Dennis Arthur Katona, 61
On May 26th, Dennis Arthur Katona peacefully passed away with his children at his side.
Dennis was born in Emo, Ontario on July 30, 1948 to Ruby & Elias Katona. He was the eldest of six children.
He grew up on the family farm in the Atwood Township north of Rainy River.
His adult life began in Thompson, Manitoba where he worked as an apprentice tinsmith, a drywaller and he drove truck on surface at Inco.
In 1969, he was united in marriage with Laurel Desrosier and they had three Children. In 1975 he returned to Rainy River and the family farm. He also worked as a janitor at the Rainy River Customs.
In recent years he worked as a custodian at the sanitary landfill site. While he was able, Dennis thoroughly enjoyed hunting and fishing. Dennis also enjoyed music especially country. At a young age, his father, Elias, taught him to play guitar and several other stringed instruments.
Dennis will be sadly missed by his children Sandra (Andy), Trevor, Misty (Chris) grandchildren Cassey, Nettie, Robyn, Debbie, Isaac, and Nathan. His Siblings Marsha, Rita (Larry), Bob (Vicki), Glen (Susan), Peggy (Jeff), and numerous nieces and nephews.