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27 2015 August

McKeeman, Catharine (Age 76, Formosa)

Catharine McKEEMAN (Grant, nee Campbell) of Formosa at Owen Sound Hospital on Tuesday at age 76. Wife of James Rich. Mother of Donald Grant, Alan and Kim Grant, Sharon Grant and Mike Lakatos. Grandmother of Eric, Sarah, and Colin. Missed by Jim’s family Joseph, Peter, Mary Lou, David, Rob, Paula, Michael, Sharon, and Roseanne. Sister of Wayne and Sheila Campbell, Mac and Pat Campbell, Lynne Laverty and Fred Giles, and Ian Campbell. Predeceased by her husbands Lloyd Grant and Ron McKeeman.
Visitation is at Knox United Church, Paisley on Saturday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM, where a Celebration of Life is held on Sunday at 2 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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27 2015 August

Lankin, Isabelle (Age 93, Wiarton)

Isabelle Edith LANKIN (nee Murchison), peacefully at Gateway Haven Retirement Home, Wiarton on Wednesday in her 94th year. Wife of the late Allan Lankin. Survived by her sister Agnes Culp. Dear mother of Don and Linda of Wiarton and Lyle Lankin and Marion Collins of Kitchener. Grandma of Caelen, Lindsey, Dustin, and Chauntle Lankin, and great-grandma of Mason, Gavin, and Lucas.
Visitation is at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Friday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11. A reception follows at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Mount Forest with interment at Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus at 2:30.

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26 2015 August

Haines-Reinhart, Victoria ‘Vicki’ (Age 51, Carrick Twp)

Victoria “Vicki” HAINES-REINHART, suddenly on Monday at age 51. Dear wife of Bruce Reinhart. Mother of Faith, Hannah and Denay. Loved by her mother Elaine Winter and John; siblings Cheryl Francisco, Anne Winter, Michelle Winter, Denise Jarvis, Robbie Winter. Missed by mother-in-law Bernice, brothers- and sisters-in-law. Daughter of Joyce Lippert. Sister of Patrick Lippert. Grand-daughter of Alberta Huber. Predeceased by father Bradley and brother Brad.
Visitation is at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial from Immaculate Conception Church, Formosa on Saturday at 11 AM.

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26 2015 August

Kidd, Thelma (Age 98, Listowel)

Thelma KIDD (Wilkinson, nee Lewis) of Listowel on Tuesday in her 99th year. Beloved wife of Douglas. Mother of Wally and Gerry Wilkinson, Lloyd and Sandy Wilkinson, Wayne and Dianne Wilkinson, and mother-in-law of Dianne Caudle, and Art Kammerer. Missed by her grand-, great-grand-, great-great-grandchildren; and siblings Nellie Allan, Irene Nelson, and Norman Lewis. Predeceased by her son Mervyn Wilkinson, daughter Marion Kammerer, and grandchildren Robert, Barry, Sheila, and Sharon.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Thursday from 6 until 8 PM. Funeral service from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Listowel on Friday at 11 AM.

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25 2015 August

Rice, Berva (Age 89, Listowel)

Berva RICE (nee McCutcheon) of Listowel at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Sunday in her 90th year. Dear mother of Larry of Kincardine and Judy Hahn of Wingham. Grandmother of Shannon and Jeff McGavin, Jay and Johanne Hahn, Stacy and Kris DiCarlo and 5 great-grandchildren. Loved by her siblings Jack and Esther McCutcheon, Bob and Jeanette McCutcheon, Marg and Bernell Smith, Mel and Lois McCutcheon; sister-in-law Betty McCutcheon and friend Brigid Reilly. Predeceased by her husband Jack, grandson Todd, son-in-law Bruce and 6 siblings.
Berva’s Life will be Celebrated at Brussels United Church on Thursday at 2 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels.

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25 2015 August

Hill, William ‘Ian’ (Age 65, Clinton)

William “Ian” HILL of Clinton at University Hospital, London on Friday in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Lil and father of Lian, at home. Step-father of Joseph Lagasca and grandfather of Ian Joshua Lagasca from the Philippines. Dear brother of Patrick and Alva, Bruce, and Victor, all of Summerhill.
Cremation has taken place.
Family and friends are invited to the Heartland Community Church, 52 Victoria Street, Clinton on Saturday where visitation will be held from 11 AM until time of the Memorial Service at 1 PM. Interment of ashes at Clinton Cemetery and a reception at the Heartland Church will follow the service.
Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton.

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25 2015 August

Dearing, William ‘Bill’ (Age 84, Hanover)

William “Bill” DEARING of Hanover, peacefully at The Village Long Term Care on Sunday at age 84. Missed by Florence “Queenie”, his wife of 57 years; daughters Julia and Peter Vollett of Etobicoke and Alison and Derek Lahn of Fonthill. “Papa” of Joshua, Adam, Aiden and Nicole. Brother-in-law to Bob, Roy, Frederick, David, George, John, and Ernie Adams; and Kathy Barbeau.
Visitation is at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service is at Trinity Anglican Church, Durham on Thursday at 1:30 PM. Reception to follow at Durham Legion. To honour Bill’s wishes, cremation will follow.

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25 2015 August

Gibbons, Ian (Age 78, Walkerton)

Ian GIBBONS of Route 4, Walkerton at Grey Bruce Residential Hospice on Saturday at age 78. Beloved husband of Anne-Louise. Cherished father of Colin and Elissa Gibbons, Kara Gibbons and Mike Day, all of Ottawa. Grandfather of Rowan and Rhys. Dear brother of Winston and Diane, Wayne and Doris, Lionel and Sue, and Brian and Mayme Gibbons. Brother-in-law of Jim Sleightholm and Jack Heibein. Predeceased by his sisters Marlene Heibein and Helen Sleightholm and nephew Andrew Nethery.
Private family arrangements entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham. Donations to the Residential Hospice of Grey-Bruce appreciated.

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24 2015 August

Ohm, Fred (Age 88, Wingham)

Fred OHM of Wingham at Wingham & District Hospital on Sunday at age 88. Beloved husband of the late Irene Ohm. Dear father of Judi Ohm of London, Janice Ohm of Wingham, David and Marian Ohm of Wallaceburg, Jack and Lynn Ohm of Wingham, and Bill and Carmen Ohm of Owen Sound. Loving grandfather of Justin, Jenna, Mandy, Corrie, Amber, Sarah and Brooke. Great-grandfather of Ava, Ella, Wylder, Audrey, Raven, Natasha and Tyler. Brother of Rose Doll of Ailsa Craig. Predeceased by his sister Velma Stephenson and brother Clarence.
A Graveside service will be held at the Wingham Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.

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24 2015 August

Durst, Jean (Age 95, Seaforth)

Jean DURST of Seaforth, peacefully at Seaforth Manor Nursing Home on Friday in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Emmerson ‘Bill’ Durst. Loving mother of John ‘Jack’ and Dawna Durst of Waterloo and Marilyn Horne of Seaforth. Cherished grandma of Jennifer, Judy, Cara and Mike, Susan, Andrea, and great-grandma of Nathan and Ellie, Brett and Nolan and great-great grandma of Ruby.
A celebration of Jean’s life will be held at Egmondville United Church at 26 Kippen Road on Wednesday with visitation from 12:30 PM until the time of Jean’s funeral service at 2.
Arrangements entrusted to the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth.

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