VOISIN, Englebert J. (Bert)
VOISIN, Englebert J. (Bert) - Peace fully, in the presence of his family, at St. Marys Memorial Hospital, on Thursday, July 26, 2001, Englebert J. (Bert) Voisin, a lifelong resident of the Zorra township, age 91 years. Predeceased by his wife, the former Mary B. (Lively) Voisin in 1992. Loving father of John and Cathy Voisin of Thorndale, Jan and Lorne Ellah of Bayfield, Pat and Paul Wintermeyer of Elmira, Basil and Peggy Voisin of Stratford, Sharon and Paul Fassbind of Windsor, Bill and Jan Voisin of Zorra township, Jim and Zita Voisin of Stratford and Kim and Eric Mann of St. Marys; sadly missed by 22 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and two sisters. Predeceased by a son, Patrick (1971); a son-in-law, Donald Kieswetter (1991); a grandson, Danie Voisin (1982); seven brothers and one sister. Resting at the L.A. Ball Funeral Chapel, 7 Water St. N., St Marys, today (Saturday) and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Name of Mary Church in St. Marys on Monday, July 30, 2001 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Father Chris Boudreau celebrant. Interment will fol low in St. Marys Cemetery. In his memory, donations to the charity of one's own choice. Parish prayers will be said on Sunday evening at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
SCHWARK, Louise (nee Fengler)
SCHWARK, Louise (nee Fengler) - Passed away peacefully, in the company of her beloved family, at St. Mary's Hospital, on Tuesday June 5, 2001 in her 80th year. Louise was born in Elbing, Germany on July 14, 1921. She has resided in Waterloo since 1957 and for many years was employed as a Department Head at Mutual Life, Waterloo. Beloved wife of the late Kurt Schwark, who predeceased her on July 22, 1988. Loving mother of Ron and his wife Susan of Conestogo and Siegfried (Sid) and his wife Cathie of Waterloo. Proud grandmother of Wade and his wife Lisa, Mark, Trevor and Rebecca Louise and adoring great-grandmother of Kurt and Troy. Predeceased by three sisters, Kathy, Elfriede and Martha and by two brothers, Wilhelm and Rudolph. She will be fondly remembered by her family and friends and especially by the families Fengler, Fietkau, Mahl, Schwark, Hirschmann and Wissmann in Germany. The family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. John's Lutheran Church (22 Willow St., Wat.) on Friday, June 8, 2001 from 1 p.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. Reception to follow in the Church Hall. Cremation will take place with interment in Parkview Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Cardiac Fitness Centre, Maryhill or to the Regional Cancer Center of Grand River Hospital and would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy.
RAMOS, Luis - Passed away, suddenly at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Friday, June 8, 2001, in his 60th year. Beloved husband of Olivia for 39 years. Loving father of Alexandre Ramos, Helia Cousineau, Jorge Ramos, Suzana Ramos, Filomena Ramos, Marilia Frampton and Luisa Ramos. Proud grandfather of 10 grandchildren. Survived by his brother, Vic tor Jorge Ramos of Portugal. Also survived by his mother-in-law, Mrs. Aida Assuncao. Predeceased by his parents and his sister. Luis was an avid sportsman belonging to the Galt Sportmans Club, shar ing time with his daughter Marilia. He will be greatly missed by all the members. Luis was also an active member of the Listowel Rifle Club. Luis' family received friends at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Monday, June 11, 2001. Funeral and committal services will be held in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel on Tuesday, June 12 (today) at 2:30 p.m. Cremation. Reception will follow in the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
SCHNARR, Jerome Herbert
SCHNARR, Jerome Herbert - At Grey Bruce Health Services, on Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, Jerome "Jerry" Schnarr, of Owen Sound, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Marilyn; dear father of Donald and Rick of Waterloo, Patricia Keleher, Lou Ann and her husband Bob Schmitt and special uncle of Tim Forrester, all of Kitchener. Step-father of Rick Fehrenbach and his wife Diane of Waterloo, Charles Fehrenbach and his wife Carmen and Dan Fehrenbach, all of Kitchener and special uncle of Mary Huenemoerder of Mitchell. Sadly missed by 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Also survived by a sister, Eileen Zettl and a brother, Lloyd and his wife Rosemary, all of Waterloo. Predeceased by a brother, Bill and a sister, Terry. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church, Owen Sound, on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. with visiting at the church one hour before the service. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be made through the Tannahill Funeral Home, (Owen Sound 1-519-376-3710).
