ILES, Norman “Ni” Craig


August 13, 1955 – July 29, 2016 ~ Norman “Ni” Craig Iles, in his 61st year, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, July 29, 2016 as a result of a heart attack.

He was deeply loved and will be missed by his partner and best friend, Janet Albert. Adored and proud father of his children, David and Lauren Iles, and special Grandpa to Cooper Albert.  Born August 13, 1955 in Toronto, ON, Norm is predeceased by his parents, Thomas Walter Earl and Pauline (Hewyn) Iles, and sister Kathryn (Iles) Lovell.

Following university, Norm moved to Northern Ontario to fulfill a long career in forestry.  He thoroughly enjoyed his years of retirement at his home in Blind River and recently Iron Bridge. Norm spent his time keeping busy with home improvement projects and enjoying a cold beer in the evening, watching the Blue Jays or having a game of cards with his family and friends.

Friends may call at the Menard Funeral Home, 72 Lakeside Avenue in Blind River on Wednesday, August 3rd.  Visitation will be at 1:00 pm, immediately followed by a brief service at 2:00 pm.