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ONTARIO - Kitchener-Waterloo - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 70

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DONAU, Eric Harold - January 19, 1921 - July 24, 2004. Eric Harold Donau, in his 84th year, passed away suddenly - but quietly, and peacefully, at his home on Lancaster St. W. in Kitchener, on Saturday July 24, 2004. Eric was the proud Father of one son and three daughters, who will miss him beyond words: Rick and his wife Kathy, Mary Lou and her husband Roy Conway, Janis and her husband Wayne Boehler, and Debby, his youngest. Deeply loved grandfather of Jason Roth and his wife Anne, Kristi and her husband Matt Robb, Sarah and her husband Scott Stemerdink, Matt Donau, Adam Boehler, Kelly Paxton and her partner Mark Solomon and Stacey Paxton and her partner Phil Saunders. Blessed with six beautiful great-grandchildren, Alex and Joel Roth, Emma and Luke Robb, Mitchell and Ellie Stemerdink. He is survived by his older sister, Helen Kaufman of Waterloo, and his younger sister, Molly Ferguson of Toronto, as well as many nieces and nephews in the Donau family. Also left to mourn are members of the Polzin family, sisters-in-law, Mary Kneebone, Rita Storer and Marian Polzin; brothers-in-law, Arthur Hammer, Joe Polzin, and Edward Polzin, along with many nieces and nephews in the Polzin family. So sadly predeceased by his cherished wife, the former Hilde Polzin, on December 8, 1997. Also predeceased by his parents, John and Marie Donau; two brothers, Harry and Ewald, and two sisters, Sophie and Ida. Eric's family emigrated from Poland in the early 1900's, and after living in Timmins, Ont. for a brief time, they settled in Kitchener, where Eric was born in 1921. He met Hilde Polzin in 1938, married her in 1940, and they shared 56 happy years together, raising their four children. He was employed by Electrohome Ltd. from 1941 until his retirement in 1986 having spent forty-five years in the furniture industry, which he loved. He was Manager of Quality Control for the renowned Deilcraft Furniture division of Electrohome, where he nurtured lifetime friendships with many of his co-workers and colleagues. His golf buddies will miss him, as will his coffee mates at Tim Horton's. Everybody loved Eric. But he was our Dad; and we, his family, with breaking hearts, will miss his spontaneous jokes, his laughter, his love of music and dance, his kindness, his understanding, and his unequivocal generosity. And we'll always remember, and never forget, his favourite phrase: "Oh Boy! Oh Boy! Here we go!" The family will receive friends at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, Wednesday July 28, 2004 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. A funeral service will follow in the chapel at 2:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Reception in the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre. Memorial donations to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation or the K-W Hospital of the Grand River Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be placed by contacting the funeral home at 745-9495 or through 1057@alderwoods.com "Thank you God, for taking him so gently into your hands."

ROSE, Benjamin - Suddenly on Friday, July 23, 2004, Mr. Benjamin Rose of Listowel, formerly of Pennsylvania, in his 45th year. Survived by his darling Patricia Steele of Listowel. Dear son of Ben and Linda Rose, and Dana Lu Rose, all of Pennsylvania. Also survived by his sister, Beth Rose; his nieces, Ariel and Trinity Rose, all of Pennsylvania, and his best friends, John and Gail Kelly of Kenilworth. Visitation will be held at the Robert Trench Funeral Home, Listowel on Tuesday (today), 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Reverend Ralph Dwarika officiating.

WITT, John - Passed away Saturday, July 24, 2004 after a courageous battle with cancer at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital. John Witt in his 71st year was the beloved husband of Mary (nee Brattan) Witt for 50 years. Loving father of John and his wife Joanne of Waterloo, Mia and her husband Richard Holz of Germany, Steve and his wife Jaime of Lynden, ON, Edye St. Hill of Barrie and Dan and his wife Anna of Kitchener. Grandpa to Steve and Nancy, Jenny, Diana, Jaclyn, Laura, Bernhard, Alexander, Brandon, Dylan and Madison. Predeceased by sister, Barbara Lenhardt. John's family received relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 749-8467. Parish prayers were held at 8 p.m. Monday evening. Prayers will be offered in the funeral home chapel at 9:30 a.m. (today) Tuesday, July 27, 2004 followed by procession to St. Anthony Daniel RC Church for funeral mass at 10 a.m. Fr. Earl Talbot officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to St. Anthony Daniel RC Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.obit411.com/1350 for John's memorial.

