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10 2015 July

Beitz, Caroline (Age 78, Walkerton)

Caroline BEITZ of Walkerton at Walkerton Hospital on Wednesday. She was 78. Beloved wife of Harvey. Dear mother of Barry and Donna, Allan and Marnie, Roseann and Tim Koebel, Mike, Darryl and Lynn, Darlene, Susan and Pat Helwig, and Jeff and Karen. Missed by 20 grand- and 14 great-grandchildren. Sister of Calvin and Dianne Dolejski, and Monica and Ken Weber. Predeceased by her sister Lollie and Laverne Featherstone.
Visitation is at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Monday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with parish prayers at 3:30. Funeral Mass from Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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09 2015 July

Davidson, Bonnie (Age 80, Harriston)

Bonnie DAVIDSON of Harriston at Guelph General Hospital on Tuesday in her 81st year. Mother of Wayne and Karen Davidson of Walkerton, Mary Hinsperger of Harriston and Paul Davidson and Carol Dewar of Cambridge. Remembered by 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Sister-in-law of Marion Galbraith of Fergus, and Gloria Galbraith of Cambridge.
Visitation is at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Harriston on Thursday from 2: till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Friday at 1:30 PM. Interment in Harriston Cemetery.

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09 2015 July

Todd, Clara (Age 93, Tiverton)

Clara Lillian TODD of Tiverton at Owen Sound Hospital on Wednesday at age 93. Dear mother of Lillian and the late Orland Leggett, Brian and Dianne, Dennis and Jo Ann, Raymond and Marg, David and Katie, Jowilla and Don Brown, and Michael and the late Karen. Missed by 20 grand-, 26 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandsons; son-in-law Robert Bell and sister-in-law Mary Musselman. Predeceased by her husband Murray, daughter Susan Bell, infant daughter and son, and 3 siblings.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine on Friday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a funeral service is held on Saturday at 2 PM.

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08 2015 July

Austin, John (Age 91, Ashfield Twp)

John AUSTIN of Ashfield Township, at Nine Mile Villa, Lucknow on Sunday. He was 91. Predeceased by his first wife Grace and second wife Rose. Dear father of Joe and friend Julie Foxton of Goderich, and Ralph and Cathie of Langley, BC. Grandfather of Peter, Jennifer, and Liam. Step-dad of Art, Dean, Murray, John, Anne, Ella, Norma, Elizabeth, Carol, Sharon, Bonnie, Elwood, and Therese.
Visitation will be held at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Vigil Prayers at 7. Funeral Mass from St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Goderich on Friday at 11 AM.

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08 2015 July

McLeod, Mary (Age 98, Seaforth)

Mary McLEOD of Seaforth in February at the Seaforth Manor Nursing Home in her 99th year. Predeceased by her husband Harry. Mother of Margaret ‘Peg’ DeJong and Dirk of Seaforth, ‘Bonnie’ MacTaggart of Napanee, Heather MacLeod of London, ‘Joe’ McLeod of Bayfield, Jean McLeod of Alaska, Laurence ‘Boy’ McLeod and Chris Liegandt of Alberta, Lyda ‘Chum’ McLeod of Barrie and son-in-law Ted Medland of Acton. Grandmother of Elizabeth, Esther, Jill, Max, Jason, 5 great-grand- and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial celebration is held at the Seaforth Legion on Saturday from 2 until 4 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth.

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08 2015 July

Schmitt, John (Age 64, Elmwood)

John Francis SCHMITT of Elmwood at Grey-Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Monday in his 65th year. Survived by sisters Marilyn Schmitt of Elmwood and Karen and Wayne Berry of Stratford and brother Allan and Barb Schmitt of Port Elgin. Remembered by his nephews and niece Matthew Berry, Erin Bolander and Murray Schmitt. Predeceased by his parents Murray and Ruby Schmitt and sister Mary Schmitt.
To honour John’s wishes a Stop and Go Reception will be held at the Elmwood Community Centre this Sunday from 2 until 4 PM. Interment in Hanover Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.

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08 2015 July

Leck, Debbie (Age 63, n/a)

Debbie June LECK (nee Ziegler) on Monday in her 64th year. Cherished wife and best friend to Les Leck. Treasured mother of Les Leck Junior and Julie of Windsor and Shelley Vlasic and Nick of Paris. Devoted grandmother to Luke and Louie. Remembered and loved always by her mother June Ziegler. Predeceased by her father Hap Ziegler.
Family and friends will be welcomed at the Dwayne D. Budgell Funeral Home, 1105 Rest Acres Road, Paris on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church, 48 Broadway Street West, Paris on Friday at 11 AM. Interment to follow in Paris Cemetery.

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07 2015 July

Splettstoesser, Walter (Age 79, Bervie)

Walter SPLETTSTOESSER, beloved husband of the late Hanna Splettstoesser, of Bervie, at University Hospital, London on Monday at age 79. Father of Doris of California, Irene of Wingham, Ralph and Jutta of Bervie and Karen and Tom Huschilt of Georgetown. Also greatly missed by 12 grandchildren, sister Brigitte Schnorrbusch and loving friend Gabrielle Kleist. Predeceased by his brother Werner.
Visitation will be held at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley on Wednesday from 7 till 9 PM, where a funeral service will be conducted on Thursday at 2 PM with visitation 1 hour prior. Interment, Kincardine Cemetery.

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07 2015 July

Hume-Wurmli, Jolanda (Age 50, Moorefield)

Jolanda HUME-WURMLI of Moorefield, peacefully at Palmerston Hospital on Sunday in her 51st year. Wife of Tim Hume for 11 years and the late Paul Wurmli. Mother of Andreas and LeaAnne Wurmli, Daniel and Anita Wurmli, Thomas Wurmli, Christian Wurmli and his friend Kathrin, Veronica and Ben Wervers, Geoffrey Hume and friend Danielle, Evan Hume and fiancée Jessica, and Hayden Hume. Grandmother of Paul, Erika and Heidi Wurmli.
Visitation is at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Mass will be Celebrated in St. Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church, Drayton on Friday at 11 AM.

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07 2015 July

Quanz, Walter (Age 87, Palmerston)

Walter QUANZ of Palmerston, peacefully at Palmerston and District Hospital on Sunday at age 87. Husband of Ruby for 66 years. Dear father of John and Elaine of Markham, Joanne of Palmerston, and Janice and Garry Ramsey of North Carolina. Grandfather of Heidi and Craig White, Liesl and Richard Bryson, Crystal Mehaffey and Paige Ramsey and 4 great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Roy and Marlyn Bramhill, Percy and Rhoda Bramhill, and Russell McGuire.
Visitation is at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston on Wednesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service is in Palmerston Missionary Church on Thursday at 2 PM with visitation 1 hour prior.

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