2021
Condolences & Memories (2 entries)
The library was very humbled to learn that Fjola Davidson’s family had requested donations to the library in lieu of flowers. What a generous and thoughtful way to honor her. Fjola always loved and used (and volunteered at) the library – she was an avid reader who encouraged her children and husband to read as well by bringing home books for everyone. Every few weeks a new batch would arrive. Andrew and Susie were allowed to bring home as many books as they could carry. We would like to think that all of this access to the worlds that are opened up by reading played a part in the wonderful people that they are today. Fjola was reading books from our library from the day it opened until the very end of her life and we are honored to have been a part of this wonderful lady’s days. The Davidsons’ decision to request donations to the library, and your donation mean so much to us, and we thank you again. - Posted by: Staff of Pinawa Public Library (Pinawa Community) on: Mar 26, 2021
So sorry to hear of Fjola's passing, I have many fond memories of Harley & Flola being responsible for bringing me to the softball diamond with them to play ball! We had great memories and don't forget the stops at champ's drive-in on the way home. Enjoyed seeing you both at the Cypress River Reunion!! Rest in Peace Fjola. Marilyn Arason Elliot. - Posted by: Marilyn (Arason) Elliot (Softball friendship) on: Feb 14, 2021
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