Longworth Cemetery

Recorded June 9, 2001 by Sharon Dow, Brenda Davis, 
Phyllis Bernard, Robin and Barbara Fairservice. 

Map Reference: 53 degrees 55' 23.34"; 121 degrees 28' 03.38"; Map: 93H093 
 
Headstone Inscriptions: 
 
1. Olsson - Harold Olsson ... 1895 - 1971 ... born in Sweden ... Killed by Grizzly Bear on Toneko Lake Trail 
 
2. Prather Florence L ... 1918 - 1971 
 
3. Sjolund In Memory of Jonas Sjolund ... June 1903 - Sept 1982 ... Peace Perfect Peace. 
 
4. Rabien - Ola Martin Rabien ... Born January 3, 1958, on Caboose of C.N.R. Freight train between Longworth and Prince George, B.C., Canada, in a blizzard, while family were residents of Longworth. Delivered by single teacher Miss Wally Ballhorn and breakman Mr. Hubble
Died June 5, 1995, Campbell River Hospital - McMillan/Bloedell Logging Company Stacker-Driver foully killed him from behind in dry-land Sorting area, Kelsey Bay, Sayward, Vancouver Island. Cremated in Victoria, ashes scattered over Pacific Ocean near Secretary Island, Sooke. 
Urn buried top of forestry Lookout Mountain, Longworth. 
 
5. Rabien - Olaf Rabien ... Born Sept. 30, 1943, Potsdam, Germany. Died March 26, 1946 Celle West Germany of pneumonia while fleeing the Russians. Cremated. Ashes buried in Cemetery, Celle, Germany. 
 
6. Ballhorn - Ruth (Ballhorn) Rabien ... Born May 5, 1915 Basle Switzerland and earned PhD. Degree from University of Berlin Germany. Ran own Air photo lab. during WWII. Immigrated to Penny B.C. Husband was Hans Richard Rabier lived in Longworth 1953 - 1964 while Hans farmed, logged and worked in Sawmill. Had 8 children. Died May 7. 1996 in Victoria. Cremated in Victoria, Ashes scattered over Pacific Ocean. 
 
7. Ballhorn - Miss Wally Ballhorn ... Born Feb. 1, 1910, Odessa Russia, Immigrated to Canada Oct. 1952. Taught school in Longworth, BC. 1953 - 1965 Shelly, Campbell River, Sooke. Died October 14, 1993, Victoria. Cremated in Victoria. Ashes scattered over Pacific Ocean near Secretary Island, Sooke. 
 
8. Unmarked 
 
9. Turner - Ronald Turner ... 1921 - 1988 ... March is a Windy Month; Ron Ronald A. Turner Gunner RCA ... 8 Mar. 1988, Age 66 
 
10. Young - Dorthy Young ... We shall always remember your smiling face and understanding for life and other people besides yourself. We will always love you, and you will always live in our hearts. Aug. 10/92. Leanne Brantwell, Aug. 1995 
 
11. Ross - Helen Ross (Plant a tree) At base of Dorothy Young's burial plot. 
 
12. Prather In loving memory ... Dad ORVA PRATHER 1890 - 1963 ... AT REST. 
 
13. Prather In loving memory of Mable Prather ... A beloved wife and mother ... April 18, 1888 - Sept. 20, 1955 ... Gone but not forgotten ... Erected by Husband and family. 
 
14. Melnychuck ... In Loving Memory Pauline Melnychuk and Raymond nee Pauline Poathier ... Nov. 5 1928 - Sept. 17, 1958 ... Raymond Melnychuck Dec. 17, 1946 - Sept. 17 1958 ... Gone but not forgotten ... Erected by father and family. 
 
15. Unmarked 
 
16. Mueller ... In memory of Gratian Mueller ... Feb. 1873 - Dec. 1970 
 
17. Mueller ... In memory of Marla Mueller ... B.W. of Gratian Muelller ... Aug. 1878 - Sept. 1937 ... Peace Perfect Peace