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  • Cindy Hamilton

    Passed away suddenly with family by her side at Listowel Memorial Hospital on March 24, 2024 at the age of 58. Beloved daughter of Velma Hamilton and the late Ron Hamilton (2023). Loving sister of Kent (Julie) Hamilton of Atwood and Kelly (Greg) Davidson of Monkton. Cherished aunt of Bryce Hamilton (Mackenzie Smith), Laci Hamilton, Cody Davidson (Amanda Diehl), Jadyn Davidson and Harley Davidson. Proud great aunt to Jackson Davidson. Predeceased by her grandparents Doug and Norma Hamilton and Frank and Ellie Crowe. She will be missed by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Cindy was loved by her family and was supported by Community Living North Perth for over 30 years. Memorial service will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Thursday March 28, 2024 at 11 AM. A private family interment will take place at Elma Centre Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Atwood Presbyterian Church, Listowel Memorial Hospital and Community Living North Perth. Online condolences may be left at Arrangements entrusted to the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood. Click below to view the service for Cindy Hamilton

  • Lois Grace Elizabeth McLean

    Of Listowel formerly of Grey Township passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital with family by her side on Wednesday March 20, 2024 in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Scott McLean (2003). Loving mother of Beverly (Dale) Rennick of Monkton, Marilyn (Rudy) Verstaeten of Listowel, Connie (Ray) Johnston of Monkton and Gwen (Larry) Schneider of Rodney. Cherished grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She will be missed by her sisters in law Doris McLean, Jean Oppenhauser and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her siblings Earl Oppenhauser, Bernice (Fred) Schneider, Blanche (Ian) McLean and brothers in law Ron McLean and Bruce McLean. Lois was a member of Calvery United Church in Listowel and will be remembered for her knitting and crocheting. Lois was a member of North Perth Seniors and enjoyed day trips, playing cards and bowling. The family would like to thank the staff at the Listowel Memorial Hospital for all the support and help during Lois’ final days. A private family interment at North Logan Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Listowel Memorial Hospital. Online condolences may be made at

  • Jurjen Vandergoot

    formerly of North Perth, went Home to be with his Lord, at Hillside Manor, Sebringville, on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late  Jeltje “Ellie” Vandergoot, whom he married in 1967.Caring father of Petra and Jelly Vandergoot of Holland, Walter and Ella Vandergoot of Atwood, Jacquelien and Bert Meijering of Trowbridge, Jelleke and Frank Sluys of Listowel, and Nienke Vandergoot and Jason Griffith of Atwood. Special Opa of Jeffrey (Riley), Robin, Toby, Janine, Dennis, Jordy (Kelly), Julian, Benjamin, Ryan (Rachel), Kimberly (Jordan), Simon, Emily, and also Pieter and Owen, both in heaven. Great-Opa of Sydney and Martha. Remembered by family near and far. Predeceased by his parents Watte and Saakje (Talsma) Vandergoot.Visitation will be held at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, Listowel, on Monday, March 18, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. The service will be live-streamed and the link available on the church and funeral home websites. Private family interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel. Memorial donations to SickKids Hospital, or Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation, would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at Below is the link to the live stream service

  • Pete van Veen

    March 16, 1932 - February 17, 2024 Of Listowel formerly of RR3 Brussels, Passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on February 17, 2024 at the age of 91. Loving husband for 68 years of Margaret van Veen. Beloved father of Brenda (Wayne) Linney of Niagara Falls, Murray (Myrna) van Veen of Edmonton, Peter van Veen (Gerry) of Merlin, Bonita (Charlie) Zammit of Malta, Douglas (Grace) van Veen of Bognor and Michael van Veen of Bluevale. Cherished grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Pete will be missed by his sisters Alie (Garfield) Lee of Gabriola Island, BC, Martha (Case) DeBoer of Goderich and brother Gerrit (the late Helen) van Veen of Brussels. Predeceased by his sister Clara Van Merkenstein and Agnes (Hank) Ten Pas of Brussels. Special thank you to the staff at Caressant Care Listowel, and to the Palliative Care team at Listowel Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held for Pete at Listowel Bible Chapel 545 Blake St E, Listowel ON N4W 3N6 on Friday February 23, 2024 at 10:30 AM. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to Gideons or Gospel for Asia. Online condolences may be left at Please click the link below to watch service

