Passed away, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in her 88th year. Anne was the beloved wife of the late John Johnson (1998) and dear mother of the late Ralph John Johnson (1963). Anne is survived by her brother, Edward Ast and his wife Mabel, as well as a niece and nephews in Saskatchewan. Anne was born and raised in Fort Qu'Appelle District of Saskatchewan. Her parents were Frank and Mary Ast. It was in Saskatchewan where Anne met her husband John, who came to work on their farm. They moved to Preston in the early 1940¹s. For many years they lived on Moore St,, then Peter¹s Place, then finally Golden Years Retirement Lodge. Anne loved life. She enjoyed going for walks, her church and playing cards. She was a very close friend of the Pisarchuk family. She will be dearly missed by Katie Pisarchuk, who considered Anne to be like a sister to her. Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Spring interment in Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge. Arrangements entrusted to the Barthel Funeral Home, Cambridge, 653-3251.
MILLS, Donald Frederick
Passed away, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at the age of 71. Loving husband of Colleen Mills (nee Shaw); beloved father of Scott and his wife Lina of Stoney Creek, Brad and his wife Gloria, Dean and his wife Terri, all of Cambridge and Linda Halls and her husband Pat of Calgary, Alta. Donald will be especially missed by his grandchildren, Don, Brad, Hazel, Megan, Brandon and Janessa. He is survived by his mother, Alice Edgar (Mills); brother, Ray Mills and sister, Joyce Spring and their families, all of Cambridge. Predeceased by his father, Herbert and stepfather, James Edgar. Don owned and operated Don Mills Garage in Galt for 30 years. Memorial visitation will be held at Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St., Cambridge, this evening (Thursday) 7-9 p.m. and Friday afternoon from 2 p.m. until the time of the service at 3 p.m. The family would like to offer their special thanks to the 5th Floor and ICU doctors and nurses and to Father Sherlock for their care and kindness. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation.
COLLINGWOOD, Ruby (nee Cadiou)
On Dec. 18, 2001, peacefully, at Pioneer Care Center, in her 91st year. Adoring wife of the late Joseph Percy Collingwood (1995). Ruby devoted her life to her family and grandchildren. Beloved mother of Sharon Johnston and her husband Gord of Paris, Gary Collingwood and his wife Karen of Maryhill, Melissa Wildfong and her husband Bob of Cambridge, Craig Collingwood and his wife Beryl of Ayr. Much loved by 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Ruby is predeceased by one grandson, Adam (1979). Resting at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St., Cambridge where the family will receive friends today (Thursday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, Dec. 21, 2001 at 2 p.m. at the Funeral Home Chapel with Father Bob Schroeder officiating. Cremation to follow. Family interment will be held at Memory Gardens, Breslauat a later date. Special thanks to the staff of the Pioneer Care Center for their dedicated care to "Ruby-Doo". As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
JACKSON, Dorothy (nee Reznik)
Suddenly as a result of a tragic car accident, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, in Gibsons, B.C. Beloved wife of Robert Jackson, formerly of Cambridge. Cherished mother of Alexandra. Dorothy leaves her mother, Barbara and father, Bruno Reznik and one brother and wife of California. Dorothy will be sadly missed by her mother-in-law, Iona Jackson; five sisters-in-law and five brothers-in-law.
MERTENS, Anita Anneliese (nee Schmidt)
Peacefully, at home, after a valiant battle against cancer, on December 18, 2001, at age 62. Loving and devoted wife of Franz Mertens; loving and caring mom of Carol and her husband Russell Loukes of Cambridge and Audrey and her husband Douglas Pellett of Kincardine. Loving Oma of Christopher, Keira, Nicholas, Melanie, Kevin and Brandon. Loving sister of Jutta Kilian of Germany. Friends will be received at Neweduk Funeral Home, "Mississauga Chapel", 1981 Dundas St. W. (one block east of Erin Mills Parkway) on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001 (today) from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Friday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oncology Clinic at Credit Valley Hospital.
On Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001. Chris Turnbull, beloved husband of Jody (nee Dowden); cherished father of Hope; dear son of Sandra Turnbull; grandson of Annie Parsons and brother of Jackie, Lisa and Sam. Chris' funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. For further information, please contact Little's Funeral Home, 223 Main St. E., Cambridge (623-1290).
VERSLUIS, Adriaan Pieter
Peacefully, gone home to the Lord, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on December 19, 2001, in his 82nd year. Adriaan was a loving husband to Frances; beloved father to Adrian and his wife Cheryl of Winnipeg, Man., Simon and his wife Lea of Winnipeg, Man., Fred and his wife Peggy of Cambridge and Frances Zylstra and her husband Auke of Brantford. He was a cherished grandfather to Duane and his wife Debbie, Sherrie, Bradley and his wife Heather, Kenneth and his wife Sonya, Bob Lang and his wife Wendy, Michael, Ryan, Matthew, Amy and Laura, Adam Zylstra, Joshua and Sarah; cherished great-grandfather of Jessica, Angela, Riley, Vivian, Evan and Alexis Lang. Adriaan is survived by four brothers, as well as other family members in the Netherlands and Australia. Mr. Versluis will be resting at the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Blvd., Cambridge, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. The funeral service will be held at Maranatha Christian Reformed Church, 94 Elgin St. S., Cambridge, on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens, Breslau. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family would like to thank Dr. Cherniak, Dr. Lanktree and Cambridge Memorial Hospital Fifth Floor Palliative Nursing Staff for their support.
