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Derek Nind

July 3, 1934 to June 3, 2022

Derek Nind passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital On June 3, 2022 at the age of 87 surrounded by love. Beloved husband and high school sweetheart of Shirley (Cleland) Nind whom he was with for 64 years. Loving father and granddad of Jackie Campbell (Al deceased 2012) and their children Drew (Kirsten), Sydney and Natalie; Tom (Carrie-Ann) Nind and their children Jesse, Meadow, Sawyer and Piper; Judi (Rick) Stahl and their children Oliver (Kailyn), Darby and Cooper. Cherished GG to Hanna, Brooks and Kennedy. Fondly remembered by his half-sister, Janny Boomsma, half-brother Mike Nind, sister-in-law Mary Colquhoun-Nind and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father Stanley Nind and mother Margery (Ratcliffe) Nind and brothers Forbes and Paul. “Dake” had strong life-long involvement in the communities of Monkton, Atwood and Listowel. He was particularly pleased with being instrumental in the creation of the North Perth Minor Soccer Association and the Lions Club of Atwood as well as his involvement with the service work of the Listowel Kinsmen and K40. He also served on the Boards of the Listowel Police Services and Listowel Maitland Terrace. He was an active member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Listowel. Derek enjoyed playing hockey and baseball, coaching many teams over the years including the Listowel District Secondary School soccer program for 28 years as well as the L.D.S.S. girls field hockey program. Derek enjoyed every minute of a teaching career that spanned 38 years starting in Monkton and then continuing at Atwood Public School, Listowel Central Public School and Listowel District Secondary School until his retirement in 1992. His favourite pleasures were garnered from his family life. In keeping with Derek's wishes, cremation will take place. Visitation will be held at the Elma Memorial Community Centre, Atwood on Wednesday June 8, 2022 from 2-5 p.m and 6-8 p.m. A memorial service to celebrate Derek's life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel on Thursday June 9, 2022 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ernie Naylor officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. The service will be livestreamed, and the link will be available on the Funeral Home website. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation, Knox Presbyterian Church Listowel or a Children's charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) To view the funeral service, please click on the link below:


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