Edna PEARSON (nee Freebree) of Brussels, peacefully on Monday at Huronlea Home in her 89th year. Wife of the late Ralph C. Pearson. Sadly missed by her daughters Nancy Procter and husband Murray of Aguanga, California, Joyce McLean of London, Janet Smith and partner Ben Durose of Owen Sound. Grandmother of Mark, Kyle, Kirk, Andrea, Jill, Janine and 9 great-grandchildren. Missed by brother-in-law Jim. Predeceased by her granddaughter Christina McLean, sister Lucy Freebree and 7 brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Visitation is at Brussels United Church this Saturday from 10 AM until time of the funeral service at 11.
Arrangements entrusted to the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels.
Bernice DETZLER (nee Bruder) of Walkerton, formerly of Culross Township on Wednesday at age 93. Mother of Joe and Gloria of Culross Township, Barb and Ted Fischer of Teeswater, Marion and Ray Beninger of Mildmay and Paula and Rick Weiler of Formosa. Missed by 9 grand-, 15 great-grandchildren, sisters Florence Schumacher, Bette and Len Chapman, and sister-in-law Ann Bruder. Predeceased by her husband George and 7 siblings.
Visitation is at the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, with parish prayers at 8:45. Funeral Mass from Immaculate Conception Church, Formosa on Saturday at 11 AM.
Sheila STRADER of Markdale on Tuesday in her 58th year. Beloved wife of Joe Strader of Markdale. Dear mother of Willard and Eileen Rehkopf of Hanover. Loving sister of Darrell Rehkopf, Larry Rehkopf, and Darlene Divers, all of Hanover. Fondly remembered by her step-children Joanne Wilhelm, John, Steve, and Jim Strader, Laura Murray, and 18 step-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the Garrett Funeral Chapel, Neustadt on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Neustadt on Friday at 2 PM. Donations to Stayner Collegiate appreciated.
Jackie RACHO (nee Brown) of Route 2, Dublin on Saturday at age 83. Wife of the late Doug Racho. Mother of Brenda Dunn, and Larry, and John Racho. Grandmother of Sherri Lynn, Douglas, Donald, Connie, Michael, Brian, 13 great-grand- and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Jim Brown, Bill Brown, and Margaret Londy. Predeceased by sisters Bea Chambers, Helen Elliott and Linda James.
A memorial service will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion, 156 Main Street, Seaforth on Saturday, October 24th at 2 PM, followed by a reception. Arrangements entrusted to the Lockhart Funeral Home in Mitchell. Online condolences at: www.lockhartfuneralhome.com
William ‘Bill’ POL of Route 3, Stratford on Tuesday. Husband of Bertha Pol. Father of Aart and Emmy, Tonette Renecker and Paul, Ivan and Ann, James and Linda, Connie Vandersleen and Rae, Gerald and Linda, Lewis and Linda, Wilma VanBeek and John, Alice Jongerden and Bert, Betty de Boer and Jelle, and Robert and Tanya. Grandfather of 45 grand- and 42 great-grandchildren. Brother of Betty Meinen, Jack and Carla, Lewie and Nellie, Els, and Wendy Pol-Baergen.
Visitation is at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 6 to 8:30 PM. Funeral service is at Bethel Free Reformed Church, Mitchell on Friday at 11 AM.
Adam SINCLAIR at Walkerton Hospital on Monday in his 35th year. Loving husband of Corien. Daddy of Denton and Emrey. Dear son of Paul and his wife Barb. Predeceased by his mom Laurie. Brother of Neil, and step-siblings Brandy Patterson and Bruce Cayford, Becky and Dan Trepanier, Brandon Patterson and Lisa. Grandson of Ken Sinclair. Son-in-law of Gerry and Wilma Sluys. Brother-in-law of Susan and Kyle Blommers, Ben Sluys and Tiffany, Kevin Sluys and Mandy.
Funeral service from Knox United Church, Paisley on Friday at 3 PM followed by a celebration of life at the Chepstow Community Hall.
Arrangements entrusted to the T. A. Brown Funeral Home, Paisley.
Luella ‘Jeanne’ DREW (nee McColl) of Walkerton, formerly of Kincardine, peacefully at Brucelea Haven on October 8th at age 93. Loving wife of the late Douglas Drew. Survived by her son Bill and Lorraine Drew of Hanover and her daughter Susan Corrin of Calgary. Gramma to Christy and Kent of Point Clark, Jenny and Bill of Woodstock, Tara and Chris of Kitchener, Jesse and Chrissy of Calgary, Michelle and Jared of Hamilton, and great-grandchildren Owen, Zeke, Landyn, Justice, Tytus, Jackson, Minka and Selah.
A funeral service will be held at the Anglican Church of the Messiah, Kincardine on Friday at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.
Wilma SCHENK (nee Marshall) of Hanover, peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday. She was 84. Dear mother of Don Schenk of Ayton and Dianne Schenk and Wayne Whetham of Route 3, Walkerton. Missed by her brothers-in-law Gerald and Verna Schenk of Ayton, Garnet and Alice Schenk of Gravenhurst, Ken and Kendra Zurbrigg of Kincardine, as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Ken and sister-in-law Joan Zurbrigg.
Visitation is at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Hanover on Friday at 11 AM.
David Nixon NEEDHAM of Route 4, Kincardine at Owen Sound Hospital on Sunday in his 74th year. Dear father of Sandra Brown and John Cronshaw of Route 2, Ripley and Bill and Elisha of Kincardine. Sadly missed by many grand- and great-grandchildren; his sister Delila Geddes, brother-in-law Harvey and Paula Draper, and sister-in-law Katherine and Mark Dylowicz. Predeceased by his wife Jean, brother-in-law Ron Geddes and nephews Ron and Robert Geddes.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service is held on Thursday at 1 PM.
Wouterina ONRUST (nee van de Weerdhof) of Route 2, Palmerston, peacefully at the Palmerston Hospital on Friday in her 89th year. Wife of the late Adrian Onrust. Dear mother of Femmy and Bryan Campbell of Route 2, Palmerston, Willeke and Albert Jagt of Nottawa and Woudy and Keven Nunn of Glen Allan. Grandmother of Daniella Jagt and Scott Anderson, Derek Jagt and Charlotte Drewery and David Jagt; Ashley Nunn and Weston Hopkins and Stephi Nunn and Nick Geerlinks and 3 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the Drayton Reformed Church on Wellington Street, tonight [Tuesday] from 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service is held on Wednesday at 2 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Heritage Funeral Home, Drayton.