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26 2015 June

Schmidt-McKinnon, Nancy (Age 72, Walkerton)

Grace ‘Nancy’ SCHMIDT-McKINNON (nee Tolton) of Walkerton at Victoria Hospital, London on Tuesday. She was 72. Beloved wife of Gene McKinnon. Loving mother of Vic and Michelle Schmidt of Mildmay, Kelly and Craig Ruston of Conestogo, Brad and Julie Schmidt of Whitehorse, Yukon. Grandmother of Tyler, Alicia, Travis and Hailey. Sister of Eleanor and Jim Lippert, Midge and Dave Davey, Dave and Val Tolton, Gary and Joanne Tolton. Predeceased by her first husband Bob Schmidt; grandson Kodiak Ruston and brother Howie Tolton.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Walkerton on Monday from 4 until 8 PM with time of remembrance at 4.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.

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26 2015 June

Wallace, Marian (Age 96, Mitchell)

Marian WALLACE of Mitchell on Wednesday at age 96. Dear mother of Shirley Russell and Roy, Laverne Wallace and Pat, and Deborah Renne. Mother-in-law of Bob Parkinson and Dorrie. Grandmother of 18 grand-, 47 great-grand-, and 38 great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Agnes Russell and Donald Scott. Predeceased by her husband John, daughter Margaret Parkinson, son-in-law Harry Elliott, grandson Stephen, sister Margaret Cadick, 2 brothers-in-law and 1 sister-in-law.
Visitation is at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell on Monday from 6 until 8 PM, where the funeral service is held on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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26 2015 June

Cole, Margaret (Age 96, Clinton)

Margaret McDonald COLE (nee Murray), peacefully at Huronview Home for the Aged on June 19th in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. Cole. Loving mother to Ellen and Ken Colson and Murray and Troyann Cole, all of Clinton. Grandmother to Cheryl and Ken Rau, Mark and Kathy Colson, Meredith and Brad Ypma, Carolyne Cole and great-grandchildren Dylan, Hunter, Alyssa and Elyjah. Predeceased by siblings Jim, Jean and Jack Murray.
Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Home – Clinton Chapel on Saturday for visitation from 10 AM until time of the service at 11.

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26 2015 June

Ribey, G. Howard (Age 75, n/a)

G. Howard RIBEY, peacefully at Saugeen Memorial Hospital on Wednesday in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Audrey. Loving Dad of Bruce and Heather, Dean and Candy, Ronda and Sean Ernewein. Grandfather of Bryce, Kent, Taylor, Corey, Blain, Parker, Ashley, and Hailey. Survived by sister Noreen and Harry Kibler, and sister-in-law Sharon Ribey. Predeceased by his sister Marion and Alvin Schlorff, and brother Don.
Friends will be received at the Port Elgin Chapel of the T.A. Brown Funeral Home, today [Friday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A celebration of life is held at the Bruce Township Community Centre, Underwood on Saturday at 2 PM.

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25 2015 June

Young, Glen (Age 60, Clinton)

Glen Allen YOUNG of Clinton, peacefully, surrounded by his family on October 16th, 2014 in his 61st year. Forever missed by his wife Dale. Loved by his daughters Gwendolen Young of Clinton, Shannon Young and Dave Rijo of London, Genevieve Young and Steve Zagrodny of Mississauga. Missed by his step-sons Allen Christensen of Clinton and Paul and Kim Christensen of Airdrie, Alberta. Grandfather of Kelden, Mikaela, Sophia, Keira and Abigayle. Brother of Stewart and Patsy Young.
At Glen’s request, cremation has taken place. A memorial graveside service will be held at Burn’s Cemetery this Saturday at 1 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton.

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24 2015 June

Potter, Gordon ‘Gord’ (Age n/a, Fernhurst Glen)

Gordon Robert POTTER of Fernhurst Glen, peacefully at his mother’s residence in Londesborough on Monday. Loving son of Ann and the late Robert Potter. Brother of Alan Potter of Wingham, and Sandra Potter of Toronto. Uncle of Amanda Avery, and great-uncle of Sadey Jane Avery. Remembered by cousins Brenda and George Cook. Missed by his Golden Retriever Arizona.
Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton on Friday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2. Interment, Clinton Cemetery.

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24 2015 June

Allensen, Gerald ‘Jim’ (Age 76, Durham)

Gerald ‘Jim’ ALLENSEN of Durham in Owen Sound on Monday at age 76. Beloved partner of Sharon Johnston of Durham. Loving brother of Debra and Barry Walker of Neustadt, and Betty Allensen and Allistair McNeil of Cambridge. Step-father of Teresa Johnston of Durham, Rhonda Johnston of Owen Sound, and Stephanie and Darren Reith of St. Thomas. Missed by step-grandsons Alexander and Christian Reith, and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Durham Legion on Saturday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11. Reception to follow.
Arrangements entrusted to the Fawcett-McEachern Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Durham.

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23 2015 June

Laidlaw, Robert (Age 56, Listowel)

Robert LAIDLAW of Route 2, Listowel at Victoria Hospital on Saturday in his 57th year. Dear husband of Karen. Father of Amber, Mitchell, and Lucas. Son of Vivien and the late Kenneth Laidlaw. Son-in-law of Ina and the late Morris Purcell. Brother of Sandra and Ben Wesselink, Doug and Susan, Donald and Linda, Jerry and Barb, Rosemary Galloway and friend Jim Brubacher, Kevin and Anna. Brother-in-law of Doug and Deb Purcell, Jean and Bill Cook, Barbara and Brad Erb, Rob and Carrie Purcell.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Wednesday from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 PM. Funeral service is at Trinity United Church, Listowel on Thursday at 11 AM.

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23 2015 June

Schneider, Colonel Sr. (Age 80, Drayton)

Colonel SCHNEIDER Senior at his Drayton residence on Sunday at age 80. Dear father of Brenda McNabb-Schneider and Dave McNabb, Linda Schneider-Bott and Kelvin Bott, and Colonel Junior and Kim. Missed by his grandchildren Chase, Brittany, Chantelle, Desiree, Cassidy; friend “Peggy” McMillan, and the Davis family. Brother of Betty Bossence. Brother-in-law of Brian Hack. Predeceased by his wife Barbara, sister Shirley Hack and brother-in-law Lloyd Bossence.
Visitation is at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service is held on Thursday at 1 PM.

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22 2015 June

Schumacher, Wilma (Age 86, frmly Formosa)

Wilma SCHUMACHER (nee Weber), formerly of Formosa, at Braemar Nursing Home, Wingham on Sunday. She was 86. Dear mother of Alan and Judy, David and Elaine, Michael and Brenda, Carol and David Butler, Donald and Janet, and Janet and Randy Stanley. Missed by 16 grand- and 14 great-grandchildren. Sister of Leslie and Dorothy Weber, Doris Pletsch, Phyllis and Gerry Haack. Sister-in-law of Madeline and Gertie Weber. Predeceased by her husband Austin, daughter Dianne, and 4 siblings.
Visitation is at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Friday from 7 to 9 PM and Saturday from 9 to 10:30 AM followed by funeral Mass from Scared Heart Church, Mildmay at 11.

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