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02 2015 June

Lammers, Henk (Age 89, Mount Forest)

Henk LAMMERS of Mount Forest, formerly of Ayton, at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Sunday in his 90th year. Dear father of Joanne Kother and Rick, Hank, Paul, Brenda Murray and Philip. Grandfather of Sarah, Theresa, Jonathan, Tyler, Jessica, Eric, Jaron.  Great-grandpa of Nicole, Branden, Layla, Lucy, and Corbon. Brother of Frank and Epke, Ann and Henry Akerboom, Trudy Lammers and Bep Bonovie. Predeceased by his wife Maria and son Frank.
Visitation is at the Garrett Funeral Chapel, Neustadt on Thursday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM with Legion service at 8:30. Funeral Mass from St. Peters Catholic Church, Ayton on Friday at 11 AM.

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01 2015 June

Wright, Pat (Age 71, Bluevale)

Pat WRIGHT of Route 2, Bluevale at Wingham & District Hospital on Saturday at age 71. Beloved wife of Bill Wright. Loving mother of William and Carolyn Ganner, Kim Tout, Brad and Janice Wright, and Joanne and Clarence Dendekker. Beloved daughter of Marie Dickert. Sister-in-law of Mary Lou and Rueben Pfeffer, Harris Campbell and Glen Johnston. Missed by 19 grand- and 19 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her father Len Schmidt, step-father Dave Dickert, mother-in-law Eva Wright, sister-in-law Marie Campbell and 3 great-grandchildren.
Private family arrangements have been entrusted to the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham.

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01 2015 June

Strucke, Marilyn (Age 74, Chesley)

Marilyn ‘Nana’ STRUCKE (nee Stade) of Chesley at home on Saturday in her 75th year. Dear mother of Tim and Carrie, Jean and Charles Brow, Ken and Sharon, Mike and Paula, Brenda and Devin Salter, Jeo-ann and Gord Pearce, and Bill Chase. Nana of 13 grand- and 3 great-grandchildren. Missed by siblings Charlie, Freddie, Linda, Delores, Grace, Sandra and sister-in-law Betty Stade. Predeceased by her husband Cliff, son Terry, great-grandson Kashton, brother Bev, and half-sister Virginia.
Visitation is at the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Wednesday from 7 until 9 PM and on Thursday from 12-noon until time of the funeral service at 2.

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01 2015 June

Lustig, Connie (Age 79, Chesley)

Connie LUSTIG (nee Van Horne) of Chesley, peacefully on Saturday in her 80th year. Beloved mother of Stacey and Don House of Walkerton, Stephen and Emma of Owen Sound, Jason of Walkerton and Nancy and Jack McTeer of London. Missed by her grandchildren Zachary, Jade, Rachael, Rebecca and Jeremy; brothers Bill and Doug Van Horne, friends and fellow volunteers. Predeceased by her husband Beverly, brothers Ross and Lloyd, sisters-in-law Phyllis, Dorothy, and Naomi.
Visitation is at the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Tuesday from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A funeral service will be held at St. John’s United Church, Chesley on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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01 2015 June

Parks, Shawn (Age 27, Walkerton)

Shawn Christopher PARKS of Walkerton, after a lengthy illness with synovial sarcoma, at Hanover & District Hospital on Friday. He was 27. Beloved son of Bob and Sally Parks. Loving brother of Kyle and Colleen. Cherished grandson of Dorothy Erwin of Perth. Missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Predeceased by his grandfather John Erwin and grandparents Clarence and Evelyn Smith.
Visitation will be held at the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton on Wednesday from 1 till 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Walkerton on Thursday at 11 AM.

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30 2015 May

Lamont, Wallace “Fraser” (Age 83, Kincardine)

Wallace “Fraser” LAMONT of Kincardine, formerly of Bruce Township, at home on Friday at the age of 83. Husband of Dorothy. Father of Terry and Rhonda of Port Elgin and Darlene and Scott Stevens of Kincardine. Grandfather of Matt and Meaghan, Danielle and Wilco, McKenzie, and Grant. Great-grandfather of 7. Brother of Kent Lamont of Port Elgin. Predeceased by his son David, brothers Donald and Alex and sisters Marion and Janette.
Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Tuesday from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM with the funeral service at the Underwood Community Centre on Wednesday at 11 AM.

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30 2015 May

Leek, Tom (Age 49, Wroxeter)

Tom LEEK of Wroxeter at his residence on Friday in his 50th year. Loving partner of Dawne Adams and will be missed by his children Vanessa Adams, Thomas Leek and Justin Adams-Leek. Dear brother to Dorine Cherry of Kitchener and Dianne Nieman of Palmerston. Also loved by his brother in law Murray Adams of Tumbler Ridge, BC and his many friends and family. Predeceased by his parents Thomas James and Shirley Leek. Cremation has taken place.
Friends may come to the Wroxeter Hall on Saturday, June 13th from 2 to 6 PM to join with the family in Celebrating Tom’s Life with remembrances being given at 4 PM. Arrangements entrusted to Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels.

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30 2015 May

Steckley, Kathleen (Age 70, Bluevale)

Kathleen STECKLEY nee Gerber of Route 1, Bluevale, as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Thursday in her 71st year. Wife of 53 years to Arnold and will be sadly missed by her children Warren and Denise Steckley of Fort MacMurray and Sherry and Chris Tice of Waterloo. Loving grandmother to Emma, Hannah and Ryan. Dear sister of Florence Rasmussen of Milverton. Predeceased by her parents Samuel and Edna Gerber.
Visitation from 2 til 4 and 7 to 9 PM on Sunday at the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels. The funeral service will be conducted from Brussels Mennonite Fellowship on Monday at 11 AM. Interment in Brussels Cemetery.

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29 2015 May

Appleby, Helen (Age 91, Mitchell)

Helen APPLEBY of Mitchell on Thursday in her 92nd year.
Beloved wife of the late Roy Appleby. Dear mother of Al Appleby and Kaye, Ken Appleby and Colleen, and Muriel Scherbarth and Walter. Loving grandmother of Patti McDowell and David, Rob Appleby and Cheryl, Bill Appleby and Julie, Erin Appleby and A.J. Moore, Sandra Scherbarth and Ryan Pembroke, Dennis Scherbarth, and Warren Scherbarth and Leanne. Cherished great grandmother of 11.
Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, Mitchell, this evening from 6 until 8, and Saturday from 10:00 A M until time of funeral service at 11:00 A M. A reception will follow at the Lockhart Reception Centre.

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28 2015 May

Allen, Howard (Age 71, Walkerton)

Howard ALLEN of Walkerton at Walkerton Hospital on Tuesday. He was 71. Beloved husband of Christine. Dear father of Paula and Don Rae of Walkerton, Sherife and Bob Thomson of Bluevale, Michael and Laurie Emin of Alberta, Howie Jr. and Julia of Belleville, and Tammy Allen and Adam of Tara. Grandfather of Chance, Rylan, Austin, Hunter, Addison, Cheyene, Josh, Justin, Calvin and Jenna. Brother of Nellie Byers, Elsie and Orville Evans, Margaret and Rick Graham, Carol and Steve Cornfield. Predeceased by brother-in-law Don Byers.
Memorial Service is at Knox Presbyterian Church, Walkerton on Friday at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton.

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