REINHART, Frances Elizabeth - At St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph on Sunday, July 25, 2004. Frances Elizabeth (Bruder) Reinhart in her 74th year was the beloved wife of Simon Reinhart of Guelph. She was the loving mother of Tom of Guelph, Jim and his wife Rose of Ariss, Carl and his wife Debbie of Ariss, Mary and her husband Dan Mitchell of Maryhill, David and his wife Mary Lynn of Guelph and the late Jean Draves (2002) and the late Joseph. Frances was the dear mother-in-law of Bryan Draves of Waterloo. She was the proud grandmother of Christine, Tammy, Kelly, Bill, Lisa, Jeff, Michael, Rob, Vicky, Paul, Alex, Amanda, Brett, Shane, and Luke and great-grandmother of Caitlyn, Julie, Devon and Mason. Frances was the dear sister of Sister Mary Bruder of Maryhill, Helen Dorsch of Waterloo, Herb Bruder and his wife Phyllis, Elmer Bruder and his wife Cathy, and Arthur Bruder and his wife Eva, all of Guelph and predeceased by her brother, Leo. Frances was a long time member of St. Boniface Church Choir and C.W.L. Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, Dublin Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family received friends on Monday and will receive friends (today) Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Frances will be held on Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place at St. Boniface Church, Maryhill on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at 10 a.m. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery, Maryhill. As expressions of sympathy donations to St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation or to St. Boniface Church would be appreciated by the family. (cards available at the funeral home (519-822-4731) or by email info@gilbertmacintyreandson.com). The family would like to extend special thanks to all the dedicated staff at St. Joseph's Health Centre.

MOGK, John - John Herman Mogk of R.R.# 1 Sebringville passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on Sunday, July 25, 2004 after a courageous six month battle with cancer. Born in Stratford May 10, 1947, he married his wife and best friend June (Harloff) June 12, 1970. Loving father of Jeff and Karen Mogk, Stratford and Randy Mogk, at home. Dear Poppa of Jacob and Madison. Brother of Fred, Bill, Raymond, all of R.R.# 1 Brunner; Jim, Cambridge; Roy, Mississauga; Eleanora (Dave), Kitchener; Marlene (Brian), Dublin. Predeceased by his parents, George and Hulda Mogk; two brothers, George and Henry Mogk; mother-in-law, Anna Harloff. Dear son-in-law of Robert Harloff, Spruce Lodge. Brother-in-law of Don (Ghislaine) Harloff, London; Bill Harloff, Stratford. Uncle of Jason (Deanne) Harloff, Laurie (Reid) Thornley, Shawn and Sarah Edwards, Mandy Gilbert, Katie and Joanna Feltz. Godfather of Deb McCarthy. John had been employed with Linamar Transportation for the past 3 years, was a former owner/operator with F.T.I. and enjoyed travelling the U.S. He was a member of 2nd St. John's Lutheran Church, Wartburg, was a former Sunday School Superintendent, had taught Sunday School for many years and was presently a chairman. He enjoyed snowmobiling, golfing, dancing, and was an avid Elvis fan. He was Past President of the Ellice Swampers Snowmobile Club. John will be remembered for his complete devotion to his family and faith. Friends and relatives may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Tuesday, July 27 (today), from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 2nd St. John's Lutheran Church, Wartburg on Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Pastor William Kramer officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to 2nd St. John's Lutheran Church Building Fund through the funeral home. The family expresses sincere thanks to Dr. Wayne Parsons, the nursing staff in the Palliative Care Unit, the Community Care nursing team and to dietician Paula Blagrave.