  • Lorriane Cleland-Renaud

    May 7, 1949 - February 14 , 2024 Passed away in her sleep at her Kitchener home on February 14, 2024 at the age of 74. A retired PSW who dedicated her life to helping others. She always found joy in her family, friends and sweet Yorkshire Terrier Suzy Q. She was the caring and loving mother of Jeffery (Anita) Renaud of Toronto and David (Mia) Renaud of Los Angeles. Cherished grandmother of Alicia, Sara, Marcus, Jason, Jem and Persephone, and the great grandmother of Audrey. Predeceased by her brothers Barry Cleland and Blaine Cleland. She will be dearly missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will take place on May 11 th 2024 at 1:00 PM at Brenneman Funeral Home. Interment at Elma Centre Cemetery to follow. Online condolences may be left at

  • Phyllis Hymers

    March 2, 1936- January 31, 2024 Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Huronlea Home for the Aged on Wednesday January 31, 2024 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Stewart Hymers (2004). Loving mother of Brian (Jackie) Hymers of Goderich, Barry “Toad” (Blanche) Hymers of Moorefield, Bonnie (Steven) Leith of Newry and Brenda Hymers of Wingham. Cherished grandmother of Greg (Nicole), Laura (Derek), Abby (Dennis), Cody (Amanda), Kayla (Matt), Shayne (Sheila) and Andrew (friend Dani). She will be remembered by her 13 great grandchildren. Survived by her Sister Norma Fischer, brother Allan (Mildred) Townsend, Murray Townsend, Doug (Ann) Townsend and sister-in-law Mary Ellen Townsend. Predeceased by her parents Norman and Viola Townsend, her brother Herb Townsend and brother-in-law Jack Fischer. Phyllis was a mother to many in the community and always welcomed everyone with open arms and made sure they left with a full belly. She spent lots of time volunteering with the Renegade Car Club. Friends and family will be received on Thursday February 1, 2024 from 6-9 PM at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 14 John st Atwood. Funeral service will be held on February 2, 2024 at 11 AM at the funeral home. Interment at Donegal Cemetery will be held in the spring. Rev Beth Kerr and Ruth long will be officiating. Donations may be made to Huronlea Residents Council, Atwood United Church and the Listowel Legion 259. Online condolences may be made at


    Keith McMillan of Bayfield, formerly of Seaforth and Atwood, passed away peacefully with family by his side at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital in Goderich on Wednesday December 13 th, 2023, at the age of 73. The gathering of friends and family at Elma Memorial Community Centre 251 Main St. Atwood, Ontario. On January 13 th, 2024, between 2:00 and 5:00. has been CANCELLED The service will be rescheduled for a later date. Details will be announced and placed on the Brenneman Funeral Home website. Please stay tuned.

  • Donald Robertson

    September 16, 1954 - January 1, 2024 Don Robertson of Newry, passed away suddenly at his home on January 1, 2024 at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Debbie Robertson. Loving father of Jennifer (Jason) Morgan of Dornoch, Stephanie Robertson (Jordon Skinner) of Listowel, Tyler Robertson (Celine Greig) of Clifford and the late Mathew Robertson. Cherished grandfather of Mackenzie Morgan, Kylie Morgan and Tessa Morgan. Survived by his brothers Ross (Linda) Robertson of Atwood, Ron (Barb) Robertson of Atwood, sister-in-law Lois (the late Bob) Robertson of Atwood, Linda (Les) Rock of Mitchell, brother-in-law of Ron Young (Charlene) of Stratford and mother- in- law Phyllis Young of Stratford. Don will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Don was a member of the Atwood Fire Department for 32 years and enjoyed helping at the Listowel Agricultural Society. He will be remembered for his love of auctions, raising chickens and finding a good deal. Friends and family will be received on January 4, 2024 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John St Atwood. A celebration of life will be held January 5, 2024 from 2 -5 PM with words of remembrance at 3:30 PM at the Listowel Agricultural Hall, 180 Tremaine Ave South Listowel. Donations may be made to the Atwood Lions or the Listowel Agricultural Society. Online condolences may be left at

  • Doris McCourt

    August 11, 1924- December 23, 2023 Passed away peacefully on December 23, 2023 in her 100th year. She was predeceased by her husband Cecil McCourt (1994). Loving mother of Dianne (John) Riddell, Shirley (Randy) Foerster and Doug (Karen) McCourt. Beloved by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Faith, family and friends were very important, and she will be remembered by many. As per her wishes, cremation will take place and a private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at

