Mahlon ”Mel” Brenneman, age 83, of Owen Sound and formerly of Wellesley Township, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, November 6, 2017 at Stratford General Hospital. Born in Wellesley, Township, son of the late Daniel and Lena (Gerber) Brenneman.  Predeceased by his wife Catherine (McGregor) Brenneman (2009). Beloved brother of Annie Ropp of Lisbon, Vera and Dan Lichty of Stratford, Mary Jantzi of Milverton, Dorothy and Delmar Lichti of Millbank, Earl and Marilyn Brenneman of Wellesley. Step-daughter Linda Denise Brine of Kitchener. He will be missed by Buddy his dog, 21 nieces and nephews and their families, many wonderful friends and neighbours. Special thanks to Dr. Kustec, Dr. Lussier and the 3rd floor nursing team on the surgical wing, for all their kindness and compassion they showed Mel and his family during his stay at Stratford General Hospital.  Besides his parents and wife, Mahlon was predeceased by brothers-in-law Emmanuel Ropp and Jacob Jantzi, step-son Stephen Brine, sisters-and brothers-in-law Jacqueline and Jacques (Jim) Boulais and Marie Day (McGregor). Friends and relatives may call at the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow, with interment in Rushes Cemetery (Wellesley Township). As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Stratford General Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society through the funeral home. 519.271.7411

Service Information

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

Funeral Service
Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 11 a.m.
W.G. Young Funeral Home

W.G. Young Funeral Home Reception Centre

Rushes Cemetery
1915 Hutchinson Road
Wellseley Township

Memorial Donations
Stratford General Hospital
Canadian Cancer Society

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