FRANCIS (FRANK) VICTOR KOEBEL
1940-2004
Passed away, suddenly, while vacationing in Branson, Missouri, on Friday, July 23, 2004, at the age of 64 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Carol Koebel (nee Hinschberger) for 41 years. Loving father of Chris (Allison) Koebel, Steve (Jennifer) Koebel, Dean (Tracey) Koebel and Derek Koebel. Proud grandfather of Justin, Ashley, Matthew and Sarah. Survived by his brothers, Bernie (Karen) Koebel of California, Albert Koebel of Toronto, and sister-in-law, Mary Koebel of Kitchener. Also survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Shirley (Louis) Nowak, Theresa (Wayne) Grant, Helen Renaud, Janet (Roger) Dupuis, Philip Jr. (Betty) Hinschberger, Martina Hinschberger, and Diane (Bud) Dietrich. Predeceased by his parents, Charles and Loretta Koebel; brother, Gerry Koebel and brother-in-law, Albert Hinschberger. Frank was employed by Raytheon Canada for 44 years. He was an avid musician, woodworker and fisherman. He touched many with his musical talent and ability and also passed this love and talent for music to his children. Friends are invited to share their memories of Frank with his family during visitation at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo (today) Tuesday, July 27, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The parish prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 8:45 p.m. A morning prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at 9:15 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Louis RC Church, 53 Allen St. E., Waterloo at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Edward Sheridan as celebrant. In Frank's memory donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family and can he arranged through the funeral home at 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com. I Have a Place in Heaven Please don't sing sad songs for me. Forget your grief and fears. For I am in a perfect place, Away from pain and tears. I am far away from hunger, And hurt and want and pride, I have a place in Heaven, With the Master at my side. My life on earth was very good, As earthly lives can go. But paradise is so much more Than anyone can know. My heart is filled with happiness And sweet rejoicing too, to walk with God, is perfect peace, A joy forever new.

GUENTHER, Donald John - We give thanks for the gift of our special husband, dad and grandfather who passed away peacefully, surrounded by his wife and family, after a courageous battle with Cancer, on Sunday, July 25, 2004 at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital. Don Guenther 70 years of age, was the beloved husband of Shirley (nee Schmidt) Guenther his pride and joy for over 50 glorious years. Loving father of Michael and his wife Debbie, Bruce and his wife Kim, Linda and her husband Glenn Wilkinson all of Kitchener and Theresa Guenther and her partner Bruce Lepp of Plattsville. Dear grandpa of Darren, Dale, Dustyn, Christopher, Elysia, Brett and Rachel. Dear brother of Bill and friend Pauline, Carl, Carol Baker and husband Paul and Jean Flynn and friend Dan, all of Kitchener. Don will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by son, Christian (1983); parents, Leander and Ida Guenther; brother, Jack and sister, Mary. As well he leaves behind many cherished family and life long friends. Dad worked at General Springs Products now Lear Corporation for 30 years; he retired at 49 years young. He then became part owner of the Lottery Booth (1981-1995) where he won a courtesy award. Dad was a member of the R.C.L Waterloo Branch #530 where he enjoyed playing billiards, solo, euchre and rummy. He also loved to play golf. The place Dad loved the most was his summer retreat at Sauble Beach where he shared many good times with family and friends. Don's family received relatives and friends on Monday and will again receive friends and relatives (today) Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 749-8467. Funeral service, 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church (49 Queen St. N., Kitchener). Pastors Frank Haggarty, Eric Reble and Jack Fearnall officiating. Interment Memory Gardens Cemetery followed by a reception at the church. As expressions of sympathy, donations to E.L.C.I.C Global Food for Children would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). "To live is to live for the Lord. To die is to be with the Lord. " Remember "Don's OK." Visit www.obit411.com/1349 for Don's memorial.

