Samuelson, Irene “Renie” Bohn

Force: Canadian Women’s Army Corps

Renie Bohn’s parents were Fred Bohn and Agnes Gibson of La Glace AB area. She was born in 1923, and she had 2 brothers, Jack and Jim. (Jim also served in WW II). During the war she participated with the Canadian Women’s Army Corps, and afterwards she married Orvin Samuelson, who also served overseas and was in the Air Force. They had 4 children. For a while Renie and Orvin operated a store in La Glace, which they later sold. They farmed in the Buffalo Lake district until 1959, and then moved to Bear Canyon. They retired in Fairview AB. Renie passed away in July 2004 at age 81, in Fairview.
Source: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 1149 – Roll of Honour WW II
La Glace – Yesterday and Today p. 64
GP AGS – Obituary Index (Samuelson)