Hermann Alexander Schaak, 67, of RR 1 Calander, Ontario and formerly of Stratford passed away at the North Bay General Hospital on Tuesday, July 1, 2003. Hermann was a Tool and Die Maker by trade and worked at Humphrey Strawbridge and Blackstone in Stratford and more recently with Lofthouse Machine in Burks Falls until his retirement. Beloved husband of Gisela (Detering). Loving father of Simone Wilker and George Turford, Stratford. Grandfather of Chad Wilker, Darryl Wilker, both of Stratford and Derrick Wilker and friend Becky Treadwell, Corunna. Also survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Eric Detering, Toronto, Ben and Judy Detering, Minnesota, Karla Borysiuk, Stratford, Lothar and Janet Detering, Stratford and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a sister-in-law Ellen Detering. Family will receive friends at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Monday, July 7 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial in Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation through the funeral home. W.G. Young Funeral Home 430 Huron Street Stratford 271-7411
Mary E. ( Maggie) Hammerl
Suddenly on Thursday, October 9, 2003 in her 57th year. Dear spouse of Edward (Ted) Flint. Beloved daughter of Eileen M. Gilchrist of Burlington. Mary will be remembered by sons Josef and William and their families. Also survived by extended family Dennis Flint and Timothy Flint and their families. Predeceased by her father Frederick A. Lucken and her step-father Robert J. Gilchrist. There will be no visitation. The funeral service will be held at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Saturday, October 11, 2003 at 11 a.m. Pastor Norman Lange will officiate. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society or to St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gadshill through the funeral home. W.G. Young Funeral Home 430 Huron Street Stratford 271-7411
Passed away on Friday, December 12, 2003 at his residence RR 1 Linwood. He was born 78 years ago in Mornington Township and was the son of the late Solomon and Fannie (Kuepfer) Wagler. Aaron was a member of the Old Order Amish Faith. Beloved husband of the late Fannie (Kuepfer) Wagler who predeceased him May 21, 1998. Dear father of Catherine and husband Melvin Albrecht of RR 4 St. Marys, Eva and husband Simon Zehr of RR 1 Newton, Nancy and husband Joe W. Albrecht of RR 1 Milverton, Fannie Marie and husband Kenneth Albrecht of RR 1 Linwood. Sadly missed by 34 grand- children and 21 great- grandchildren. Also remembered by his sisters Elizabeth Wagler, Dorothy Kipfer, both of Milverton, Lydia Kuepfer of RR 4 Chesley and Catherine Kuepfer of Listowel, brothers Jake Wagler of Stratford, Menno Wagler, Joel and wife Lydiann Wagler, all of RR 1 Newton, sisters- in-law Mary Wagler of Kincardine, Katie Wagler of Brunner and Martha Kuepfer of Millbank. Aaron was predeceased by children Clara and Ezra, sister Cora (Noah) Kuepfer, brothers Enos (Mary) Wagler, Solomon Wagler and Elam (Mary) Wagler. Family and friends may call at the home of Fannie Marie and Kenneth Albrecht, Schummer Line #6097 (RR 1 Linwood) after 1 p.m. on Saturday and again Sunday. The funeral service will take place on Monday, December 15, 2003 at 12:30 p.m. Interment to follow in the 7th Line Amish Cemetery, Wellesley Township.
