McDOWELL, Margaret "Ferne" - At Wingham District Hospital, on Monday, June 14, 2004, Mrs. Margaret Ferne McDowell of Blyth, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Harvey McDowell; loving mother of John and Norma McDowell of London, Don and Elizabeth McDowell of Kitchener, David McDowell of Wingham, Judy and John Gibb of Kitchener, Janice and Larry Robinson of RR 1, Belgrave and Carol and John Spadoni of Sault Ste. Marie. Cherished grandmother of Craig and Jill McDowell, Ryan, Steven and Andrew Gibb, Brad, Brent and Sherri Robinson. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Murray and June McDowell of Burgessville and Lloyd McDowell of Stratford. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Alva and Della McDowell and sisters-in-law, Elaine and June McDowell and her niece, Heather McDowell. Friends will be received at the Falconer Funeral Homes Ltd. "Blyth Visitation Centre", 407 Queen St., Blyth, today (Wednesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Blyth United Church on Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 2 o'clock. Interment Blyth Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to Wingham and District Hospital, Blyth United Church or charity of one's choice.
MARTIN, Lucinda (Mrs. Nelson B.) - Suddenly, on Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at her home, Lucinda (Lichty) Martin, in her 65th year of RR 3, Wallenstein.Wife of Nelson B. Martin; mother of Nancy and David Bauman of RR 1, St. Clements, Amanda and Sidney Hoover of RR 1, Wallenstein, George and Naomi Martin of RR 2, Wallenstein, Mary Anne and Nelson Martin of RR 3, Wallenstein, Allan and Melinda Martin of RR 3, Wallenstein, Henry and Leah Martin of RR 3, Wellesley, Edwin and Esther Martin of RR 4, Elmira, Lena and Irvin Martin of RR 4, Flesherton, Paul and Lucinda Martin of RR 1, Linwood. Also survived by 42 grandchildren. Sister of Lydiann and Ephraim Martin of RR 1, Linwood, Saloma and Allan Bauman of RR 3, Wallenstein.Predeceased by her parents, Menno and Leah Lichty and one sister, Ina Martin.Interment Martin's Mennonite Cemetery, RR 3, Wallenstein. Arrangements entrusted to the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira.
KRAEMER, Kevin P. - Peacefully, after a brief illness, at the Groves Memorial Community Hospital, Fergus, on Sunday, June 13, 2004, in his 75th year. Loved and missed by his wife Jean (nee Downey) of almost 51 years. Dad will be sadly missed by Rose Mary Blenkiron and her husband Doug of Arthur, Paul Kraemer and his wife Linda of Fergus, Colleen Cudney and her husband Steve of Elora, Jack Kraemer of Fergus, Dianne Flewwelling and her husband Ted of Kitchener, Kevin Kraemer and his partner Joe Verberne of Waterloo, Patrick Kraemer and his fiance Kathy Mortimer of Toronto, Michael Kraemer and his wife Shannon of Guelph, Greg Kraemer and his partner Larry Harrison of Brisbane, Australia, Larry Kraemer and his wife Stacey of Elora, Anna Marie Green and her husband Marty of Canmore, Alberta and Kathryn Hennick and her husband David of Guelph. Grampa will be remembered by 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Also remembered by his brothers, James and his wife Fern, Hugh and his wife Phyllis; his sisters, Betty Frayne and her husband Eugene, Maryann McKay and her husband Richard; sisters-in-law, Gertie Kraemer and Peggy Kraemer and his brother-in-law, Ed O'Grady. Kevin is fondly remembered by his mother-in-law, Rosella Downey, the entire Downey family and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Mary and Albert Kraemer; brothers, John, Bernard, Harold and Neil; sisters, Kathleen Linesman and Peggy O'Grady; brothers-in-law, Ed Linesman and Jim McCaffrey and sister-in-law, Marion Kraemer. Friends and relatives may call at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 37 Church St., Elora on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Vigil prayers will be held on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 11 a.m. from St. Mary the Immaculate RC Church, Geddes St., Elora. Father David Cote officiating. Interment in St. Mary's - St. Joseph's RC Cemetery, Elora. A reception will follow in the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 229, Elora. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Mary's Church Restoration Building Fund, the Groves Memorial Community Hospital Building Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society as expressions of sympathy. Cards are available at the funeral home, 519-846-5352.