DONAU, Eric Harold
January 19, 1921 - July 24, 2004
Eric Harold Donau, in his 84th year, passed away suddenly - but quietly, and peacefully, at his home on Lancaster St. W. in Kitchener, on Saturday July 24, 2004. Eric was the proud Father of one son and three daughters, who will miss him beyond words: Rick and his wife Kathy, Mary Lou and her husband Roy Conway, Janis and her husband Wayne Boehler, and Debby, his youngest. Deeply loved grandfather of Jason Roth and his wife Anne, Kristi and her husband Matt Robb, Sarah and her husband Scott Stemerdink, Matt Donau, Adam Boehler, Kelly Paxton and her partner Mark Solomon and Stacey Paxton and her partner Phil Saunders. Blessed with six beautiful great-grandchildren, Alex and Joel Roth, Emma and Luke Robb, Mitchell and Ellie Stemerdink. He is survived by his older sister, Helen Kaufman of Waterloo, and his younger sister, Molly Ferguson of Toronto, as well as many nieces and nephews in the Donau family. Also left to mourn are members of the Polzin family, sisters-in-law, Mary Kneebone, Rita Storer and Marian Polzin; brothers-in-law, Arthur Hammer, Joe Polzin, and Edward Polzin, along with many nieces and nephews in the Polzin family. So sadly predeceased by his cherished wife, the former Hilde Polzin, on December 8, 1997. Also predeceased by his parents, John and Marie Donau; two brothers, Harry and Ewald, and two sisters, Sophie and Ida. Eric's family emigrated from Poland in the early 1900's, and after living in Timmins, Ont. for a brief time, they settled in Kitchener, where Eric was born in 1921. He met Hilde Polzin in 1938, married her in 1940, and they shared 56 happy years together, raising their four children. He was employed by Electrohome Ltd. from 1941 until his retirement in 1986 having spent forty-five years in the furniture industry, which he loved. He was Manager of Quality Control for the renowned Deilcraft Furniture division of Electrohome, where he nurtured lifetime friendships with many of his co-workers and colleagues. His golf buddies will miss him, as will his coffee mates at Tim Horton's. Everybody loved Eric. But he was our Dad; and we, his family, with breaking hearts, will miss his spontaneous jokes, his laughter, his love of music and dance, his kindness, his understanding, and his unequivocal generosity. And we'll always remember, and never forget, his favourite phrase: "Oh Boy! Oh Boy! Here we go!" The family will receive friends at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, Wednesday July 28, 2004 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. A funeral service will follow in the chapel at 2:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Reception in the Ratz-Bechtel Family Centre. Memorial donations to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation or the K-W Hospital of the Grand River Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be placed by contacting the funeral home at 745-9495 or through 1057@alderwoods.com "Thank you God, for taking him so gently into your hands."

BOTT, Mrs. Cora - Of Belleville and formerly of Kitchener, Ontario, passed away at Westgate Lodge, Belleville, on Sunday, July 25, 2004, in her 83rd year. Dear wife of the late Mr. Ray Bott. Loving mother of Mrs. Ruth (Rae) Roes of Belleville; Paul (Shirley) Bott; John Bott and Mrs. Lois (Don) King, all of Waterloo. Mrs. Bott was also loved by eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one son, Walter Bott. Visitation at the Steele Funeral Home, 30 Moira Street West, (613-968-2273), Belleville, tonight (Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. On Wednesday, July 28, there will be visitation at the Dreisinger Funeral Home in Elmira. from 1 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Elmira Union Cemetery. Memorial Contributions to either The Alzheimer Society or to the Gideons would be appreciated by the family.

PLUMSTEAD, Donald - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Donald Anderson Plumstead of Paris, peacefully in his sleep, on Tuesday, July 27, 2004, in his 82nd year. Predeceased by his loving wife and best friend Mabel Taylor (1994). He leaves to mourn his loving and beloved children, Donald Jr. and his wife Bernadette of Paris, Peter and his wife Janet of Woodstock and Jeff and his wife Barb of Brantford; dearest Papa of six grandchildren, Adam, Katie, Sarah, Charlotte, Andrew and Connor; also survived by his beloved brother, Stuart and his wife Ruth of Paris and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters, Ada Marshall, Lottie Mabee, Merle Mills and brother, Bill. Don was born in Reidsville in 1922. He served with the R.C.A.F. overseas during the Second World War. He and Mabel married in 1950 and settled in Paris where they raised their sons and he ran his business as a building contractor of family homes and industrial commercial buildings in and around the Paris area. A kind and gentle man, he valued his family, friends and nature. An avid reader, especially of history and Dickens, he was a teacher and mentor to his children and grandchildren. In his senior years he graciously accepted the loss of his vision and filled his days with audio books from the C.N.I.B. and Paris Public Library. Friends will be received at the Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 184 Grand River St. N., Paris on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Friday, July 30 at 1:30 p.m. Interment Paris Cemetery. The family gratefully request in lieu of flowers that donations be made in his honour to the Paris Public Library or the C.N.I.B. Wm. KIPP 442-3061.

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