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15 2018 July
14 2018 July

Oberle, James (Age 74, Walkerton)

James OBERLE of Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, formerly of Neustadt and Carrick Township, on Friday, in his 75th year. Dear brother of Sister Diane Oberle of Hamilton, Yvonne VanKempen of Ocala Florida, Brian Oberle of Carrick Twp., Mary and Bob Marchand of London, Joe and Cindy Oberle of Carrick Twp., Karen Borth of Walkerton, Dennis and Edythe Oberle of Carrick Twp. and, Linda and John Chung of Scarborough. Predeceased by his parents and 2 brothers-in-law.
Visitation at the Garrett Funeral Chapel, Neustadt on Monday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral mass will be conducted at St. Francis Xavier Church, Carlsruhe on Tuesday, at 11 AM.

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13 2018 July

Horne, Thelma (Age 96, Palmerston)

Thelma HORNE (nee Noecker) of Palmerston passed away peacefully at the Royal Terrace Nursing Home on Friday, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Norman Horne. Loving mother of David and Sharon Horne of Waterloo. Dear grandmother of Ryan Horne and Rebecca Horne. Sister of Erla Dickson of Moorefield. Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and friends.
Visitation is at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston on Sunday, from 1 to 5 PM. The Funeral Service will be held in the Palmerston United Church on Monday, at 11 AM. Arrangements entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston.

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13 2018 July

Dow, Yvonne (Age 62, Blyth)

Yvonne Patricia DOW (nee Anderson), of Blyth on Wednesday. Beloved wife of Pastor Ernest Dow. Dear mother of Emily Wierenga and Trenton, Keith Dow and Darcie, Allison Tubbesing and Philipp and Mpinga and Davies. Cherished grandmother of 12 grandchildren. Loving daughter of Roy Anderson and the late Joan Anderson. Dear sister of Peter Anderson and Roxanne. Dear sister-in-law of David and Paulette Dow and Marion Dow. Yvonne was a homeschooling mother who devoted her time to worshipping her Lord and Saviour, and caring for her husband, children, church, and flower gardens. She will be greatly missed.
Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal St., Mitchell on Sunday, from 2 until 5 p.m. and on Monday at Huron Chapel EMC, 119 Johns Ave., Auburn from 10 until 10:45 AM. The funeral service will follow at 11 AM.

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13 2018 July

Voisin, Gerard (Age 94, Frmly Formosa)

Gerard VOISIN formerly of Formosa, on Thursday, at age 94. Survived by his wife Dorothy and 12 children, Linda Schumacker, Clayton and Rita, Elaine and Dave Schumacher, Mervin and Marlene, Dennis and Valerie, Gary and Karen, Michael and Simone, George and Brenda, David and LeaAnne, Marlene and Allan Ribbink, Glenn and Rosemary and Sandra Voisin, 30 grand, 3 step-grand, 26 great-grand, and 10 step-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at Tiffin Funeral Home, on Sunday from 2 until 6 PM with Formosa Lions Memorial Service at 5:30 PM, followed by the St. Joseph’s Aid Society and Vigil Prayers at 5:45 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Immaculate Conception Church, Formosa on Monday at 11 AM. Arrangements entrusted to Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater.

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13 2018 July

Steckly, Arnold (Age 77, Brussels)

Arnold Moses STECKLY of Brussels, on Thursday, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen Steckly. Loving Dad to Warren and Denise Steckley and Sherry and Chris Tice. Adoring PaPa to Emma, Hanna, Ryan and Kathleen. Brother to Clarence Steckly and Jim Cline. Missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Solomon and Ella, brothers Claire, Wayne and Ezra, sister Vicki Hamill and niece Amanda Hamill.
Visitation will be held at Riverside Funeral Home on Tuesday, from 2 until 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service will be held at the Brussels United Church on Wednesday, at 11 AM. Interment at Brussels Cemetery. 
Arrangements entrusted to Riverside Funeral Home, Brussels.

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12 2018 July

Hiusser, Elaine (Age 65, Wingham)

Elaine HIUSSER of Wingham, on Tuesday, in her 66th year. Mother of Phil and Andrea Hiusser, Amy and Bryan Weppler, and Jamie and Ashley Hiusser. Grandma of Willow and Vincent. Sister of Ronald and Marty Baran. Sister-in-law of Pat Wick, Mona and Waldemar Betker, Ila and John Scherer, Bonnie and Mack Hutchison, Debbie Hiusser, and Mary Hiusser. Predeceased by parents John and Marie Baran and also by Allan Hiusser, 4 brothers-in-law and 2 sisters-in-law.
Visitation at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, on Sunday, from 1 to 4 PM where the funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 AM.

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11 2018 July

Doherty, Clarence (Age 89, Frmly Ashfield Township)

Joseph “Clarence” DOHERTY, on Monday, in his 90th year. Father of Joanne of Goderich, Anita Davies of Huron Park, Blaise and Joanne of Waterdown, and Mark and Jacqui of Calgary. Missed by 13 grand and 12 great-grandchildren. Survived by sister, Rita Tigert and brother, Stan Doherty. Predeceased by his wife Loretta, 3 brothers, 2 sisters, and 2 half-sisters.
Visitation at McCallum and Palla Funeral Home on Thursday, from 2 until 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Goderich on Friday at 11 AM. Interment at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. 
Arrangements entrusted to McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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10 2018 July

Fischer, Bob (Age 77, Listowel)

Bob FISCHER of Listowel, on Sunday, in his 78th year. Son of the late Milton and Annie Fischer. Brother of Ken and Marilyn Fischer of Listowel, and remembered by his nieces, nephews, many cousins, and their families.
Visitation will be held at Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Friday, from 6 PM until the time of the funeral service at 7 PM. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel. Memorial donations to the Humane Society appreciated.

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10 2018 July

Houston, Murray (Age 62, Route 2 Brussels)

Murray HOUSTON of Route 2 Brussels, on Saturday, in his 63rd year. Beloved husband of the late Maxine Houston. Loving father of Jillian and Chris Csöff and Darryl and Jodi Houston. Cherished grandpa of Eli and Emmett. Loved brother of Bob and Linda Houston, Glenna Houston, and Janice and Gord Carnochan. Son-in-law of Barbara Watts. Brother-in-law of Stephanie and Murray Kellington, David and the late Chris Watts, Darrin Watts, Trina and Brad McBride and Ruth Ann and Kim Schroeder.
A public memorial visitation will be held at the Brussels Community Centre, on Saturday, July 14th, from 1 to 4 PM. 
Arrangements entrusted to McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth.

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