GERALDINE KLAEHN (Gerry Bowman) 1919-2004 Today the Angels Came Down from Heaven to escort My Mother Home. It is with great sadness that I announce to you the passing of a wonderful lady, my mother, Geraldine, after a lengthy illness, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Sunday, June 13, 2004, in her 85th year. Gerry was born in Kitchener, December 30, 1919 and was the last member of the Bauman Family. She was the youngest daughter of the late Rosina Raiter 1874-1957 and Henry Bauman 1865-1954. She was a member of St. Louis RC Church in Waterloo. Gerry is survived by her only son Kenneth and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her beloved husband Harold H. Klaehn 1918-1963 as well as her sisters, brother and their spouses. Marie 1896-1918 (Emil Ruf), Irene 1898-1982 (Herman Melchin), Reta 1907-1974 (Wilfred Simpson), Jerome 1908-1971 (Eileen Bauman), Marjorie 1914-1995 (Jack Thompson), Dorothy 1916-1993 (Edward Wick). Gerry was a member of the 25 Year Plus Club at Arrow Shirt Company, Kitchener. At the request and last wish of Gerry, no funeral or visitation will take place. A very Private Service has already been held and the interment has taken place at Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society Kitchener-Waterloo Branch or the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and can be arranged through the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., in Waterloo - 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com A very special thanks to my cousin, Ruthann who has been with Mom and I throughout everything. Also thanks to Dr. Casey, all the super ladies of the Community Care Access Centre, the Red Cross Home Care, also the therapist. The wonderful nurses of 5D North at Grand River Hospital for all the kind and loving care you gave Mom. Thanks to all from the bottom of my heart. "Fly with the Angels Mom until we meet again."
GERBER, Paul Jr. - Passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness, on Monday, June 14, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital, at the age of 43 years. Beloved husband of Dianne (nee Manser) Gerber of Kitchener. Loving father of Samantha and Nikolaus. Dear son of Paul and Charlotte (nee Wolf) Gerber of Kitchener. Dear brother of Tony, Josef and his wife Susan, Stefan and his wife Sheryl, Charlotte and her husband Edward Wiebe. Dear son-in-law of Mary Manser of Kitchener and her late husband Robert. Paul will be missed by many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Paul worked in construction industry prior to becoming sick and was a long time member of the Schwaben Club. Paul's family will receive relatives and friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener 749-8467. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2004 in the chapel of the funeral home. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.obit411.com/1322 for Paul's memorial.
TOPPAN, Anthony - It is with great sadness that the Toppan family announces the death of Anthony Toppan. Beloved father of Lisa, Pamela and son-in-law, Alan. Survived by sister-in-law, Domenica; niece, Anne; nephew, Lou, his wife Debbie and their two sons Robert and Matthew. Mr. Toppan was predeceased by his parents in Friuli, Italy; his brother, Umberto and his sister, Maria. A private family service has taken place, followed by entombment at Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family, and may be placed by contacting the funeral home 745-9495 or online firstname.lastname@example.org (Arrangements entrusted to Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, Kitchener.)
TenBROECK, Robert - Passed away peacefully, at Brantford, on Tuesday, June 15, 2004, in his 85th year, formerly of Telfer Place, Paris, ON.Beloved father of Linda TenBroeck Gray and her husband Michael of Cambridge, Donna TenBroeck Fischer and her husband Wayne of Redondo Beach, California, Robert TenBroeck Jr. and his wife Inga of La Passe, ON and Laurie TenBroeck and her husband Brian Nemett of Toronto. Lovingly remembered by seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Survived by one brother Bruce TenBroeck and his wife Brenda of Niagara Falls, ON and one brother-in-law Ted Jenken.Predeceased by his parents; one sister Harriet Jenken (1988) and one brother Charles (1999).Mr. TenBroeck was a Veteran of the Second World War serving with the RCAF from 1941-1945 in Canada and the U.K. He was a member of the Port Credit Royal Canadian Legion Branch 82.Resting at Hetherington and Deans Funeral Chapel, Niagara Falls, (905) 354-5614. The funeral service will be held in the funeral chapel today, (Friday), June 18, 2004 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery.As an expression of sympathy, in memoriam contributions to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
SIDDONS, Alice Dell - Of Cambridge, on Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in her 93rd year.Alice Dinkel, beloved wife of the late George Siddons (1979). Dear mother of George and his wife Violet. Lovingly remembered by two grandchildren, Cheryl Siddons and Carla McShane and two great-grandchildren, Adam (Bud) Hastings and Kym Hastings. Predeceased by her parents, Michael and Pearl Dinkel; two brothers and one sister. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at Stoney Creek Funeral Home, 454 Highway #8, Stoney Creek, on Monday, June 21, 2004 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m.As expressions of sympathy, donations to the CNIB would be appreciated by the family.Arrangements entrusted to the Barthel Funeral Home, Cambridge, ON, 653-3251.
