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20 2017 November

McCabe, Anson (Age 77, n/a)

Anson James McCABE, peacefully at Markdale Hospital on Saturday in his 78th year. Devoted husband of Eileen. Loving father of sons Jim, Dave, and Murray and Grandpa of Alyshia. Special Poppa to Matt and Jay. Survived by sisters-in-law Karen McCabe, Marie and Stan Jones, Ruth and Bill Matthews; brothers-in-law John and Teresa Finnerty, and Steve Finnerty. Predeceased by his parents, sisters Evelyn and Stan McTaggart, Irene and Ross Hall, and brother John.
Visitation is at the McMillan & Jack Funeral Home, Dundalk, this evening [Monday] from 7 until 9. Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 1 PM.

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20 2017 November

Sothern Arnetta (Age 98, n/a)

Arnetta SOTHERN at Palmerston Hospital on Saturday in her 99th year. Wife of the late Bruce Sothern, and mother of Pauline and Bill Weber of Palmerston, Margaret and Bruce Shannon of Clifford, and Gordon and Velma Sothern of Fordwich. Remembered by 5 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM. The funeral service will be held from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Wallace Township on Wednesday at 11 AM. Interment in Fordwich Cemetery.

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20 2017 November

Bird, Kenneth ‘Ken’

Kenneth ‘Ken’ BIRD, peacefully at Wingham and District Hospital on Saturday. True life partner and husband to Linda Bird. Loving Father to Krista Bird. Proud Grandpa to Tamara and Trevor Mellin.  Brother to Hugh and Monica Ives. Son-in-law to Alex and Marie Voisin. Brother-in-law to Judy and Don Axford, Brad and Liz Voisin, Bonnie Voisin, Leonard Voisin, Donald Voisin and Sue Larson. Especially missed by PB. Predeceased by brother-in-law John Voisin.
There is a Come and Go Celebration of Life at the Royal Canadian Legion Brussels Branch on Sunday from 1 until 4 PM. Casual dress is requested.  Arrangements entrusted to the Riverside Funeral Home, Brussels.

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20 2017 November

Johnston, Lloyd (Age 91, Listowel)

Lloyd JOHNSTON of Listowel on Sunday in his 92nd year. Husband of Frances Johnston. Father of Sue and Paul Carson of Listowel, Barb and Daryl Smith of Kurtzville, Betty Johnston and Fred Fountain of Stratford, Ev and Mike Grosz of Listowel, Linda and Steve Grosz of Waterloo, and Connie Johnston and Brad Johns of Route 1, Listowel. Grandfather of Jonathan, Rebecca, Sean, Sheena, Cody, Robin, Jordan, Patrick, Devin, Mitchell, Joshua, Lucas, step-grandchildren Jamie and Dylan, and great-grandfather of Andrew, Cadha, Katie, and Maddison.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced tomorrow from the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel.

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20 2017 November

Hansen, Carl (Age 86, Durham)

Carl HANSEN of Durham at his home on Friday in his 87th year. Husband of the former Elsie Kelly. Father of Connie and her husband Bob Leonard and grandfather of Jennifer. Remembered by Elsie’s children Ron Weppler and his wife Roseanne, Lorraine and husband Dave Arnett, Joyce and her late husband Ron Watson, Don Kelly and his wife Sue, Kevin Kelly and his wife Sandra and several step-grandchildren and their families. Predeceased by 4 brothers and 1 sister.
A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Durham and Community Health Care Foundation appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham.

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20 2017 November

Williamson, Erma (Age 99, Brussels)

Erma WILLIAMSON, peacefully with her daughters by her side at Huronlea Home for the Aged, Brussels on Saturday in her 100th year. Beloved wife to the late Jim. Dear mother to Arlene and Ben van den Akker, June Williamson and mother-in-law to Diane Williamson. Grandma of Amy, Brent, Amanda, Melissa, Michael, and 10 great-grandchildren. Sister to Lula McDougall. Sister-in-law to Marjorie Gray. Predeceased by son Keith, sister Margaret Thompson and brother George Gray.
Visitation is at the Riverside Funeral Home, Brussels, Monday from 7 until 9, and on Tuesday from 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11.

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20 2017 November

Catto, Margaret ‘Marg’ (Age 78, Kincardine)

Margaret ‘Marg’ CATTO of Kincardine on Sunday at the age of 78. Deeply missed by husband Nute; sons Paul and Trudy, Brian and Lisa; grandsons Dustin and Steph, Josh and Jess, Brett and Krystal; granddaughters Emma, Katie and Olivia and great-grandson Jax. Remembered by her brothers Jim and Eleanor, Tom and Sharon and sister Betty, as well as the entire Catto family. Predeceased by her parents Duncan and Jessie Convay.
A celebration of Marg’s life will be held at the Ainsdale Golf Club, 2264 Concession 12, Kincardine, on Thursday at 6 PM.  Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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20 2017 November

Hoppenrath, Olive (Age 99, Mitchell)

Olive HOPPENRATH of Mitchell at the Mitchell Nursing Home on Sunday at age 99. Wife of the late Edwin Hoppenrath. Dear mother of Doris McLean and Ron, Roger and Angie. Mother-in-law of Marie Brohart and Vern, and Doug McEwen. Missed by her grand-, great-grand- and great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Bill Osborn and Ruth, Phyllis Young, Shirley Stahlke and Arden, and Betty Kemp and sister-in-law of Ted MacDonald. Predeceased by her son Eldon, daughter Berniece McEwen and 7 siblings.
Visitation is at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM, where the funeral service is held on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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20 2017 November

Draper, Norma (Age 96, Clinton)

Norma Mildred DRAPER on Friday at Huronview at age 96. Wife of the late Robert Draper. Mother to Paul and Margaret, Barbara and Ron Bourke, and Catherine and Robert Semple. Gramma to Jacqueline, Debra, Christopher, Rebecca, Shawn and Paula. Great-Gramma to Zachary, Laura, Brett, Olivia, Emily and Grady. Sister to Douglas and Marion, Oz and Don, Richard and Jan.
Visitation will be at the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Thursday at 11 AM.

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20 2017 November

White, Marianne (Age 88, Kincardine)

Marianne Ruth WHITE of Kincardine on Thursday at age 88. Cherished mother of Dave White of Colorado, USA, Sandy and Mike Petter of Kincardine, Nanci White and Doug of Paisley, Sheri White of Kincardine, Dean and Alysia White of Stayner. Beloved grandmother of Laura, Sandy, Mark, Luke, Kaitlyn, Lee, Cody, Cori, Gavin, Jaxen and 11 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Ken and his wife Donna Clark of London.
Private funeral arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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