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29 2016 July

Boettger, Wilfred (Age 85, Normanby Twp)

Wilfred BOETTGER of Normanby Township at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Thursday in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Miriam. Dear father of Fred and his wife Jean of Waterloo. Grandfather of Janessa Robinson and Ryan, Dana Boettger, and great-grandfather to Blake and Aaron. Survived by his sisters Liselotta, Wilma, Liza, and Betty; and cousin Wolfgang Weddig. Predeceased by his sisters Renate and Gisela and brothers Wilhelm and Heinz.
Visitation will be held at the Garrett Funeral Chapel, Neustadt on Monday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service will be conducted in St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Neustadt on Tuesday at 2 PM.

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28 2016 July

Anderson, Ross (Age 94, Belgrave)

Ross ANDERSON of Belgrave at Wingham & District Hospital on Wednesday at age 94. Beloved husband of Barbara. Loving father of Richard Anderson and Anne-Catherine Jean of Goderich, Nancy and Rick Ball of Hanover, Doreen Anderson-Roy and Rob Roy of Peterborough and Sheila Anderson-Cousins and Doug Cousins of Guelph. Dear grandfather of 8 grand- and 3 great-grandchildren. Brother of Donna and the late Les Shaw and Lloyd and Eleanor Anderson. Predeceased by his sister Marie Anderson.
Visitation is at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Friday from 6 until 8 PM. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 1 PM.

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28 2016 July

Dookram, Rev. James (Age 85, Walkerton)

Reverend James DOOKRAM of Walkerton at Walkerton Hospital on Tuesday in his 86th year. Loving father of Sandra and Bob Dewar of Walkerton, Linda and Bill Becker of Corunna, Walter and Linda of Barrie, Gavin and Debbie of Fergus and Rosemary and Jason Chow of Guelph. Missed by 12 grand- and 7 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Bethlyn and David Peters. Predeceased by his wife Lucille and other siblings.
Visitation is at Trinity Lutheran Church, 611 Colborne Street, Walkerton on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.

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28 2016 July

Burnside, Wilbert ‘Wib’ (Age 80, Kincardine)

Wilbert ‘Wib’ Francis BURNSIDE of Kincardine at Kincardine Hospital on Monday in his 81st year. Cherished husband of Helen. Loved brother of John and Rosalyn Burnside of Walkerton. Dear brother-in-law of Alex McDonald of Dorchester. Missed by nieces Karen MacDonald, Michelle and Scott Smibert. Missed by friends Steve Cameron, Mary and Gordon McGarvey. Predeceased by sister-in-law Eleanor McDonald.
A graveside service will take place at the Kincardine Cemetery on August 5th at 11 AM. Donations to the Kincardine United Church or Kincardine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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27 2016 July

Cabral, John (Age 90, frmly Listowel)

John CABRAL, formerly of Listowel, on Monday at age 90. Husband of the late Rosa Cabral. Father of Fatima and Fernando Medeiros of Listowel, Grace Ferreira of Hamilton, Lucy and Kris Hartikainen of Kitchener, John Cabral of Brampton, Maria Pacheco and Peter of Cambridge, and Paula and Tony Gouveia of Kenilworth. Remembered by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM with prayers at 1:45. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Listowel on Friday at 11 AM. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.

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26 2016 July

Lassaline, Larry (Age 66, n/a)

Larry LASSALINE, peacefully, at Victoria Hospital, London on Sunday in his 67th year. Dear brother of Iris and her husband Wayne Wallace, Richard and his wife Carol, and Lois and her husband Keven Ward. Predeceased by his sister Beth O’Keeffe. Larry will be missed by many nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations to the London Health Sciences Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Huron Shores Cremation Services, Port Elgin.

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26 2016 July

McGrail, Bruce (Age 29, frmly Wingham)

Bruce McGRAIL of Edmonton, formerly of Wingham, unexpectedly as a result of a motorcycle accident, on Saturday at age 29. Father of Dominic, Olivia, Violet and Isaiah. Cherished son of William and Linda McGrail of Wingham and Dawn Talbot of Florida. Dear brother of Laurita and Raf Martynowski and their son Max, Billy and Ashley McGrail and their children Liam and Maisie. Grandson of William Senior and Laurita McGrail. Predeceased by his grandmother Julie Barnes and grandfather Donald Gentile.
A memorial service will be held at Fresh Wind Revival Centre, 21 Lloyd Street, south of Wingham on Wednesday at 1 PM.
Arrangements assisted by the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.

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26 2016 July

Wittich, Douglas ‘Doug’ (Age 72, Owen Sound)

Douglas WITTICH of Carmel, Indiana and Gould Lake, Ontario at Kelso Pines Villa, Owen Sound on Saturday. He was 72. Survived by his wife Jean, son Steven and Liz of Carmel; sister Deanna Turtan of B.C., brothers Arnie and Terrie Lynn Clark, Wayne and Angie Clark, Ross and Brigitte Clark, and sister Linda Barfoot. Predeceased by his maternal parents Florence Elva Arnold and Herbert Allan Clark and his adoptive parents Irvin and Mina Wittich.
Doug’s family invites friends and colleagues to the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Thursday from 6 until 9 PM, where a Celebration of Life is held on Friday at 11 AM.

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25 2016 July

O’Malley, Mary (Age 96, frmly Teeswater)

Mary O’MALLEY, formerly of Wingham and Teeswater, on July 17th at age 96. Wife of the late Charles O’Malley. Mother of Maureen and Steve Steinbach of Cambridge, Mary Helen and Don Deakin of Killaloe, Catherine O’Connor of Stratford, Edward of Teeswater, Patricia and Blake Devitt of Kincardine, Terrance and Mary of Elmwood, and Teresa and Ben Blackwell of Teeswater. Missed by 15 grand- and 20 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by son Richard, son-in-law Terence O’Connor, sister Catherine Crunican and brother Richard McNamara.
Funeral Mass celebrated from Sacred Heart Church, Teeswater on Tuesday at 11 AM.  Arrangements entrusted to the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater.

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25 2016 July

Wilson, Audrey (Age 93, Palmerston)

Audrey WILSON (nee Bridge) of Palmerston on Friday in her 94th year. Wife of the late Gordon Wilson. Dear mother of Dorothy Campbell of Elmira and the late Dougald Campbell, Ronald and Bernice of Kitchener, and the late Bryan Wilson. Mother-in-law of Audrey Martin of Elmira. Grandmother of Daphne and Ken, Darcy, Christine and Adam, Cathleen and Joe, Jeff and Andrea, Sherry, and 10 great-grandchilden. Sister of Dorothy Fairweather. Sister-in-law of Florence Bridge and Audrey Alexander.
Visitation is at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service from Palmerston United Church on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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