Murray Christian Baechler, age 65, of Mitchell and formerly of RR#1 Shakespeare, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2021. Born in South Easthope Township, son of the late Wilmer and Freida (Ropp) Baechler.
Murray farmed all of his life on the family farm at RR#1 Shakespeare until his retirement when he started spending quality time with his family. He enjoyed winters watching his grandson’s hockey games and summers at his trailer at Happy Hollow in Port Albert.
He is survived by his wife Lynn (McTavish); children Lora-Lee Simpson (Greg), Sean Collier (Danielle), Elizabeth Roth (Armand); grandchildren Christian, Jami-Lyn, Taylor, Dylan, Jameson, Jasmin, Katie, Jake, Kaleb. Brother of Gloria, Arlene and Karen Baechler, Bruce Baechler – deceased (Linda). Special uncle of Michelle, Tiffany, Amanda and their families. Chosen grandpa to Charlee and Spencer.
A family interment will be held at Sebringville Cemetery. A celebration of Murray’s life will be announced. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Diabetes Canada or the Canadian Liver Foundation through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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