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03 2015 September

Patterson, Bill (Age 72, Southgate Twp)

Bill PATTERSON at his home in Southgate Township on Wednesday in his 73rd year. Dear brother of Rose-Marie and Bill Hunt, Marion and John Plume, Joanne Metzger and Jurgen Bischof, Donald and Gwen, Robert and Sheila, and Judy and Jim Barnard. Brother-in-law of Leo Dowdall and Wayne Williams. Survived by dear neighbours Klaus and Adelle Mueller, Allen and Judy Elliott. Predeceased by sisters Yvonne Plester, Elaine Dowdall, Charlene Williams and brother Howard.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service from the Mount Forest United Church on Saturday at 11 AM.

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03 2015 September

Kramers, Clara (Age 83, Seaforth)

Clara KRAMERS (nee Krauskopf) of Seaforth, peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Thursday in her 84th year. Wife of the late Norman Kramers. Dear mother of Cathy and Karl Schuster, Donna and Peter Whitworth, Mary Dent, Ken and Lynda, Wayne, Gary and Kim, Terry and Ann, Anne Marie and Kevin Traquair, Paul and Debbie and Marlene and Kevin Loughnane. Grandma of 25 and great-grandma of 25.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Parish Prayers at 1:30. Mass of Christian Burial from St. James Catholic Church, Seaforth on Saturday at 11 AM.

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03 2015 September

Haag, Viktor (Age 68, Brussels)

Viktor HAAG of Route 2, Brussels, suddenly at home on Tuesday in his 69th year. Husband of Silvia Haag. Father of Conny and Rama Frischknecht of Switzerland, Eveline and Jorn Steunebrink of Route 1, Conn, and Roger and Karen Haag of Route 2, Brussels, and grandfather of Angela, Laura, Jolene, Brianna, Jayden, Sam, and Leah. Also survived by 3 sisters and 1 brother in Switzerland. Predeceased by his son Erwin.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Monday from 1 until 4 PM, with prayers at 12:30. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Listowel on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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03 2015 September

Aljoe, Helen (Age 75, Durham)

Helen ALJOE (nee Diebold) of Durham in St. Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener on Wednesday at age 75. Beloved wife of Don. Loved mother of Dwayne and Sharon of Route 1, Priceville, and Darren and Diane of Durham. Grandmother of Cody and Heather, Chandel and Brandon Heuser, Sheena and Travis Karl and great-grandson Brock. Sister of Agnes Brockelbank, Mary Dales, Eileen Kuenzig, Rosemarie Robinson, Dianne Zettler and Marlene Zettler. Predeceased by 2 brothers and 3 sisters.
Visitation is at the Fawcett-McEachern Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Durham on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Mass from St. Peter’s Church, Durham on Saturday at 9 AM.

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02 2015 September

Ball, Arthur ‘Art’ (Age 83, Listowel)

Arthur BALL of Listowel at his home on Tuesday in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Norma R. Ball. Father of Brenda and Danny Maillet, John and Carolyn Ball, Elizabeth and Mark Norman, and Brian Ball. Missed by grandchildren Scott and Stephanie, Jordan and Jacquelyn, Kyla and Brent, Benjamin, Taylor, Kaitlyn; great-grandchildren Gaige and Lennon. Predeceased by 5 sisters and 4 brothers.
A Memorial Tribute Reception will be held for family, relatives and friends at the Listowel Community Family Funeral Home, Wallace Avenue North at Fairlane Road, this Saturday from 1 until 4 PM with family tributes at 2.30.

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02 2015 September

Randall, Jack (Age 76, Formosa)

Jack RANDALL in his sleep at his home in Formosa on Monday in his 77th year. Loving husband of Margaret for 58 years. Devoted father of David and Sharon Randall, Cindylou and Bob Strauss, Shelley and Carman Rawn. Missed by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by sons Daniel and Stephen and parents Thomas and Verna.
Visitation is at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service will take place in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday at 10 AM, followed by a reception.

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01 2015 September

Schenk, Shirley Mae (Age 88, Markdale)

Shirley May SCHENK (nee Werner), peacefully at Grey Gables Nursing Home, Markdale on Sunday in her 89th year. Wife of the late Harold. Loving mother of the late Robert Schenk and his wife Nancy of Walkerton, Reta and Gord Sproule of Port Elgin, Audrey and the late Doug Morrow of Holland Landing and Shirley Mae and Bruce Weir of Wiarton. Missed by 9 grand- and 18 great-grandchildren. Survived by her sister Delta Pfeffer and brother in-law Frank Sachs. Predeceased by a grandson Cory and sisters Alice Ortman and Ima Sachs.
Visitation is at Trinity Lutheran Church, Ayton on Thursday from 1 PM until time of the service at 2.
Arrangements entrusted to Garrett Funeral Chapel, Neustadt.

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01 2015 September

Patterson, Lewis ‘Lewie’ (Age 56, Hanover)

Lewis “Lewie” PATTERSON of Hanover after a hard fought battle with ALS on Monday in his 57th year. Survived by loving wife Cindy of Hanover; brothers Alex and Christine, and Chris; sisters Mary Ellen and Gary Mighton, Margaret and Mike McMillan, Janette and Norm McIntosh; parents-in-law Ron and Viola Scales; brother-in-law Michael Scales and sister-in-law Karen Scales. Predeceased by his parents William and Emily Patterson, nephew David Mighton and niece Joanne Patterson.
Visitation is at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a private service will be held on Friday.

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01 2015 September

Videan, Helen (Age 89, Goderich)

Helen M. VIDEAN of Goderich at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital on Friday in her 90th year. Loving aunt to Carl Edward Simpson of Toronto. Warmly remembered by friends Roslyn and Mac Campbell. Sadly missed by many friends, neighbours and her church community. Predeceased by her sister Mildred Simpson. Helen was a teacher and vice principal for many years at Victoria Public School.
Friends will be received at St. George’s Anglican Church, 87 North Street, Goderich on Thursday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11. Donations to St. George’s Anglican Church may be made through the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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01 2015 September

Broadfoot, John (Age 100, Seaforth)

John BROADFOOT of Seaforth, formerly of Route 1, Brucefield, peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Sunday, less than a month from his 101st birthday. Husband of the late Marjorie. Dear father of Bob and Donna of Seaforth, Mary Smith of Kitchener, Jack and Julia of Thamesford, Jean Provost of London, Helen and Dave Weigel of Macedonia, Ohio and Jim of Clinton. Grandpa of 14, 18 great-grand- and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with Odd Fellows and Rebekah’s service at 6:30, where the funeral service is held on Thursday at 11 AM.

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