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Obituaries

Annemarie Hausleitner

Annemarie Hausleitner
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mom, mother-in-law and Oma, Mrs. Annemarie Hausleitner, on Tuesday August 22, 2017 surrounded by her family. Annemarie is dearly loved by her husband Willi and her three daughters, Susan (Andy), Shirley (Paul) and…

James Bohan

James Bohan
James Peter Bohan, age 25, passed away suddenly at home on August 20, 2017. James was born in Stratford, May 30, 1992. He was a graduate of St. Michael Secondary School and was currently attending Conestoga College. He enjoyed art and drawing, video games and spending time with his friends…

Richard Koch

Richard Koch
Richard John Koch, age 27, of Stratford, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at his residence. Born in Stratford, cherished son of Kenneth Koch and the late Eunice (Doerr) Koch (Feb 2017), and loving brother of Emily and Carrie Koch. Richard will be remembered by his many…

Michael McIlroy

Michael McIlroy
Michael Edward McIlroy, age 73, of Stratford passed away suddenly at the Stratford General Hospital on August 20, 2017. Mike was born in Stratford, January 2, 1944, son of the late Hugh and Bernice (Dunseith) McIlroy. Beloved husband of Sheila (Wilkinson). Loving father of Stephanie Famme…

Robert Kant

Robert Kant
Robert Ernest Otto Kant, age 101, passed away peacefully at Greenwood Court, Stratford on August 19, 2017. Robert was born in South Algoma Township, son of the late Theodore and Emily (Miller) Kant. Predeceased by his first wife Marion, by his second wife Kathleen, 6 brothers and 4 sisters.…

Steve DeBoer

Steve DeBoer
Siebe “Steve” DeBoer, age 70, of St. Marys and formerly of Lakeside, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Born in Burum, Netherlands, son of the late Bonne and Trijntje (Knot) DeBoer. True love and soulmate of Monica (Homan)…

Kathleen Wadsworth

Kathleen Wadsworth
Kathleen (Kay) Wadsworth, in her 104th year, passed away peacefully at Ritz Villa in Mitchell with her daughters by her side, on July 26, 2017. Born in Welland, moved to Montreal and then back to St Catharines and Niagara Falls. Predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years Albert…

Thomas Jepson

Thomas Jepson
Thomas Walter Jepson, age 71, of Woodstock passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on August 11, 2017. Tom was born in Stratford, July 18, 1946, son of the late John and Pearl (Lingard) Jepson. Loving husband of the late Judith Carolyn (Brodhagen) who predeceased him April…

Florence Clifford

Florence Clifford
At Toronto Grace Hospital on August 8, 2017. Florence Clifford, in her 94th year. Born in West Zorra Township, daughter of the late Joseph and Hannah Clifford (nee O’Flaherty). Flo was a lady of strong faith and incredible generosity. She was predeceased by her sisters Helen, Marie, Anna,…

Marina Weston

Marina Weston
Marina Prinos Weston lost her battle to cancer on July 30, 2017 in Stratford, ON at the age of 67. Marina is survived by her husband Edward Weston of 25 years, her 2 children Christina and David, son in law Tyler, daughter in law Caroline and her 4 grandchildren, Owen and Kate McNaughton,…

Frank Flood

Frank Flood
Frank Edward Flood, age 80, of Stratford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Born in Stratford, son of the late Clarence Flood and the former Elsie May Hope. Beloved husband of 62 years to Catherine Flood (nee Evans). Loved father of Catherine Hishon (Wayne Cole) and Bradley…

K. Lorna Isaacs

K. Lorna Isaacs
Kathleen Lorna Isaacs, age 97, formerly of Bayfield and London, passed away peacefully at McCarthy Place, Stratford on August 6, 2017. Lorna was born in Bradford, England daughter of the late Herbert and Ada Greenwood and came to Canada in 1949. Predeceased by her first husband Reginald…

Betty Schmidt

Betty Schmidt
Betty Jean Schmidt (nee Phillips) passed away at Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell on August 6, 2017 in her 90th year. She was predeceased by her husband George in 2007, by a great grandson in 2015 and by 1 sister and 1 brother. She is survived by her three children, Pamela Reeve (David),…

Irene Dench

Irene Dench
Irene Dench, age 93, of Stratford passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, daughter of the late Robert Rae and the former Catherine McWatt. Beloved mother of Elaine McMullan, Diane Dench and Kimberley Dench. Loving grandmother of Shona Dunseith (Glen), Michael…

Marg Kelly

Marg Kelly
Marg Kelly, age 85, of Stratford, passed away suddenly at her residence on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Born in Stratford, daughter of the late Herbert and Lillian (Appel) Tew. Predeceased by her husband Ronald George Kelly (March 2008). Loving mother of daughter Kathy Nigro (Jamie), Jim…

Peggy Rowe

Peggy Rowe
Peggy Susan Rowe, age 57, of Mississauga, passed away suddenly Monday, July 31, 2017 at her home. Born in Belleville, loving daughter of Douglas Rowe and the late Enid (Lakeman) Rowe. Peggy is survived by her two sisters; Julie Rowe and Janet Elliott, sister-in-law to Scott Elliott and a…

Eric McFadden

Eric McFadden
Eric Robert McFadden, age 81, of Stratford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Stratford General Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Stratford, son of the late Roy and Carrie (Steinacker) McFadden. Survived by his true love and soul mate Doreen (Puschelberg)…

Rudolph Wilke

Rudolph Wilke
Rudolph Gernot Wilke, age 76, of Stratford, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Monday, July 24, 2017. Born in Germany, son of the late Hans and Ruth (Schwarze) Wilke. Survived by his two sisters, Gerlinde Pankonin and husband Werner and Marlene McFarlane and husband…

Bruce Sebben

Bruce Sebben
Bruce Edward Sebben, on the morning of July 26, 2017. Bruce passed away peacefully with family by his side. After a hard fought battle with diabetes and associated ailments, Bruce left us at Stratford General Hospital. Predeceased by his partner Nancy Femia (2002) and parents Jim and…

Lorne Ellah

Lorne Ellah
Lorne William Ellah, age 81, of Stratford passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on July 23, 2017. Beloved husband of Janice Kieswetter-Ellah (Voisin). Loving father of Tania Asselstine, Todd Ellah (Raquel), Karen Green (Robert), Carla McKay (Michael). Grandfather of Noah,…