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24 2014 November

Erwin, Robert (Age 72, Elmwood)

Robert ERWIN of RR 1 Elmwood at Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce in Owen Sound, Saturday in his 73rd year. Survived by wife Joan and daugters Bonnie Irwin and Jeff Schmidt and Kathy Erwin-Sword and Richard, son Steve Erwin and grandchildren Brent Jaworski and Sean Jaworski. Also survived by brothers Craig and wife Mavis Erwin, Joy and Al Bleach and David Erwin and sister Sandra and husband Terry Rummerfield, brother in law Garf Arnott, sisters in law Marlene and Clarence Lorenz, Elaine and Clark Francis and several nieces and nephews. Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Friday from 7 to 9 pm. Funeral service will be held at 11 am at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Elmwood on Saturday. Interment in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Elmwood.

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24 2014 November

Williams, Grant (Age 83, Brussels)

Grant WILLIAMS of Brussels, Sunday at Seaforth Community Hospital in his 84th year.
Husband to Jean. Father of Mary and Frank Stretton, Edgar and Angie Williams and Les and Brenda Williams. Grandfather of Margaret and Dave, Grant and Cindy, Lesley, Brendan, Harmony, Spencer, Garrett, Meghann and Ryan, Justine and Ryan and great grandfather of Ben, James and Violet. Brother of Dr. Gordon and Shirley Williams, George Williams, and Mary Lou Grenier and brother in law Albert Walker. Predeceased by his sister Kathleen, his brother in law Mark, sister in law Loretta and a brother in infancy. Celebration of life will be held at the Salvation Army – Wingham Corps at a later date. Grant WILLIAMS arrangements entrusted to Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels.

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24 2014 November

Strba, Stephen (Age 86, Hanover)

Stephen STRBA of Hanover at South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Chesley on Saturday in his 87th year. Husband of Bernice. Father of Theresa and Murray Bluhm, Diane and Bob Murphy and Stephen and Yvonne Strba. Missed by grandchildren Lindsay and Cory, Brandon and Ella, Mike and Joella, Matt and Vicki, Courtney, Bretton and 9 great-grandchildren. Visitation held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley, Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm where a funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 am. Interment in Chesley Cemetery.

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24 2014 November

Garrow, William (Age 74, Goderich)

William “Bill” GARROW, of Goderich on Thursday in his 75th year.
Husband of Doreen. Loving father of Grant and Rachel of Chatham, and Scott and Jenn of Hopewell, New Jersey. Grandpa of Braden, Lauren and Sophie, Cole and Chase. Survived by brothers Art and Judy of Port Elgin, and John and Donna of Owen Sound. Also survived by nieces and one nephew; Kelly, Robin, Erin, Laurel, and Chris.
Friends will be received at the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich on Monday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Lakeshore United Church, Goderich on Tuesday at 11 AM. Interment Maitland Cemetery.

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24 2014 November

Jacklin, Linda (Age 65, Goderich)

Linda May JACKLIN of Goderich, formerly of Brussels and Kitchener, at Victoria Hospital, London on Thursday. She was 65. Survived by her spouse Paul Walper and children Lori Patterson of Goderich, Brian Patterson of Kitchener, and Gary Patterson and his fiance Melyssa Holtz of Branchton. Also survived by brothers, Bob, and Tom and Susan Jacklin all of Kitchener, and sister Pat Jacklin and Mark Bennett of Foster, Quebec. Predeceased by parents Carl and Reita Jacklin, sister Shirley Jacklin, and sister-in-law Mary Jacklin. Cremation with a family Memorial Service at a later date. Linda JACKLIN, arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Homes, Bluewater Chapel, Goderich.

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22 2014 November

Schoen, John (Age 62, Lucknow)

John SCHOEN, at Wingham and District Hospital on Friday at age 62. Beloved husband of Paula Schoen of Lucknow for 12 years. Father of Craig Schoen of Niagara Falls and Sabrina Schoen of Cambridge. Step-father of Amanda Cast, Bridget Kessler and Lindsey Williams all of Nebraska; 7 grandchildren and several wonderful family members and close friends.
A Funeral Service will be held from the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Monday at 11 AM with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment Greenhill Cemetery.

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22 2014 November

Orr, John (Age 85, Atwood)

John ORR, formerly of Route 1, Atwood, at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Listowel on Friday in his 86th year. Husband of the late Marjorie Orr. Father of Sharon and Frazer Diehl, Karon and Brian McIlroy, and Keith and Nora Orr. Grandpa of Charmaine and Larry, Crystal and Kyle, Trevor and Karen, Tim, McKinley and McLean and step grandpa of Jim and Michelle. Missed by four great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Isabelle and Harvey Willoughby.
Visitation at Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood on Sunday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Monday at 11 AM.

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22 2014 November

Holborn, Jim (Age 30, Waterloo)

Jim HOLBORN of Waterloo and formerly of Listowel, at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Wednesday, at the age of 30. Son of Linda Holborn and Barry Sage, and grandson of Marilyn Melnyk, all of Listowel. Brother of Lisa Holborn and Jeff Askett, and stepbrother of Tyler and Lisa Sage, and Robyn Sage and Mario DeCicco. Uncle of Tyson and Brooklyn. Remembered by his dear friend Amber Laidlaw, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Monday from 2 til 4 and 6 to 8 PM with the funeral service at Trinity United Church, Listowel on Tuesday at 11AM.

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22 2014 November

Garvey, Patrick (Age 80, Neustadt)

Patrick GARVEY, of Neustadt, formerly of Durham, on Friday. He was 80. Survived by Sheila, his wife of 56 years. Father of Norman, Kim Garvey and Keith White, Ian Garvey, and Karen Elderd-Bennett. Grandfather of 9 grand and 5 great-grandchildren. Also survived by siblings Reta Fortney, Bernadette Burns, John and Catherine, and Mary and Joe Stroeder. Predeceased by parents Ambrose and Marie, sisters Leona and Helen and brothers Bernard, Francis, Jerome and Raymond Garvey.
Visitation at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Sunday, from 2 til 4 PM. A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Durham on Monday morning at 11AM

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22 2014 November

McKague, Kathryn (Age 53, Teeswater)

Kathryn McKague, on Friday, at the age of 53. Wife of Ron. Mother of Dustin Golley and Sara of Listowel and, Robert Mooney and Laura Rossi of Route 3, Walkerton. Missed by granddaughters Abbygale and Kaydence and mother Carroll Castle. Survived by siblings Lori McKim-Lang and husband Gerard, Scott and friend Annie Johnstone, and Darren McKim; step-children, Hilary McKague, Michael McKague, mother-in-law Shirley McKague, 3 brothers-in-law and 14 nieces and nephews.
Visitation at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Monday from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with funeral service at Teeswater United Church on Tuesday, at 2 PM.

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