Remmelt Schelhaas
July 9, 1932 – January 19, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Remmelt (Ron) Schelhaas, age 86, gone home to meet Jesus. He was born at Hoogeveen, Drenthe, The Netherlands to the late Cornelius and Trientje Schelhaas. Beloved husband for 59 years of Stephanie Schelhaas, and loving father of Conroy (Kim), Coby (Rob), Paul (Pat), Trinka (Angelo). Proud grandfather of Joseph, Benjamin, Rachel (Peter), Steph (Taber), Karis (Eric), Michelle (Matthew), William (Katherine), Trevor, Alex, Alexandra, Nina, Gabriel. Proud great grandfather of Andrew, Georgia, Simon, Weston, Payton. Loving brother of, Nimda (Femmy), Gerard (Greta), Bert (Betty), Willy, Nelly (Jaap) Predeceased by Harm (Jantje)

Family would like to thank the staff at Hillside Manor and Spruce Lodge for many years of special care. We would like to invite friends and family to a celebration of life and memories.

Friends and family will be received at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford, on Monday, January 21, from 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday at Stratford Christian Reformed Church, 190 Athlone Crescent, Stratford from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. with a reception to follow in the church hall. A private family interment will take place at Dorchester Union Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made online to World Renew ( and may be made through the funeral home. 519.271.7411

Service Information

Monday, January 21, from 7-9 p.m.
Tuesday at Church from 11-1 p.m.

Funeral Service
Tuesday, January 22, at 1 p.m.
Christian Reformed Church of Stratford
190 Athlone Crescent
Stratford, Ontario

Church Hall

Family Interment
Dorchester Union Cemetery

Memorial Donations
World Renew

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Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T7

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