Keith Kells, age 89, of Stratford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Hillside Manor. Born in Mitchell, son of the late Moore and Rose (Wilhelm) Kells. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen Margaret Lorentz, April 5, 1988. Survived by his children; Michael Kells and wife Sandra, Jack Kells and his step-children Robert Riepert and wife Shirley, Marlene Ruby, Shirley Malcho and husband John, Patricia Schmitz and husband Hank. Proud grandfather of 22 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. Keith will be remembered by his siblings, Robert Kells and wife Irene, Glen Kells and wife Joan, David Kells and his sister-in-law Nessie Kells. Besides his parents and his wife, Keith was predeceased by his brother Earl Kells and sister Joyce McKenzie and husband George, his step-daughter Connie Hartung and husband Ronald, his son-in-law Albert Ruby and daughter-in-law Janet Kells. The family would like to sincerely thank Dr. Greg Kenyon, the nurses and staff at Hillside Manor for the wonderful care and compassion given to Keith. Family and friends may call at the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Knox Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Mitchell). In lieu of flowers, and as expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Perth County or a charity of ones choice through the funeral home. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 11 a.m.
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