August 29, 1926 to September 11, 2019
Wilma Maddess – formerly of Milverton, passed away peacefully at Cedarcroft Retirement Home, Stratford on Wednesday September 11, 2019 at the age of 93. Wilma was a member of St. Paul’s United Church, Milverton and a former member of the Atwood Chapter of the Rebekah Lodge No. 343. Beloved wife of the late George Maddess who predeceased her in 2002. Loving mother of Jean (Clayton) Baillie, Jim Maddess (deceased 1980) (Monique), Wayne Maddess, Don (Pam) Maddess, Marilyn Maddess (Jerry Ropp), and Bob Maddess (deceased 2017). Grandmother of Trevor (deceased 2017) (Candice), Jeff (Bonnie), Michael (Donna), Cassidy (Janette), Kevin (Cathy), Amy, Jennifer (Todd), Kimberly (Jennings) and several great-grandchildren. Sister of Joe Gummow and sister-in-law of Barb Gummow. Remembered and loved by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Roy and Florence (Adair) Gummow, great-grandson Cole, brother Jack, sister Wilda and her husband Lorne Rennick and sister-in-law Betty Gummow. Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Sunday September 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Monday September 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Brian Hymers officiating. Interment in Donegal Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Heart and Stroke Foundation 1373 Victoria Street N. #2 Kitchener, ON N2B 3R6 or Canadian Cancer Society 536 Huron Street Stratford, ON N5A 9Z9 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.