POLINSKY, John - Passed away suddenly at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener on Tuesday, June 15, 2004 at the age of 51. John will be forever missed by his wife and best friend Nancy Polinsky (nee Hunter). Cherished father to Barb Lawrence and her husband Sheldon and Mark Polinsky and his significant other Bonnie Banister. Special grandfather to Mathew, Christopher and Alyssa Lawrence. Dear son to Darlene Stumpf and son-in-law to Laura Hunter. Loving brother to Terry Polinsky, Suzanne Bushfield and her husband Robert, Kelly Stumpf and his wife Cheri, Steven Stumpf and his wife Candy, David Stumpf and his wife Judy and Tim Stumpf and his wife Pat. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. John is predeceased by his father, Henry Polinsky and his step-father Harrison Stumpf. Special mention to Lucky, John's best and loyal companion in life, his dog. John's family will receive family and friends at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, on Friday June 18, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel on Saturday June 19, 2004 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow at the K-W Naval Association, 315 Weber St. N., Waterloo. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be placed by contacting the funeral home at 745-9495 or through email@example.com He will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew him. "We love you"
NANASI, Franziska - Peacefully, at St. Mary's General Hospital, on Wednesday, June 16, 2004. Born in Austria March 3, 1914. Resident of Parkwood Mennonite Home. Loved and cherished mother of Rudy Nanasi (Julie), Martin Nanasi Sr., Heidi Powell (Reg Dewhurst), Giselle Holst (Howard), Fred Nanasi (Julie) and Mitzi Nanasi. Survived by grandchildren Mona Rutherford (Sean), Tina Park (Bernie), Martin Nanasi Jr., Yvette Nanasi (Dan), Dana Holst (Peter Turner), Dan Lagassie (Karen), Daniel Nanasi, Lucas Nanasi, Timothy Nanasi, Franciska Nanasi, Great-grandchildren, Jessica, T.J., Matthew, Sara, Samantha, Breanna, Sara, McKenzie and Taylor. Friends and relatives will be received at Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa Street South (at Westmount Rd.), 743-8900, on Friday, June 18, 2004 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday, June 19, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Williamsburg Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Parkwood Mennonite Home would be appreciated by the family.
HOLST, Marieta (Mrs Alfred) - Peacefully, on Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, Marieta (Boyd) Holst, in her 93rd year, formerly of St. Jacobs.Wife of the late Alfred Carl Holst (1990). Dear mother of Wayne Holst of Calgary, Alberta and Evelyn Holst of Washington, DC. Also lovingly remembered by her granddaughters Jacqui and Gina.Predeceased by her parents, one sister, Gertrude and two brothers, Cameron and Harold Boyd.At Marieta's request, cremation has taken place. There is no funeral home visitation. A memorial service for family and friends will take place at Fairview Mennonite Home, 515 Langs Drive, Cambridge, today (Friday), June 18 at 7 p.m., with Rev. Harold Brill officiating. A family interment of cremated remains will take place at St. James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs at a later date.In her memory, donations to Fairview Mennonite Home or St. James Lutheran Church, St. Jacobs would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be obtained by calling Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira, 669-2207.
FRANK, Eugene - Passed away peacefully, at his residence, Stirling Heights, in Cambridge, on Wednesday, June 16, 2004, in his 81st year. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and may be obtained by calling the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home and Chapel, 51 Benton at Church St., Kitchener at 742-4481.
FINALL, Ellen (Bunny) - Passed away, at Lanark Heights Long Term Care Centre, while surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, June 15, 2004 at the age of 95 years.Beloved wife of the late John S. Finall. Loving mother of Beryl and her husband Don Palmer, Pam and her husband Bert Ouschan. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren, Gunther, Steve, Tony, Karen, Lisa, Linda and nine great-grandchildren.Bunny was a former employee of K-mart and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 126, Cambridge. Bunny enjoyed knitting and was an avid bingo player. A Memorial Service will take place Saturday, June 19 at 11 a.m. at Coutts Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 96 St. Andrews St., Cambridge (621-1650). Reception to follow at Coutts Cottage.As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Arthritis Society.
WIGOOD, Jean (nee Roszell) - Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, June 20, 2004, at Saint Luke's Place. Jean Wigood, 97 years of age, beloved wife of the late Cecil; dear mother of Allan (Hazel) of Kitchener, Fred (Margaret) of Cambridge and the late Isabel Weiss. Dear mother-in-law of Doreen Wigood of Guelph and Melvin Weiss of Kitchener. Jean will be missed by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Mabel Lang of Kingston. Jean was a long time resident of Hespeler. Jean's family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Boulevard, Cambridge, 658-9366. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m. with interment to follow at Memory Gardens, Breslau. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to Saint Luke's Place Foundation.