November 2, 1930 to April 29, 2008
Ivan Smith of Listowel, passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday April 29, 2008. He was born 77 years ago in Listowel, a son of the late Wilfred and Velma (Bowes) Smith. Ivan was a member of Atwood Presbyterian Church, a former member and treasurer of the Atwood Lions Club and a Chartered Accountant for over 48 years. He farmed at R.R. #1 Atwood with his wife Carol (Hewitt) Smith whom he married in 1954. Ivan was the loving father of Debbie and Allan Ranta of Thunder Bay, Judy and Don Smith of R.R. #1 Atwood, Rollie and Barb of Atwood, Jeff and Pam of New Hamburg; special grandpa of Jennalyn, Janeen, Jaron, Kurtis, Emily, Troy, Brett, Mitchell, Alex, Allie and great grandpa of Ella. He will also be remembered by his sister Marlene Gibson of Point Clarke, brother-in-law and sisters-in-law Dorothy Carey of Kitchener, Bernice Sealey, Bob Hewitt, Betty Russell, Angie Claypole, Doreen Hewitt all of St. Thomas, Nina Hewitt of New Mexico and by many nieces & nephews. Ivan was predeceased by his brother Bob and his wife Helen and brother-in-law Jim Gibson. Ivan's family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home 141 John Street, Atwood, on Thursday May 1 ,2008 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Friday May 2, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Alan Barr officiating. Interment to follow in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Elma Centre Cemetery c/o Ruby Schyff R.R. #1, Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 Atwood Presbyterian Church c/o Deanne Metzloff Box 290, Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 would be appreciated and can be made by calling the funeral home at 519-356-2382 or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking the Make Donation button.