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07 2015 December

Seigner, Dave (Age 76, Bayfield)

Dave SEIGNER of Bayfield and formerly of Mitchell at University Hospital, London on Friday at age 76. Beloved husband of Gail Seigner. Dear father of Darryl Seigner and Michelle, Kim Baker and Alf, Rob Seigner and Tracy, and Geoff Seigner and Val. Missed by 11 grandchildren. Dear brother of Mary Lou Priestap-Irwin and Bob. Brother-in-law of Shirley Hansen and Bill, Bill Roth and Joan.
Visitation is at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal Street, Mitchell on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 AM. A reception will follow at the Lockhart Reception Centre.

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07 2015 December

MacDonald, Enid (Age 86, Blyth)

Enid MacDONALD (nee Brigham) of Blyth at Stratford General Hospital on Saturday in her 87th year. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Bev MacDonald and Dr. Peter Schmalz of Walkerton, Brian and Karen of Seaforth, Barry and Cindy, Scott and Kathy, Lynn and Darryl Chalmers, and Lisa and Kurt Whitfield, all of Blyth. Missed by 15 grand- and 12 great-grandchildren. Sister-in-law of Betty Hesselwood and Joann MacDonald. Predeceased by her husband Kenneth, sister Isabel Holland, 3 brothers-in-law and grandson Kent.
Funeral service is at the Blyth United Church on Wednesday at 2 PM with visitation from 12-noon.
Arrangements entrusted to the Falconer Funeral Home, Blyth.

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07 2015 December

Wesenberg, Helen (Age 92, Seaforth)

Helen WESENBERG (nee Smith) of Seaforth, peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Saturday in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late George Wesenberg. Loving mother of Larry and JoAnn Wesenberg of Stratford, Meryll Wesenberg of Seaforth, Dianne and Wayne Drake of Seaforth and Dawne Wesenberg of Stratford. Missed by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Also survived by sister Mary Koebel of Kitchener and brother-in-law Ron Dale of Seaforth.
Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will be held in the spring at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Brodhagen.
Arrangements entrusted to McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth.

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07 2015 December

Bender, Keith (Age 71, Listowel)

Keith BENDER at his Listowel home on Friday in his 72nd year. Husband of the late Joyce Bender. Father of Sharl and Don Alexander of Route 4, Listowel, and Brad Bender and Anne McGlynn of Route 2, Wroxeter. Grandfather of 3. Brother of Sharon and Murray Gerth; Allan and Eloise, Lyle, and Dale Bender; Sherryl and Don Wilson. Brother-in-law of Maxine Fletcher, Helen Sommerville, Pat Vick, Ruth Martinson, Shirley Adamchuk, Doug Gowing, Barb Way and Danny Gowing.
Visitation is at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel, today [Monday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9, where the funeral service is held on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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05 2015 December

Rody, Ken (Age 77, Moorefield)

Ken RODY of Moorefield, at the Palmerston and District Hospital on Friday, in his 78th year. Dear father of Paul Rody of Ottawa and, Susan Rody and fiancé Lee Scaife of London. Loving grandfather of 4. Brother of Marjorie and David Conrad, Violet and Roy Weaver, Ronald and Janice Rody, Murray Rody and Marney, Elaine and Wayne McClennan, Corrine Mitchell, Bruce and Kathy Rody, and Blair Rody. Predeceased by his wife Jane and son Trevor.
Visitation at the Heritage Funeral Home, Drayton on Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM, Wednesday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM and the Funeral Service at the Moorefield United Church on Thursday at 2 PM.

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05 2015 December

Dewbury, Robert (Age 83, Guelph, frmly Harriston)

Robert DEWBURY of Guelph and formerly of Harriston, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph on Thursday in his 84th year. Husband of Doris Dewbury. Father of Larry Dewbury and Jan Leggat, Kelly Dewbury and wife Sarah, and Darlene Kane. Remembered by 10 grandchildren and by his great-grandchildren. Brother of Fred and Marion Dewbury, Kathlean Hannah, Lois Lowenburg, and Bruce Dewbury.
Visitation at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Tuesday from 2 til 4 and 6 to 8 PM. The funeral service will be held from Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church, Harriston on Wednesday at 1:30 PM. Interment in Harriston Cemetery

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05 2015 December

Thorne, Don (Age 79, Kincardine)

Don Kenneth THORNE, of Kincardine, at the Kincardine Hospital, on Friday, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Nancy Prior. Dear father of Dean and Kim Thorne of Whitby. Loved “Grumpa” of Meghan and Nicholas. Also survived by brother Victor Thorne, sister Marilyn Balous and step-son Michael Prior. Predeceased by his parents, Lyons and Mary, his brother Gary, brother-in-law Joe and sister-in-law Peggy.
Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Monday from 1 til 2 PM. A Royal Canadian Legion Service and memorial will be held in the chapel at 2 PM. Interment, Victoria Memorial Gardens, Windsor.

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05 2015 December

Alles, Annie (Age 84, Hanover)

Annie ALLES, of Hanover, at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday. She was 84. Survived by sons David and Debbie of Holstein, Steven of Guelph, and Paul and Mabel Pletsch of Hanover. Devoted grandma of 7 grand, 10 great-grand and 1 great-great-grandchild. Missed by nieces Joan and Grace, special friend Ruth Hamel and 2 sisters-in-law. Predeceased by husband Eldon Alles, daughter Mary Ann Pletsch, a daughter in infancy and brother Arthur and Jean Wilken.
Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Sunday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM.  A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, at 11 AM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Elmwood.

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05 2015 December

Evans, Grace (Age 99, Clinton)

Grace Adeline Evans of Clinton and formerly of Cranbrook at Huronview Home, Clinton on Friday in her 100th year. Wife of the late Stuart Evans. Mother and mother-in-law of Doug and the late Jean Evans of Ethel, Bev and Herb Brenneman of Petersburg, Barbara and the late Tom Consitt of Route 1, Varna, Gary and Sharon Evans of Cranbrook, Brian and Karin Evans of Waterloo, and Pat and Barry Taylor of Route 3, Clinton. Cherished by 14 grand, 28 great grand, and 1 great great grandchild. Predeceased by parents Frank and Beatrice Perdue, and brother Everett.
There will be a private funeral service at the Falconer Funeral Homes, Clinton

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05 2015 December

Bender, Keith (Age 71, Listowel)

Keith Bender at his home in Listowel on Friday in his 72nd year. Father of Sharl and Don Alexander of Route 4, Listowel, and Brad Bender and Anne McGlynn of Route 2, Wroxeter. Grandfather of 3. Brother of Sharon and Murray Gerth, Allan and Eloise Bender, Lyle Bender, Dale Bender, and Sherryl and Don Wilson. Missed by brothers and sisters-in-law. Pedeceased by his wife Joyce, son Brian, granddaughter Tammy and parents Wesley and Beatrice Bender.
Visitation at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Monday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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