APEL, Ronald Albert
APEL, Ronald Albert - Born July 10, 1938, passed away, suddenly, on October 14, 2001. Ron will be remembered for his never-ending love of his friends and family. His kind heart, tender smile and gentle ways will be dearly missed. Ron will continue to live in the hearts of Joan (Watson), his loving wife and their three devoted children, Ron (Brenda), Robin and Amber. Ron joins his predeceased parents, Dorothy and Albert, April 2000 and May 1956 respectively. Throughout his life Ron gathered many friends who will miss his stead fast companionship, his love of cards and golf. A funeral service was held on Friday, October 19, 2001 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Richmond, B.C. Ron and Brenda will open their home to friends and family on Sunday, October 28, 1-4 p.m., 3403 Wild Cherry Lane, Mississauga, Ont. The burial will be on Monday, October 29. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
VARGA, Les - Vince and Frank Varga of Kitchener and Waterloo, sadly announce the passing of their father, who died Sunday, June 10, at St. Mary's Hos pital, after a lengthy illness. Expressions in memoriam can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario by contacting Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home, Kitchener, 742-4481. A private service was held Tuesday, June 12, 2001. Thanks are expressed to the staff of St. Mary's General Hospital, Grand River Hospital and his caregivers for their kind and diligent service.
MICHALSKI, Isabelle (nee George)
MICHALSKI, Isabelle (nee George) - 1915 to 2001. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, beloved wife of Dr. Adam Michalski, MD, on May 22, peacefully, at 4 a.m. entered into eternal rest at the Brant Centre Nursing Home in the Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington, Ontario. Mother of Annabelle of California and Mary-Sue Lycklama and cherished only grandchild, Adam Bearss, both of Burlington and surviving brother, William George of Kitchener. Private interment has taken place.
SCHWARK, Louise (nee Fengler)
SCHWARK, Louise (nee Fengler) - Passed away peacefully, in the company of her beloved family, at St. Mary's Hospital, on Tuesday June 5, 2001 in her 80th year. Louise was born in Elbing, Germany on July 14, 1921. She has resided in Waterloo since 1957 and for many years was employed as a Department Head at Mutual Life, Waterloo. Beloved wife of the late Kurt Schwark, who predeceased her on July 22, 1988. Loving mother of Ron and his wife Susan of Conestogo and Siegfried (Sid) and his wife Cathie of Waterloo. Proud grandmother of Wade and his wife Lisa, Mark, Trevor and Rebecca Louise and adoring great-grandmother of Kurt and Troy. Predeceased by three sisters, Kathy, Elfrieda and Martha and by two brothers, Wilhelm and Rudolph. She will be fondly remembered by her family and friends and especially by the families Fengler, Fietkau, Mahl, Schwark and Wissman in Germany. The family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. John's Lutheran Church (22 Wil low St., Wat.) on Friday, June 8, 2001 from 1 p.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. Reception to follow in the Church Hall. Cremation will take place with interment in Parkview Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Cardiac Fitness Centre, Maryhill or to the Regional Cancer Center of Grand River Hospital and would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy.
JAQUES, Susan - Passed away peace fully, with family at her side, on Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at St. Mary's General Hospital, Susan (Moule) Jaques, in her 50th year. Dear wife of Richard Jaques and loving mother of Christopher Jaques, both of Kitchener; dear daughter of Tina Moule and the late Kenneth (1979). Step-daughter of Gerald Moule. Susan will be missed by her sister, Janet and her husband John Bredin and niece, Coleen Bredin, all of Kitchener and nephew, Sean and his wife Lisa Bredin and their children Myra, Quinn, Emerson and Nolan, all of Cambridge. Dear niece of Vera Krauleidis and husband John of Kitchener. Susan will be fondly remembered by a dear friend, Paul Rigby. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2001 in the chapel of the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467). Pastor Ron Curl officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Meningitis Research Foundation would be appreciated by the family. (Cards available at the funeral home.)
HASENAUER, Maria K.
HASENAUER, Maria K. - Of Kitchener, peacefully, at Meadowcroft Place, on Tuesday, June 5, 2001, in her 96th year. Predeceased by her loved husband, Josef (Sepp), 1964. Loving mother of Bernd Hasenauer and Ingrid Bittlingmayer and her husband Harry Campbell. She will not be forgotten by her seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Survived by sister, Toni Tate of Oakville and niece, Sigrid Bughardt of Germany. The family invites relatives and friends to Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home and Chapel, 51 Benton at Church St., Kitchener (742-4481) for visitation today (Thursday) from 2-4 p.m. Interment will take place on Saturday, June 9, 2001 at 10 o'clock, Mount Hope Cemetery, Toronto (Erskine Avenue). As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
ALLEN, Joy - At Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest, on Saturday, June 9, 2001, Joy Irene ( Holliday) Allen, of Arthur township, in her 62nd year. Beloved wife of Donald Allen; dear mother of Dan Allen and his wife Marjorie of Fergus, Julie Crawford and her husband Brian of Arthur township and Donna Dingwall and her husband Bill of Mount Forest; daughter of Jean Holliday of Mount Forest and the late Glen Holliday. Grandmother of Melanie, Ben, Steven, Laura, Jaclyn, Meagan and Justin; sister of Gretta Bishop and her husband Gordon of Nottawa and Shirley Woods and her husband Bill of Listowel. Friends may call at the Hendrick Funeral Home, Mount Forest, today (Monday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. The funeral service will be held at the Mount Forest United Church on Tuesday, June 12, 2001 at 11 a. m. Interment at Mount Forest Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Louise Marshall Hospital or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
SOEHNER, Gertrude (Mrs. Clarence H.)
