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29 2015 December

Kamrath, David (Age 78, Mildmay-Carrick)

David KAMRATH of Mildmay-Carrick at Durham Hospital on Sunday in his 79th year. Dear father of Delphine Lorenz of Elmira, Roy Kamrath and Cindy of Elmwood, Valerie Smith and Tim of Kitchener, Kimberley Nelson and Chris of Oakville and Kelly Fortney and Craig of London. Missed by 12 grand-, 7 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters and 3 brothers. Predeceased by his wife Betty, daughter Janice, grandson Joffin, son-in-law James and 1 brother.
Visitation is at the Greg Roberts Funeral Home, Mildmay, today [Tuesday] from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service is held in St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Mildmay on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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28 2015 December

Engel, Diane (Age 63, Brussels)

Diane ENGEL at Huronlea, Brussels, on Saturday in her 64th year. Beloved wife of the late Barry Engel. Mother of Dawn and Bruce Johnston of Brussels. Loving grandmother of Jamee and Mike, Jessica, and Jordyn. Dear sister of Neil Turnbull and Keith and Tosheon Turnbull. Also loved by her in-laws Isabel Wick, Faye and Campbell Grant, Diane McClory, Gayle and Ken Dewar, Pat Engel and Cindy Engel.  Predeceased by parents Jim and Lydia Turnbull, father and mother in law Ross and Tillie Engel, 5 brothers-in-law and 1 sister-in-law.
A private family service will be conducted at the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels.

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28 2015 December

Lawrence, Myrtle (Age 81, Durham)

Myrtle LAWRENCE of Durham at Rockwood Terrace, Durham, in her 82nd year. Wife of the late Norman Lawrence. Mother of Debbie Olliff  of Durham, Cheryl and Kevin Holmes of Cambridge and, Steven Lawrence of British Columbia. Grandmother of Heather Olliff and Scott Holloway, Jeff Olliff and Deanna, Alexander Holmes and Mckenzie Holmes. Great-grandmother of Piper Holloway. Sister of Orville Porter and Laverne, Norman Porter and Lenore, and Glenna Porter. Predeceased by her parents Bill and Jean Porter and sister Wilma and son-in-law Dave Olliff.
A private service will be held at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham

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28 2015 December

Johnston, Kim (Age 55, Kincardine)

Kim JOHNSTON of Route1, Kincardine, on Sunday, in her 56th year. Beloved wife of Kevin Johnston. Loving mother of April Johnston and Tim Palmer of Point Clark and Kyle and Sandra Johnston of Edmonton. Special grandma of Cassie Johnston. Cherished daughter of Keith and Marilyn McFadden of Kincardine. Dear sister of Debbie Reid and Craig Glen of Goderich and Shelley and Whitley Neale of British Columbia. Fondly remembered by her father and mother-in-law, Bob and Betty Johnston of Kincardine, the Johnston family and several nieces and nephews.
In keeping with Kim’s wishes, a private family service will take place.  Arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine.

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28 2015 December

Dickey, Valerie (Age 82, Southgate Twp.)

Valerie DICKEY at her home in Southgate Township on Friday in her 83rd year. Wife of the late George Dickey. Forever missed by her companion Ross MacDonald. Loved mother of Mark Person and Shirley of Southgate Township, Tammy Bos and Don Foerster of Neustadt and Chuck Person of Brampton. Loving grandmother of many grand, great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter. Sister of Marg Fuller of Florida. Also survived by Ross’s family and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers and 1 granddaughter.
Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Tuesday from 11AM until time of the funeral service at 1PM.

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28 2015 December

Heaney, Larry (Age 76, Walkerton)

Lawrence “Larry” HEANEY, of Route 2, Walkerton, at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, in his 77th year. Husband of Hilara Heaney. Father of Bill and Bev of Oakville, Brian and Tammie of Waterloo, Barry and Kelly Ann of Walkerton and daughter Sandra and Des  Cartier of Belwood. Grandpa of 10. Remembered by brother Peter Heaney and 4 sisters-in-law. Predeceased by his son David, brother Ron Heaney, 3 brothers-in-law and 1 sister-in- law.
Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Tuesday, from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Vigil Prayers at 8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, at 11 AM at Holy Family Church, Hanover.

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28 2015 December

Schalk, Gerard (Age 75, Listowel)

Gerard SCHALK  of Listowel, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday in his 76th year. Husband of Edith. Father of Susan and Jamie Murr, Laurie Schalk, and Donald Schalk. Missed by his grandchildren Michelle and Chad, Mahria and Mike, Cody, Kurtis, Danielle and Eileen, Derek and great grandchildren Cohen, Carter and Hadley. Brother of Willa Ament. Remembered by the Ropp family. Predeceased by his brothers Henk, Cor and sister Erna.
Visitation at Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood today from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Tuesday at 11 AM.

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28 2015 December

Brindley, Leonard (Age 78, Goderich)

Leonard BRINDLEY at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich, on Friday, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of  Violet Brindley for 57 years. Loving father and father-in-law of Ron and Lisa, Larry and Jennifer, Brenda and Kevin Schneider, Elwyn and Angela, and Susan and Paul Adams. Cherished grandfather of 16 grand and 10 great grandchildren.
At Leonard’s request there will be no funeral home visitation or service. A Celebration of Leonard’s Life will be held at the Dungannon Agricultural Hall on Saturday, January 2, 2016 from 1 to 4 PM.  Arrangements entrusted to McCallum & Palla Funeral Home, Goderich.

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27 2015 December

Thompson, Alvin (Age 89, Kincardine)

Alvin THOMPSON, formerly of Route 2, Kincardine, on Thursday in his 90th year. Husband of Virene. Father of Sandra and Allan MacDonald, Karen and Tom Riley, Arlene Thompson and Peter Corbett, Brian and Betty Anne Thompson, Joyce and Chris Cotterall and Janice Thompson and Ron Johnston. Missed by 10 grand and 5 great-grandchildren, sister Bernice Norman, sisters-in-law Oral Cameron and Marilyn and Bob Johnston. Predeceased by his parents, grandson Jason and brothers-in-law John and Murray.
Visitation is at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, 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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27 2015 December

Saxton, Eleanor (Age 80, Wingham)

Eleanor SAXTON nee Browne of Wingham passed away at Wingham and District Hospital on Thursday, at age 80. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth R. Saxton who predeceased her in 2013. Dear mother of Kevin and Kathy Saxton of Waterloo. Grandmother of Kendra Saxton. Predeceased by her parents Harry and Janet Browne.
Visitation at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, on Wednesday from 11 AM until the time of the funeral service at 1 PM. Reverend Richard D. Hall officiating. Final resting place, Wingham Cemetery. Memorial donations to Wingham United Church or Wingham and District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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