Mark Jutzi Funeral Home 7 Spencer Street Milverton 595-8203
Josephine (Jo) McNaughton
Josephine Mary McNaughton, age 80, passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on Tuesday, February 10, 2004. Loving mother of Wendy McNaughton of Stratford. Cherished grandmother of Heather, Rhianna, Emily and Caitlin More, all of Stratford and John Barclay, Surrey, B.C. A memorial service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, Stratford on Saturday, March 13, 2004 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Lorne Mitchell officiating. Interment in God’s Holy Acre. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Inter Pares or to the charity of one’s choice through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford. W.G. Young Funeral Home 430 Huron Street Stratford 271-7411
Mary Violet Russell, formerly of 176 Albert St., Stratford passed away at the Hillside Manor, R.R. 5 Stratford on Thursday, October 5, 2000 in her 90th year. Born in Stratford, she was a daughter of well known local architect, the late James S. Russell (1937) and his wife the late Violet M. (Winkler) Russell (1962). Violet was baptized at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church where she has been an active member all of her life. Her father designed the present church sanctuary, built in 1911, as well as the church manse, which was completed in 1908. Violet was a former member of the senior choir, the charter president of the Emily Garden Auxiliary of the Women’s Missionary Society (c.1941); a member of the Good Morning Bible Study Group and the 3F’s, formerly the Supper Club. She was an accomplished seamstress who worked for the T. Eaton Company, Greenberg's Ladies Wear and at the Wardrobe Department of the Stratford Festival. After her retirement, Violet continued to lead an active life visiting friends and as a raconteur. Friends will be received at the Heinbuck Funeral Home, 156 Albert St., Stratford on Tuesday, from 2-4 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. Andrew’s Church on Wednesday, October 11, 2000 at 11 a.m. Rev. Andrew Fullerton will officiate. Interment will be in Avondale Cemetery, Stratford. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew’s Church Building Fund through the funeral home. Heinbuck Funeral Home, 156 Albert Street, Stratford, 271-5062.
Mr. Donald Bowman MacDonald, age 85, of 245 Graff Avenue, Stratford passed away peacefully at the Stratford General hospital on Friday, April 20, 2001. He was born in Hampton, New Brunswick, son of the late Kenneth MacDonald and the former Florence Bowman. He had lived in the Maritimes until the late 1940s when he came to Stratford. He was employed in sales and later at F.A.G.Bearings until his retirement. He was a member of Central United Church, a veteran of World War II with the Canadian Army, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #8 Stratford and was very much a family man. He is the beloved husband of the late Bernice Evelyn Timm who predeceased him September 6, 1999. Loving father of Karen (MacDonald) Scott and husband Rolly of Kitchener and Heather MacDonald of Mississauga. Cherished grandfather of Michelle MacDonald and spouse John Matos. Also surviving is one sister Charlotte Madsen of New Brunswick. He was predeceased by sisters Lois, Marg and Kaye. At Donald’s request his body has been bequeathed to the University of Western Ontario School of Anatomy. The memorial service will be held at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford, on Tuesday, April 24 at 11 a.m. Rev. Cheryl-Ann Stadelbauer-Sampa will officiate. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Huron-Perth Lung Association through the funeral home. W.G. Young Funeral Home
430 Huron Street, Stratford, 271-7411
Wilda Myrtle Rennick, of 300 John Street South, Stratford, and formerly of R.R. 2, Monkton and Milverton, entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 22, 2001, in her 75th year. Born August 29th, 1926 in Listowel, she was the daughter of the late Roy Gummow and the former Florence Adair. She was a member of Monkton United Church, the Monkton Star Rebekah Lodge and Atwood Lawn Bowling Club. Beloved wife of Lorne Rennick, whom she married on September 27, 1947 in Monkton. Loving mother of Murray Rennick and his wife Ruby, of R.R. 2, monkton and Mary Lingelbach and her husband Ray of R.R. 1, New Hamburg. Cherished grandmother of Christine Rennick and her friend Paul Beuerman, Tricia and Kevin Rennick and Sara and David Lingelbach. She is also survived by a twin sister Wilma Maddess and her husband George, of Milverton; a brother Joe Gummow and his wife Betty, of Stratford; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law Wilma Gummow, Ken and Phyllis Rennick and Viola Kirkby; and several nieces and nephews and their families. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a brother John (Jack) Gummow. Relatives and friends will be recieved at the Heinbuck Funeral Home, 156 Albert St., Stratford on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Monkton United Church on Tuesday, June 26, 2001 at 2 p.m. Rev. Richard Golden will officiate. Interment will be in North Logan Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Dialysis Unit of the Stratford General Hospital, the Memorial Fund of Monkton United Church or a charity of one’s choice through the funeral home. Heinbuck Funeral Home 156 Albert Street Stratford