Sebben BruceSEBBEN, Bruce Edward  -  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 Dorothy Sebben.

Loving father of Annie (Kevin), Tommy (Kristi), Austin and Tessa. Proud grandfather to Jillian and Maxwell.

Bruce is survived by his brothers Lorne, Jim (Judy) and Rob (Ruby). Uncle Bruce will be fondly remembered by Jen (Keith), Jimmy (Krista), Mike (Christina), Lindsay (Mike), Sandra (Roger), Jill (Matt), Andrew (Lindsay), Robbie, Gary (Danielle), many loving cousins, as well as his faithful cat Garfunkle.


MARTIN, Ruby (Brubacher)  -  Passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of the late Melvin Martin (2015).

Dear mother of Audrey (Mrs. Edgar) Gingrich, Murrel and Mary, Robert and Elizabeth, and Elaine, all of Drayton, Calvin and Pauline of Elmira, Neil and Jean of Drayton, Harold and Miriam of Moorefield, Gary and Carolyn of Drayton, and Dennis and Christine of Alma. Fondly remembered by 35 grandchildren and 57 great-grandchildren.


Mattson JacquelineMATTSON, Jacqueline  -  Died at home on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in the loving care of her family.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph Mattson.  

Loving mother of Harald and his partner Janet Thompson of Kitchener; Peggy Smith and her husband Bruce Horne of Wolfe Island, Kristine and her husband Mark Schumacher of Waterloo, Peter and his wife Jane of Toronto, Mark and his wife Nora Osbaldeston of Toronto, Dr. Ingrid Mattson and her husband Amer Aatek of London, and Joey Mattson (deceased).


Pronk JustinPRONK, Justin Beaudry  -  Passed away suddenly at home on July 26 2017.

Loving son of Kathy and the late Jim(2013). Dear brother of Chantelle(Brandon) and Bronsen. Grandson of Anne and the late James Mulvey(2012) and Wihelmina and Michael Pronk Sr.

Justin will be remembered by many aunts, uncles and cousins. He will be missed by his friends and his pets Stella and Ziggy.


Sturrock JamesSTURROCK, (James) Marvin  -  Passed away at Guelph General Hospital on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in his 70th year. 

Marvin was the beloved husband of Glenniss. 

He was the dear brother in law of Florence 'Tootsie' Black, Garry Morgan (Luanne Hartman), Carolynn Seeley (David) and step brother of John Hamilton. Marvin will also be fondly remembered by many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.


Reitzel TriciaREITZEL, Tricia (nee Mahaffy)  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the age of 58.

Beloved wife of the late Max (2008). Loving mother of Winnie Reitzel (John Nesbitt).

Dear sister of Michele Mahaffy and Joseph Pendleton (Edie). Step-daughter of Don Codner (Lois Peters). Niece of Terry, Jess, Barb and Elizabeth Noll.


Bolton RobertBOLTON, Robert 'Bob' Edwin Arthur  -  Bob passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington on July 25,      2017, due to complications from diabetes and kidney disease.        

He leaves his loving wife, Denise, and two sons; Steve and Geoff; two grandsons, Isaiah and Kody.

Predeceased by his father, Elwood, his mother, Mildred and his brother Gord (2009). Bob is survived by his   brother Peter, of Rockwood and sister Charlene (Denzil) of Pembroke. He is also fondly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews.        


DORSCHT, William (Bill) Herbert  -  Passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 79.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 7- 9 p.m. at the Henry Walser funeral home, Kitchener.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the MS Society- Waterloo Chapter or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.





JOHNSON, Eileen  -  Passed away peacefully at Hilltop Manor, Cambridge on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the age of 91 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Daniel Johnson. Loving step-mother of Shirley Davis.

Survived by her brother Herb Bechtel, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Predeceased by her sisters Lorraine Hubbard, Mildred Patterson, Hazel Thomson, Louise Bechtel and Jessie Wagner.


Coupal ArthurCOUPAL, Arthur Terrence (Terry)  -  After a valiant struggle with cancer for three years, Arthur Terrence (Terry) Coupal passed away peacefully at Hospice Wellington with his loving wife and best friend Marilyn (Crispin) Coupal and extended family by his side on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the age of 74.  

He will be remembered by his loving family – nephews Roch (Louise) Giguere and Peter (Nancy) Giguere of North Bay, niece Rhonda Giguere (Colleen) of Ottawa, brother-in-law John (Pat) Crispin of Mount Forest, sisters-in-law Jean (Nick) Kuipers of Kingsville, Linda Crispin of Kitchener and Jackie Crispin of Harriston, 10 Crispin nieces and nephews, 19 great nieces and nephews, and 6 great-great niece and nephews.