MOORE, Mark Gordon
Suddenly, as the result of a motor vehicle accident, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, in his 20th year. We have the comfort and peace of knowing that Mark is with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Cherished son of Shirley and Dick, (Derrick) Van Rooyen and son of George Moore. Loving brother and friend of Matthew; step-brother of Elizabeth, Tom and Melissa Van Rooyen and uncle of Joshua and Jesse. Beloved grandson of Martin and Grace Van Rooyen, Gordon and Gladys Grummett and John C. Moore. Predeceased by his grandmothers, Doris Grummett and Helen Moore. Great-nephew of Janet and Harold Mahaffey. His presence will be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Mark was a second year student at Mohawk College, Hamilton, enrolled in Computer Software Engineering. He was a graduate of Southwood Secondary School. Friends will be received at Coutts & Son Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews St., Cambridge today (Thursday) from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service will be conducted at Forward Baptist Church, 455 Myers Rd., Cambridge on Friday, Oct. 26, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to The Coping Centre or to Forward Baptist Church - Youth Work.
"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. "
RAHM, Gertrude Myra
Peacefully, at St. Luke's Place, on October 23, 2001, in her 100th year. Dearly beloved wife of Edgar Rahn of Cambridge and Carol Shank and her husband Philip of Fort Wayne, Indiana and treasured grandsons, Daniel and Roger Shank and his wife Melinda and great-granddaughters, Olivia and Emme. Daughter of a Methodist minister, she lived in various Ontario communities and had many friends. She taught kindergarten in the Hamilton Public Schools. Her love for God, family and neighbours was seen in her faithful friendships and kindly acts. She worshipped and served At Wesley United Church, Elmira and First United Church, Cambridge. Funeral service will be held at little's Funeral home, 223 Main St. E. Cambridge at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service. If desired, contributions in her memory may be given to First United Church, 15 Wellington St., Cambridge N1R 3Y4 or OMF International, 5759 Coopers Ave., Mississauga, M4Z 1R9, or St. Luke's Place, 1624 Franklin Blvd., Cambridge N3C 3P4. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at St. Luke's Place for their care.
On Wednesday, August 1, 2001, peacefully, at his residence, in his 62nd year. Beloved husband of Shirley MacNeil; dear father of Michael Ernest and Kimberley Eveleigh and her husband Paul, all of Cambridge. Lovingly remembered by his mother, Uita Kublek and two brothers, Charles and his wife Bea of Cambridge and Bert and his wife, Eleanor of Nova Scotia. Predeceased by his father, Ernest Kublek. He will be sadly missed by his niece, Wendy and nephews, Johnny, Kurt and Tyler. Mr. Kublek was born in Glace Bay, N.S. and had been a resident of Cambridge for the past 43 years. He was retired from Dana Canada, a member of St. Clement's RC Church and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Preston Branch 126. The family will receive friends at the Barthel Funeral Home , 566 Queenston Rd., Cambridge today (Thursday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Clement's RC Church, 745 Duke St., Cambridge on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 10 a.m. Interment in Park Lawn Cemetery, Cambridge. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated by the family.
BRETHAUER, John Gordon
At Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Friday, July 27, 2001, in his 75th year. Dear husband of Jean and beloved father of Donald and wife Louann, Terry and wife Lyla, Diane and husband Bob, Susan, Sharon and husband Chris, all of Cambridge and Karl and wife Pat of Sarnia; beloved brother of Ernie of Cambridge and Ross of Port Elgin, Dorothy of Kitchener and Marion of Paris; dear grandfather of 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Clara and son Leslie, his brother, Wilfred; his sisters, Ethel, Ruth and Barbara-Jean and his nephew, William. Friends will be received at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St. Cambridge, today (Saturday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 63 Grand Ave. N., Cambridge, on Sunday, July 29, 2001 at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Oncology Department or Lisaard House would be appreciated by the family.
Le BLANC, Fredrick Joseph
Of Harriston, passed away suddenly, on Thursday, July 26, 2001, in his 45th year. Beloved husband of Tanyia Squires; dear father of Lisa, David, Jessica, Brandon and Travis; loving grandfather of Teddy and Kaitlyn. Loved son of Aime LeBlanc of Mount Forest and Alexina LeBlanc of New Brunswick; brother of Bernice LeBlanc of New Brunswick, Dorine LeBlanc of Harriston, Nerie LeBlanc and Dawn of Palmerston, Cindy LeBlanc of Mount Forest and Rene LeBlanc of Mount Forest and his fiancee Tracy. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 29, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston where Father Gary Schlack will conduct the funeral service in the funeral home chapel on Monday, July 30, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment Palmerston Cemetery.
TEBOW, Russell George
Of Okotoks, Alta., passed away, suddenly, on July 24th, 2001. Russ was born in Ontario on January 20th, 1931. He is survived by his wife, June; his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Phil Blancher and his grandsons, Darcy and Tye, all of Okotoks. He is also survived by his sisters and brothers, Geraldine, Joan (Carmel) and Dianne (Donnie), and Linda, Lloyd (Donna), Jerry (Lu-Ann), Tony (Hilary) and brother-in-law, Paul (Nonie) and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at Snodgrass Funeral Home, Okotoks on Sunday, July 29th between 7-8 p.m. A funeral service will be celebrated on Monday, July 30th at 1:30 p.m. at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Rd., Okotoks.