SOEHNER, Gertrude (Mrs. Clarence H.) - Peacefully, on Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at Pinehaven Nursing Home, Waterloo, Gertrude (Snyder) Soehner, in her 99th year, of Floradale. Gertrude was born in Floradale, June 29, 1902, daughter of the late Jesse and Mary Ann Snyder. She was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Floradale. Beloved wife of the late Clarence H. Soehner (1966). Loving mother of Gladys Archibald of Alma, Ruth Ann Rae of Waterloo, John and Gael Soehner of Elmira. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren, John and Tom, Jim, Mary Lou and Bill, Heather, Chris and Jody and great- grandchildren, Jarod, Sidney and Elliott, Kyle, Alex and Phebe. Also remembered by a number of nieces and nephews and their families. Predeceased by her parents; sons-in-law, Earl Archibald (1988), Jack Rae (1981) and one sister, Florence King. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. On Friday morning at 9 a.m., transfer will be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Elmira for funeral service at 11 a.m., with Rev. Richard Frey officiating followed by interment in Elmira Union Cemetery. In her memory, donations to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy.
DOLSON, Rev. Donald
DOLSON, Rev. Donald - After an ex tended illness, at Grand River Hospital, on Monday, June 4, 2001, in his 78th year. Rev. Dolson was a veteran of the Second World War and the Korean War, the Padre of Unit No. 52 Korea Veterans Association and a former Padre of Branch No. 50 Royal Canadian Legion. He is survived by numerous family members and will be missed by his many friends. Friends will be received at Memory Funeral and Cremation Centre, 1232 Victoria St N., Kitchener, Thursday 7-9 p.m. Services will be held in the chapel Friday at 11 a.m. followed by cremation. Expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. A Veterans Service will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
O'KRAFKA, Norman - Of Guelph, passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital, Monday, June 4, 2001, in his 69th year. Beloved son of the late William and Juliana O'Krafka. Loved brother of Helen Tilcox of Grand Valley, Robert O'Krafka of RR 2 Guelph, Ruth Potter, Roy O'Krafka and Walter O'Krafka, all of Guelph and Mabel Morrison of Elora. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Cremation followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. A memorial service will be held at the Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Friday, June 8, 2001 at 2 p.m. (Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre) Memorial contributions to St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation, 70 Westmount Rd., Guelph N1H 5H7 or charity of one's choice would be appreciated. (Wall-Custance 1-519-822- 0051 or www.wallcustance.com)
BLAKEY, Irene (nee MacDonald)
BLAKEY, Irene (nee MacDonald) - Passed away, peacefully, at St. Mary's General Hospital, Kitchener, on Thursday, June 7, 2001. Beloved wife of Richard (Dick) Blakey for 50 years on October 20, 2001. Dearly loved mother of Douglas and his wife Pamela of Waterloo and Laura Finney and her husband Larry of Naperville, Ill.; cherished grandma of Steven, Mark and Andrew Blakey and Scott and Erin Finney; dear sister of Shirley, Allan, Audrey, Muriel, Helen, Marjorie, Heather and Fred and their spouses. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents; brothers, Donald and Hugh and sisters, Jean and Betty. Relatives and friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. only. A celebration of Irene's life will be held in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel on Monday, June 11 at 1 p.m. Reception will immediately follow in the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre. Private interment in Memory Gardens, Breslau. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, Cardiac Care Unit.
KOENIG, May Winnifred " Winnie"
KOENIG, May Winnifred " Winnie" - Passed away, on Thursday, June 7, 2001, at the age of 102 years. Formerly of Hamilton, Winnie was the wife of the late Roy Henry Koenig. Dear mother of Ruth Koenig of Kitchener and Raymond Koenig and his wife Doreen of Waterloo; grandmother of Patricia and her husband Patrick Grieve of Toronto, Carole and her husband Cecil Hayes of Waterloo; great-grandmother of Daniel and Jennifer Hayes. She was the last surviving member of her family. Predeceased by many brothers and sisters. Visitation at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Sunday, June 10 from 3-5 p. m. and on Monday from 1-3 p. m. Funeral service in the chapel of the funeral home on Monday, June 11, 2001 at 3 p. m., with Rev. Bryan Ferguson officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton. Donations to World Vision or Lincoln Heights Missionary Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.