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26 2016 February

Al, Robert ‘Rob’ (Age 56, Hanover)

Robert ‘Rob’ AL of Hanover at Residential Hospice, Owen Sound on Wednesday. He was 56. Survived by his devoted wife Stacey. Dear father of Courtney Al, Mindy Hall, and Mike Al, all of Hanover and Jason Hall of Saskatchewan. Grandpa of Colin, Benjamin, Madison, Christian, and Kiley. Missed by his father John Al; brothers Steve and Beverley, John and Marge; and sister-in-law Kimberley and Paul Fenton. Predeceased by his mother Lenore, father-in-law Russell Noble and nephew Andrew.
Visitation is at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM.  Funeral Service from St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover on Monday at 11 AM.

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26 2016 February

Jacklin, Patrick ‘Pat’ (Age 88, frmly Chesley)

Patrick ‘Pat’ JACKLIN of Hanover, formerly of Chesley, peacefully at Owen Sound Hospital on Thursday in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Norma. Dear father of Ann and Murray Legge, Patricia and Bob Tibbo, Jane and Ed Lembke, all of the Chesley area. Grandfather of Lori, Scot, Chris, Alexa, Kristy, Tanner, Dereck, Kevin, Cortney, Destinee and 17 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Duncan McCallum, Doreen Jacklin, Dorothy Reid and Dorothy Magwood. Predeceased by his granddaughter Brandi, and 8 siblings.
Visitation is at the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service is held on Monday at 11 AM.

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25 2016 February

Yourth-Hennig, Doris (Age 90, Hanover)

Doris Mamie YOURTH-HENNING of Hanover peacefully with family at her side at Hanover Hospital on Wednesday, at age 90. Survived by daughters Sharon Garko and Wendy Gemnich, brother Leonard Glover and sisters Winnifred Snowden and Norma Gould. Loved grandma of Thereasa Ryckman, Jason Gemnich and 5 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her first husband Ormand Yourth, second husband George Hennig, sister Audrey Mundy, and special friend Sam Shantz.
Visitation is at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Saturday from 2 until time of the Funeral Service at 3. Donations to the Diabetes Association, or Heart and Stroke Foundation appreciated.

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25 2016 February

Bailey, Mike (Age 85, Hanover)

Edgar ‘Mike’ BAILEY of Hanover at Hanover Hospital on Wednesday. He was 85. Survived by his wife Irene; son Harry and Jannette Bailey of Durham; daughters Kathy Bailey and Mike, Carol and Glenn Young, Christine and David Grey, all of Hanover. Grandfather of Amanda, Lisa, Jennifer, Amanda, Tom, Richard, Eric, Michael, Johnathan and many great-grandchildren. Brother of Velma and Bill Fidler, Marion and John Jones, and Sandy and John Ritter. Predeceased by 1 brother and 4 sisters.
Visitation is at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service is held on Saturday at 11 AM.

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25 2016 February

Godwin, Kenneth ‘Ken’ (Age 79, Port Elgin)

Kenneth Rae GODWIN of Port Elgin, peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Linda. Cherished father of Becky Godwin of Sutton, Heather Godwin and Phil Quickfall of Waterloo and Robert and Alison of Sudbury. Grandfather of Chesley, Effie, Roslyn, Max and Emma. Missed by Linda’s children Leslie and Sherry Emke, Leander and Melanie Emke, Lisa and Ian VanDerlip and their families. Brother of Neil and Marie Godwin. Predeceased by his brother Keith.
A celebration of life will be held at Immanuel Evangelical Missionary Church, Paisley on Saturday at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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25 2016 February

Tucker, Peggy (Age 88, frmly Listowel)

Peggy TUCKER, formerly of Listowel, at Aurora Resthaven on January 28th in her 89th year. Wife of the late Earl Tucker. Mother of Jim and wife Meg of Chatham, and mother-in-law of Robert Lusted of Newmarket. Grandmother of Christopher, Jennifer, Julie, and Jamie Tucker, and Cory and Jamie Lusted, and 6 great-grandchildren. Missed by her sister Beth Little, brothers-in-law George and Audrey Tucker, and Lynn and Janet Tucker. Predeceased by her children Jill Lusted, Steven Tucker, John in infancy, and brother Jack Peebles.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Saturday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2.

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24 2016 February

MacLean, Gwen (Age 61, Wingham)

Gwen MacLEAN of Wingham in Braemar on Tuesday at age 61. Dear mother of Marilyn Loewen of Burlington. Cherished daughter of Jim and Mary Hunter of Belgrave. Sister of Joyce and Keith VanCamp of Cayley, Alberta, Dan Hunter and Cathy of Golden, B.C. and Glen Hunter of Listowel. Also survived by her nieces and nephews.
Private family arrangements have been entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.

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24 2016 February

Leifso, Estella ‘Stella’ (Age 89, Elmwood)

Estella Elizabeth LEIFSO of Route 2, Elmwood at Parkview Manor, Chesley on Monday in her 90th year. Dear mother of Bradley and Barb of Walkerton, Gary and Peggy of Elmwood, Sandra and Pierre Guay of Brantford, Leslie and Susan, and Arthur, all of Route 2, Elmwood. Grandmother of Stephanie, Ashley, Katie, Nicholas, Monique, Bob, Brady, Paige and 7 great-grandchildren. Sister-in-law of Peggy Leifso and Alice Dempsey. Predeceased by her husband Allan, son Wayne, and 3 siblings.
Visitation is at Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Elmwood on Friday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2.
Arrangements entrusted to the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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24 2016 February

Ford, Gary (Age 75, Wingham)

Gary FORD of Wingham at Wingham & District Hospital on Tuesday at age 75. Beloved husband of Lynne Ford. Dear father of Warren and Rose Ford of San Diego, California, and Mark and Michelle Ford of Nobleton. Grandfather of Ally, Austin, Aiden, Ashley, Val and Chris. Fondly remembered by his brothers-in-law Jim and Beverley Burton of Etobicoke and Fred and Nancy Burton of Wingham.
Private arrangements have been entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham. Memorial donations to Wingham and District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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24 2016 February

Wilson, Alexander ‘Alex’ (Age 70, Mount Forest)

Alexander ‘Alex’ WILSON at his Mount Forest home on Tuesday in his 71st year. Dear husband of Sharon. Father of Julia and Anthony Poluck of Mount Forest, Christine and Jason Rupert of Oakville, Angela Wilson of Burlington. Grandfather of Erica, Alison, Evan, Taryn, Isaac, Owen and Kendra. Brother of Margaret Hedges and Gordon, Bonnie Marentette, Nancy Wilson and Rix Lubenkov, and Alisa McNulty and Patrick. Predeceased by his brother Donald.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Masonic Lodge service at 6:15. A celebration of life is at Mount Forest United Church on Friday at 11 AM.

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