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21 2016 March

McIntosh, Ann (Age 92, Walkerton)

Ann McINTOSH at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Saturday in her 93rd year. Wife of the late Elmer McIntosh. Mother of Carol and Roy Small, Margaret and Bob Calvert, Ron and Louise, and Lyle and Leigh. Grandmother of Bryan and Kelly Small, Jeffrey and Oriana Small, Heather and Kirk VanWill, Jacqueline Calvert and Jeff Klinck, David McIntosh and Katie Dietz, Rob McIntosh and Laura Newton, Stuart and Shelly McIntosh, Kathryn and Matt Rehorst, Sarah and Alex Rodenhiser, and 13 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Wednesday from 6 until 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Thursday at 11 AM.

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21 2016 March

Smith, Nancy (Age 61, Waterloo)

Nancy SMITH of Waterloo, unexpectedly at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Saturday at age 61. Wife of Ron Smith. Mother of Perrin. Daughter of Isabel and the late John McMillan of Listowel. Sister of Judy and James Rikley, Robert and Lois McMillan, Lynne and Doug Hamilton, Scott and Donna McMillan. Missed by Mike and Jen, Gary and Pam, Daryl and Sara; and mother-in-law Cora. Sister-in-law of John and Kacey Smith, Deb and Keith VanHinsberg. Predeceased by her father-in-law Lorne.
Visitation is at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, Kitchener on Tuesday from 3 till 5 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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21 2016 March

Beckenhauer, Ruth (Age 76, Elmwood)

Ruth Marie BECKENHAUER of Elmwood, peacefully with her family by her side at Walkerton Hospital on Friday in her 77th year. Missed by her brothers Gordon and the late Doreen of Waterloo, Harry and Lorraine of Kelowna, B.C., Donald and Verna of Elmwood; 11 nieces and nephews; and life-long friend Suzanne and Fernand Ellyin of Victoria, B.C. Predeceased by her husband George Kelly, great-niece Lisa Marie and her parents.
Cremation has taken place and a public graveside service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Elmwood at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley.

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21 2016 March

Koch, Earl – update

Earl KOCH of Listowel, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Friday in his 85th year. Son of the late William and Hilda Koch. Brother of Glen Koch, Ken and Pat Koch, and Neil and Florence Koch, all of Listowel. He will be remembered by his nieces, nephews, and friends. In 1960, Earl Koch and Bernell Smith began what would become S & K Sales and Service and enjoyed many years in business.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel, this evening on Monday from 6 until 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Wallace Township, on Tuesday at 11 AM. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.

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19 2016 March

Koch, Earl (Age 84, Listowel)

Earl Koch of Listowel, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Friday, in his 85th year. Son of the late William and Hilda Koch. Brother of Glen Koch, Ken and Pat Koch, and Neil and Florence Koch, all of Listowel. He will be remembered by his nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel.

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19 2016 March

Finlayson, Bob (Age 87, Palmerston)

Bob FINLAYSON of Palmerston at the Palmerston and District Hospital on Friday, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Marilyn Finlayson for 61 years. Father of Lisa and John Levstik of Tiny, John and Doreen Finlayson of Kitchener and the late Isabel Lynn and Sybil Jane both in infancy. Grandfather of Ryan, Jennifer, Liana and Rob Quilty; Amanda, Sam and Ben Finlayson and 4 great-grandchildren. Brother of Isabel and Don Dickson of Scarborough.
Visitation is at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston on Sunday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with the Funeral Service at the Palmerston United Church on Monday at 2 PM.

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18 2016 March

Horne, Amy (Age 84, Seaforth)

Amy HORNE (nee Walters) of Seaforth, peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Wednesday in her 85th year. Wife of the late Donald Horne. Loving mother of Larry of Stratford, Donna McCone of Seaforth and Cindy and Henry De Groof of Vincent, Alabama. Grandma of Jennifer, Judy, Curtis, Melanie, Carrie, Marci and Lori. Sister of Beatrice Campbell, Lloyd Walters, and Eileen Culver.
Visitation is at the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Sunday from 2 until 4 PM, where visitation continues on Monday from 1 PM until time of the funeral service at 2. Reception to follow at Egmondville United Church.

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18 2016 March

Murray, Maxine (Age 72, Goderich)

Maxine MURRAY (nee Jolly) of Goderich, peacefully at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital on Tuesday after a courageous battle with cancer at age 72. Beloved wife of 52 years of Robert. Loving mother to Brian of Goderich and Heather and Mathew Cormier of Renfrew. Grandma of Joel and Lauren. Missed by her brother Jim and Shirley Jolly, sister-in-law Edith Ann Jolly and the Murray and Jolly families. Predeceased by her parents and brother Doug Jolly.
At Maxine’s request, there will be no funeral home visitation or service. A Celebration of her Life will be held at the Goderich Legion on April 23rd from 1 until 4 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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18 2016 March

Frayne, Rose (Age 91, n/a)

Rose Mary FRAYNE, peacefully at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital on Tuesday in her 92nd year. Cherished mother of Peter and Valerie, Margaret and Michael, Lucille, Donna and Frank, and Stephen and Karen. Grandmother of 8. Sister to Joseph, and Edward and Gerry Dwyer and sister-in-law of Nelda Dwyer. Predeceased by her husband Donald, brothers Frank and Fergus, sister Lucille C.S.J., and sister-in-law Fran.
Visitation is at the McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Parish Prayers at 6:45. Funeral Mass is at St. Peter’s Church, Goderich on Monday at 11 AM.

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18 2016 March

Winger, Ray – update

Ray WINGER of Listowel on Thursday in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Evelyn. Father of Kevin and Linda of Wingham, Tim and Sue of Listowel, Debra and Raymond Portelance of Chapleau, and Lisa and Steven Housser of Listowel. Grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 1. Brother of Gerald and Ruth Anne, Jean and Bruce Eade, and brother-in-law of Gordon Stickley, and Trudy Winger.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Sunday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Family interment and committal service is held at Maple Grove Cemetery on Monday at 9:30 AM followed by a Celebration of Life at Listowel Mennonite Church at 11.

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