April 1, 1956 to April 8, 2019
Douglas Laidlaw – of Route 1 Atwood, passed away unexpectedly on Monday April 8, 2019 at the age of 63. Doug was a member and past president of the Perth County Cattlemen’s Association. He served as Elder at Atwood United Church and volunteered at the annual pork BBQ. Doug enjoyed reading and loved the thrill of bargain hunting at auction sales. Beloved husband of the late Susan Laidlaw who predeceased him on November 29, 2018. Loving father of Andrew Laidlaw (Sandra Archer), Melissa Bijman (Thomas), and Ryan Laidlaw. Special grandpa of Brooklyn and Autumn. Dear son of Vivien Laidlaw. Brother and brother-in-law of Sandra and Ben Wesselink, Don and Linda Laidlaw, Karen Laidlaw and Jay Schultz, Jerry and Barb Laidlaw, Rosemary Galloway and Jim Brubacher, Kevin and Anna Laidlaw, and Barb and Lyle Buchanan. Fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his father Ken Laidlaw and brother Robert Laidlaw. Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Friday April 12 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A private family service and burial in Elma Centre Cemetery will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation 255 Elizabeth Street East Listowel, ON N4W 2P5 or Atwood United Church PO Box 159 Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.