MITCHELL, Jody  -  Passed away quietly at St. Mary’s Hospital in the morning of July 25th, 2017, at the age of 55.

Beloved father of Ben and Jake.

Son of the late Robert Wallace Mitchell and Bernice Evelyn (Reid) Mitchell. Brother to Steve, Sharyn, Tim, Traci, Kevin and Jill.


Sieling DouglasSIELING, Douglas Edward  -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at St. Mary’s General Hospital, at the age of 79 years.

Beloved husband of Magdeline (Ellig) Sieling, of Elmira, for 58 years.

Dear father of Dennis Sieling of Kitchener, Donna (Roger) Cormier of Elmira, Cindy (David) Gingrich of Elmira, and Dwayne Sieling (Julie Klitsguard) of Kitchener. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Shanna (John), Lindsay (Filip); Kyle, Krystal, Kaitlyn; Justin, Michelle (Todd); Jamie, and Jade; and by his great-grandchildren Avery, Taelyn, Arianna, Kaylee, Logan, and Luke.


Schelling MichaelSCHELLING, Michael  -  Was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Forest Heights LTC, Kitchener at the age of 84.

Survived by his beloved wife, Lilli (Mohr), his children Christine (Andrew) Weidmann, Robert (Tracy) Schelling and his cherished grandchildren Eric and Coryn Schelling and Thomas and Nicholas Weidmann.

Michael will also be remembered by his dear brother Martin (Marie) Schelling, nephews and nieces and also his cousins in Germany.

Predeceased by his parents, John and Maria Schelling, brother, John Schelling, sister, Maria Schubert and brother in law, Albert Schubert.


Reynolds GilbertREYNOLDS, Gilbert 'Dean'  -  Died peacefully, surrounded by family and loved ones, at Groves Memorial Hospital on the morning of Tuesday July 25. He was eighty-four years old.

Loving husband to Berniece Joanne (née Riddell), devoted father of Debbie (Athol), Dwight(Dana) and Derek, and proud grandfather of Jesse, Tyler, Torrie, Samuel, Callie, Jenna and Owen.

Brother of Lynda (Ted) Usher, brother-in- law to Jack (Karen) Riddell and Libby (John)Shackleton, and uncle to Jenny-Lyn, Ken, Kevin, Krista, Karen and Sarah.

Predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Edith (née Davis).


Rice PaulRICE, Paul Edward  -  Passed away peacefully at Groves Memorial Hospital on July 25 2017.

Loving husband of the late Helen(2014). Beloved father of Lynda(Clive) Russell of Ajax and Brian of Toronto. Dearest Papa to Sylvia, Myriam and Olivia. 

Dear brother of Sandra(John) Martin, Julie(Peter) Kozak and the late Peter Rice.


Crawford WayneCRAWFORD, Wayne Alexander  -  Passed away suddenly at the age of 60 on July 24, 2017, at his home in Guelph, Ontario. 

He is survived by his mother Marylin Crawford, his long time companion Sheila Windsor, son Dave Crawford, daughter Morgan Harron, daughter Patricia Ennis, son Chris Crawford, daughter Jaymie-lee Whitby, grandchildren; Logan, Savannah, Kayla, Cadence, Hadrian, Kinsley, Sawyer, Gryphon, Adanna, Obinna, Jayelia, his brothers, sister and many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his father Alec Crawford.


Jeans FlorenceJEANS, Florence 'Floss' Margaret Jeans (nee Clough)  -  Passed away peacefully at the Village of Riverside Glen on Monday, July 24, 2017 in her 99th year.  

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert 'Bob' Jeans (2000).        

Loving mother of Dr. Mary Ellen Jeans and Guy Jeans (Marlene). Proud grandmother of her cherished grandaughter Kalene. 

Floss is predeceased by her two sisters, Gladys Hill and Emily Ayerst.


Everett CindyEVERETT, Cynthia 'Cindy' Marie  -  Peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Monday, July 24th, 2017. 

Cindy (Marshall) Everett cherished wife of Al Everett for 42 years.           

Proud mother of Sarah (Rory Blaney) of Hamilton and Blair of Guelph. 

Devoted sister of Greg (Joan) of London, Scott (Julie) of Maryhill, Brett (Christine) of Guelph and Blake (Jodie) London. Always remembered by her sister-in-law Alicia Wright.  Loving aunt of Melissa, Chad, Donnie, Brian, Tommy, Alyssa, Brooke, Courtney, Nicole, Victoria, Bretton, Cassidy, Camryn and her special Jackson. 


