6. Life Goes On

Like all young couples, Jean and Irving Kaine wanted children but had to wait for five years after their marriage for their first daughter, Doris Marilyn (my mother) to arrive followed two years later by Helen Jean. The girls were born in 1932 and 1934 during the time of the Great Depression in Canada when…

5. A Minister’s Wife

After their wedding in 1926, the Reverend I. B. Kaine and his wife Jean W. Kaine, my grandmother, launched their life together in Orangeville, Ontario.¬† Jean must have enjoyed setting up her new household¬† for hosting church functions and entertaining out of towners. I still have and cherish the lovely French walnut bedroom set made…