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23 2017 September

Schouten, Lorraine “Lorrie” (Age 87, n/a)

Lorraine “Lorrie” Schouten, on Wednesday, in her 88th year. Loving mother of Sonia Schouten-Pace and Con Pace of Toronto, Joe Schouten and Dianne of Mount Forest, Jane Schouten and Paul Chisholm of Hamilton, Tony Schouten of Mount Forest, and Douglas Schouten and Tracy Roberts of Kitchener. Grandmother of 14. Sister of Antoinette Downs. Predeceased by her husband Gerard, son Gerry Jr., and 2 sisters
Visitation at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Tuesday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with a Prayer Vigil service at 6:45 PM. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church, Mount Forest on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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22 2017 September

Storozuk, Michael ‘Mike’ (Age 64, Bluevale)

Michael ‘Mike’ STOROZUK of Bluevale at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Wednesday at age 64. Beloved spouse of Bonnie Jacklin. Father of Amy Storozuk and spouse Brian. Step-father of Shawn and Melissa Jacklin, and Sharie Evans. Grandfather of Jonathan, and step-grandfather of Ted, Ben, Joe, Darren, and Justin. Son of Kathleen Sweeney. Brother of Pat and Neil Reece, Melody and John Alden, Chris and friend Robbie. Brother-in-law of Marlene and Stephen Betts, and Bonnie Pennington. Predeceased by his father John and infant sister Marina.
A Celebration of Life is at Wingham Legion on October 1st from 1 until 4 PM, with words of remembrance at 2.
Arrangements entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.

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21 2017 September
20 2017 September

Faulkner, Neil (Age 81, Moorefield)

Neil Erza FAULKNER of Route 3, Moorefield at his residence on Saturday in his 82nd year. Son of the late Vera and Benjamin Faulkner. Predeceased by his siblings Ross Faulkner, Alma Thompson, Gerald Faulkner and Helen MacLeod. Uncle of the late Colleen Evans, Ronald Faulkner, Audrey Henderson, James Thompson, Jayne Baynes, Douglas MacLeod, Daryl MacLeod, Norma Lynn Mathieu, Heather Burns, Michael Faulkner and Pat Hunter.  Neil’s farm has been in the Faulkner name since 1911 and he lived there for 82 years.
A funeral service of remembrance will be held in the Heritage Funeral Home, Drayton on Thursday at 11 AM.

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20 2017 September

Bolton, Bertha (Age 74, n/a)

Bertha BOLTON (nee Carter) at Walkerton Hospital on Monday. She was 74. Beloved wife of Harvey for 57 years. Dear mother of Jim, Larry and Lydia, Roseann Towell and Lorne, Rob and Michelle. Grandma of Candice, Paige, Jake, Josh, and Jordan Bolton; Jessica, Brittany, Alicia and Breanne Grubb; Caden Chapman and great-grandma of Noelle and Keegan. Sister-in-law of Etta Dickieson, Margaret Sleightholm, John Bolton, Marie Bolton, and Carol Carter. Predeceased by her great-grandson Ezekial, brothers John and Gordon Carter.
Visitation is at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton, today [Wednesday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9, where a funeral service is held on Thursday at 11 AM.

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19 2017 September

Nelson, Elva (Age 85, Owen Sound)

Elva Lorraine NELSON of Owen Sound, formerly of Paisley at University Hospital, London on Sunday in her 86th year. Loving mother of Patricia and husband Lorne Noseworthy, Barbara Nelson and partner Rick, Bob and his wife Linda, Linda and husband Jason Payne, Terri and husband Chris Rau. Grandma of Shawn, Tim, Shauna, Jenn, Kyle, Kiefer, and Hunter. Great-grandma of Jaelyn, Adara, Brexton, Sophie, Quinn, and Tony. Predeceased by her brother Alex McEachnie.
Friends will be received at the Tannahill Funeral Home, 1178 4th Avenue West, Owen Sound, this evening from 7 until 9, where a funeral service is held on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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18 2017 September

Ratz, Adolf (Age 83, Guelph)

Adolf RATZ of Guelph at Hospice Wellington on Friday. He was 83. Dear husband of Ruth Babette. Father of Birgit and Eugene, Hans-Michael and Carolyn, Ingrid and Bob, and Athena. Missed by 10 grandchildren. Brother and brother-in-law of Helen, Pauline Eisfeld, Ted and Debbie, Marion, Horst and Erna Oberhausser, Bernd and Erika Schuller. Predeceased by 5 siblings.
Visitation is at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Friday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM. Funeral service from St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover on Saturday at 11 AM. Interment in St. John’s Cemetery, Mississauga on Monday at 10 AM.

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18 2017 September

Reay, Frederick ‘Fred’ (Age 64, Elmwood)

Frederick ‘Fred’ REAY of Route 1, Elmwood, suddenly on Friday in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Delores for 43 years. Dear father of Rebecca and husband John DiMarco of Aurora. Brother of Don and Julie, Hazel Hanke and Frank, Verna and Don Beckenhauer, Helen Rama, Ruth and Ken Walker, and Evelyn Reay. Brother-in-law of Elaine and Jack Kahl. Predeceased by his parents Aylmer and Reta Reay.
Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 9 PM. A service celebrating Fred’s life will be held at the Durham Legion on Thursday at 2 PM. Cremation to follow.

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18 2017 September

Van Valkengoed, Maria ‘Mary’ (Age 78, frmly Seaforth)

Maria ‘Mary’ Van VALKENGOED, formerly of Seaforth at Seaforth Community Hospital on Saturday at age 78. Loving mother of Rick and Carrie of Vernon, B.C. and Bob and Lorie of Crediton. Oma of Jacob and Jared. Sister of Corrie Klaver of Clinton and her brothers- and sisters-in-law in Holland. Predeceased by her husband Joe, grandson Ryan, brother-in-law Henry Klaver and 7 siblings.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Wednesday from 10:30 until 11:15 AM, followed by a funeral service at 11:30. Interment is at St. James Roman Catholic Cemetery followed by a reception at the Seaforth Legion.

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17 2017 September