  • Kenneth Brenneman

    November 29, 1930- December 22, 2023 Kenneth Walter Brenneman passed away peacefully at Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence in Stratford, Ontario on December 22, 2023. Ken was born in Wellesley Township November 29, 1930, to Elmer Brenneman and Edna (Leis) Brenneman. He was in his 94" year. He is lovingly remembered by his children, Mark Brenneman of Plattsville, Ruth (Dan) Schrock of Hayward, Wisconsin, Mary (Myron) Jantzi of Brunner. Ken was blessed with 8 grandchildren, Melanie Brenneman, Martha (Aaron) Baker, Mayra (Steve) Craig, Sophia (Ty) Rook, Eric (Julia) Schrock, Tom (Danae) Schrock, Heidi (Kerry) Martin, Stephanie (Trenton) Yoder and 6 Step-grandchildren. Cherished great grandfather of 21 great grandchildren and 32 step great-grandchildren. Ken is remembered by sisters in law Twila (Cliff) Brenneman, Dolores (Art) Brenneman, Catherine (William) Kuepfer. Predeceased by his loving wife Emmalene (Nafziger) in 1995, parents Elmer and Edna Brenneman, step-father Enos Zehr, brothers Cliff Brenneman, Art Brenneman, brothers and sisters in law William Kuepfer, Arlan and Marion Erb, and son-in-law James Brubacher. Ken was a pastor and evangelist for over 50 years, preaching throughout Canada and the United States. He enjoyed auction sales and the 40 years he worked for Gerber Auctions. Ken had a passion for studying his Bible, preaching, reading, singing, Travel, word games, but most of all he loved the Lord with all his heart. Visitation will take place at Donegal Mennonite Fellowship in Donegal, 7021 Perth County Rd 147, Listowel, on December 27" from 1:30 PM — 4:30 PM, and 6:30 PM — 9:00 PM Burial will take place at Bethel Conservative Mennonite Church 3968 Perth County Line 72, Millbank at 9:30 a.m.on December 28, 2023, with the memorial service following at 11:00 a.m. at Donegal Mennonite Fellowship. As expressions of sympathy donations can be make to Christian Aid Ministries. Online condolences may be made at The funeral live stream can be viewed at the time of the funeral from the link below.

  • Mary Klassen (Wall)

    August 23, 1978- December 20, 2023 Mary Wall Klassen, Passed away at Grand River Hospital on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, after spending 45 years, 3 months, and 27 days on this earth. Loving wife of John Klassen. Beloved mother of Antonio and Bianka, Alexandra, John-Markos and Anna, Dean, Izack, Ryan, and Ariana Klassen. Cherished daughter of Katharina and the late Isaak Wall. She will be missed by her siblings, David and Margaretha Wall, Aganetha and Herman Wall, Katharina and Abram Wiebe, Cornelius and Agatha Wall, Jacob and Maria Wall, Isaak Wall, Abe and Margaret Wall, Helen and Peter Suderman, Aaron and Nancy Wall, John and Nancy Wall, Susan and Ben Neufeld and the late Isaak Wall. Daughter-in-law of Katherina and the late Jacob Klassen. Sister-in-law of Peter and Agatha Klassen, Jake and Nancy Klassen, Agatha and Henry Giesbrecht, Anna and Corny Epp, Corny and Agatha Klassen, Dave and Margaret Klassen, Henry Klassen, George Klassen and the late Tony Klassen. She will be missed and cherished by many nieces, nephews, cousins, coworkers, friends, acquaintances, and Her future grandchildren. Friends and family will be received at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John St Atwood, on Friday, December 22, 2023, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. The funeral service will be held at Donegal Mennonite Church on Saturday, December 23 at 2 PM. Interment to follow. Online condolences may be left at Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood

  • Myrtle Coghlin

    March 29, 1932- December 17, 2023 Myrtle Coghlin of Livingstone Manor and formerly of Atwood passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on December 17, 2023 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Archie Coghlin (2006). Loving mother of Carol (Leo) Hanlon of Ingersoll, Allan (Nancy) Coghlin of Atwood and Bob Coghlin of Atwood. Cherished grandmother of Adam (Katie) Coghlin, April (Ryan) Bowles, Tiffany Coghlin (Mike Cascagnette), Tatyana Coghlin, Scott Hanlon and the late Andy Coghlin. She will be missed by her great grandchildren Emersyn, Hannah, Brooklyn, Blake, Jase,Damen and Eloise. Survived by her brother Austin (Margaret) Clipperton of Walford, brother-in-law James Wilkie (Edna) of St. Thomas, sister-in-law Olive Coghlin Walsh of Listowel. Predeceased by her siblings Margaret (Wes) Jones, Jennie (Gene) Culbert, Yvonne Wilkie (Rev. Jim Van Slyke) and several in laws. Myrtle was a former member of Atwood United Church. She will be remembered for her involvement in Atwood UCW, Federated Women’s Institute, 4-H leader and avid crocheter. Myrtle raised many boxer dogs and imported and sold several Japanese Embroidery kits. Family and friends will be received on Thursday December 21, 2023 at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John St Atwood from 11 am until the time of service at 12 pm at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Elma Centre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Livingstone Manor, Listowel Memorial Hospital Palliative Care or charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be left at Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood

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