Wittie DorothyWITTIE, Dorothy Annabelle (nee Ruthven)  -  Passed away with family by her side at Innisfree House on Monday, July 24, 2017 in her 99th year.

Beloved wife of the late Clarence (1998). Loving mother of Sheila and David (Sue). Proud and doting Grandma of Cara (Chad Kieswetter), Ryan Wittie (Kate) and Nylan Wittie and great-grandmother of Nicole, Hannah, Jacob and Konrad.

Predeceased by her 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Aunt Dotty will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.


Hall FrankHALL, Frank Larry  -  With great sadness, the family announces that Frank passed away suddenly, after a brief illness on Monday, July 24, 2017 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital at the age of 55. 

He is survived by his children Leigha (Greg), Eric, Natasha, and Steven and grandchildren Jayden and Alivia.  Predeceased by granddaughter Addison. 

Beloved son of Joan Seeley (Bart) and Frank Hall Sr. Cherished brother of Sandra 'Sam', Leann (Don), and Jocelyn (Dan). He will also be missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and his best friend Eddy.


Robertson JamieROBERTSON, Jamie Edward  -  With heavy hearts and profound sadness we announce the unexpected passing of Jamie on Monday, July 24, 2017 at the age of 37.

The pride of Jamie's life was his daughter Jasmine Ava. Loving son to Ted and Cheryl Robertson, dear brother to Carley (Paul) Park and special uncle to Brayden and Ethan.

Jamie will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his many aunts, uncles, extended family and friends.

We are able to take comfort in knowing that he has been reunited with his father Ted.


Robertson TheodoreROBERTSON, Theodore 'Ted' Edward  -  With profound sadness we announce the passing of Theodore Edward Robertson 'Ted'. Ted passed away on July 24th peacefully after a brief, second courageous battle with cancer, at Grand River Hospital with his family by his side.

Ted was a loving, devoted husband and best friend to Cheryl for 44 years.

Loving father to Carley (Paul) Park and Jamie. Proud Papa to Brayden, Ethan and Jasmine.

Ted will missed by his sister Jacalyn (Laverne) and brother Richard (Mary). Ted was predeceased by his sister Sandra (Cam). Ted will also be missed by many nieces and nephews and many brothers in law and sisters in law.


Keais JohnKEAIS, John Brian  -  Passed away peacefully at home on July 24, 2017 at the age of 71.

Beloved husband of Carol for 50 years. Loving Dad of Joanne Keais(Dwight French) and the late John Charles(1998). Special Papa of Tyler and Ryan. He will be fondly remembered by Aidan, Abbey and Ray.

John will be missed by his sisters Sandy(Noel) and Ann(Neil), brother Wayne(Kathy), sister-in-law Debbie(Garry) and brothers-in-law Russ(Frankie) and Jim(Nicky). He will be remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by sister Darlene and brother-in-law Ted.


Wilke RudolphWILKE, Rudolph Gernot  -  At 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 (Keith) along with nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be take place on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 106 Morgan Street, Stratford.


WILHELM, Mary Gertrude (Cusler)  -  (June 15, 1920 – July 23, 2017)  -  At her residence, Greenwood Court, Stratford. 

Beloved wife of the late Nelson Wilhelm who predeceased her on October 9, 2000. 

Mary was also predeceased by her 2 sons Ross Wilhelm (2014) and Dale Wilhelm (2015). Survived by her daughters-in-law Anne Wilhelm and Nancy Wilhelm. Cherished grandmother to Marianne (Doug) Snyders, Jeanette (Stu) Tessmer, Jessie (Andrew) Young, David (Jessie) Wilhelm, Jonathan Wilhelm, Marilyn (Dale) Bundscho, Howard (Jane) Wilhelm, Charles Wilhelm, Donald(Leah) Wilhelm and 16 great-grandchildren.


MILLER, James Edward  –  Passed away peacefully on Sunday July 23, 2017 at the Stratford General Hospital.  Jim Miller of New Hamburg and formerly of New Dundee in his 75th year.

Dear father of Randy & Natalie of Stratford and Troy & Wayne of Richmond Hill. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Robbie, Avery, & Riley. 

Survived by his brothers David & Eleanor, Howard & Karen all of Kitchener and by his sister Mary & Robert Walters of Nelson, B.C.

Predeceased by his parents Norman & Eleanore (Haas) Miller.