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- Aileen Gillis
May 4, 1924 - May 26, 2023 Formerly of Newry, passed away peacefully at Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus on Friday May 26, 2023 at the age of 99. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Gillis. Loving mother of Su Gillis and Nancy (Mark) Chambers. Cherished grandmother of Melanie (Jeremy) Thompson and Jessica (Bob Smith) Chambers. She will be lovingly remembered by her great grandchildren Joshua and Leah Thompson. Predeceased by her brothers Elwood (Margaret) Danbrook and Grant (Pat) Danbrook. Funeral services will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, May 30th, 2023 at 11 AM. Following the Interment at Donegal Cemetery, refreshments will be served back at the Presbyterian church. Memorial Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. The family would like to thank the nursing staff of Groves Memorial Community Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home Atwood.
- Wayne Sluys
January 12,1939 - May 20, 2023 Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at home on Saturday May 20, 2023 at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Corrie Sluys who he was married to for 61 years. Loving father of Gerry (Wilma) Sluys of Chepstow, Jacqueline (Ron) Knop of Bluevale, Wen (Alison Clark) Sluys of Clinton, Frank (Jelleke) Sluys of Listowel, Mark Sluys of Listowel and Ed (Jennifer) Sluys of Richmond Hill. Cherished grandfather of 20 and 11 great grandchildren. Survived by 1 brother in the Netherlands, 1 sister in the Netherlands and 1 sister in Australia. Predeceased by his 4 brothers, grandson Owen Sluys and grandson-in-law Adam Sinclair. Wayne, along with Corrie started farming in the Netherlands in 1965 and emigrated to Canada in 1989 and continued to farm in Canada until 2011. Wayne continued to be involved in the farm. Family and friends will be received on Thursday May 25, 2023 from 10 am until the time of the service at Listowel Evangelical Missionary Church, Listowel. Funeral Service will be at 11 AM. Memorial donations may be made to Listowel Memorial Hospital, Ronald McDonald House, or charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home Atwood. Click the link below to view the funeral live stream. https://youtube.com/live/v0UNHepmFaw?feature=share
- Elvey Rock
of RR3 Monkton, passed away at his home at the age of 84. He was born on March 6th, 1939 to the late Christian and Gladys (French) Rock in Logan Township. He married the love of his life, Edythe (Rinn) in 1960 and had two daughters, Joanne Foster (Dave) and Jennifer Rock. Elvey enjoyed many years farming in Elma Township and working off the farm doing carpentry, welding and working at the Maple Leaf Chicken Hatchery at Monkton and New Hamburg. He enjoyed all the custom combining that he did for other local farmers. He loved being in the sky flying airplanes or motorbiking any chance that he could. Elvey and Edythe enjoyed many motorhome adventures with the Ausable Nomads Club of Exeter during their retirement years. Elvey also loved caring for and cherished the companionship of all of his beloved cats and dogs over the years. Grandpa of Laurie Faulhafer (Kyle), Tim Misener, Michelle Olad (Mehdi), John Foster, and great-grandpa of Cohen, Violet and Mileena. Fondly remembered by his sisters Bernice Hutchison, Lila Ruth Bullock (Bob Fries), brother-in-law John Rinn (Theresa), and sister-in-law Janet Rock and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Bruce Rock, brother in-law Don Hutchinson, and his sister in-law Marjorie Rock and husband Keith Rock. Cremation has occurred as per his wishes and Interment will be in North Logan Cemetery, Monkton. As per his wishes, a service will not take place. He wanted to be remembered in life not death. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. May his precious soul rest in peace until we all meet again.
- Doris Ensinger
March 8, 1947- April 24, 2023 Doris Ensinger of Durham, formerly of Atwood and Monkton passed away suddenly at South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Durham on April 24, 2023 at the age of 76. Beloved wife of Daniel Ensinger in their 50th year of marriage. Remembered by her siblings Albert (Sheila), Donna, Ella, Betty (the late Bill Baker and George Szucs). She will also be missed by her sisters in law and brothers in law Joanne Subject, Sandra Subject, Iola Subject, Linda Ensinger, Kathy (the late Warren) Carter, Bill (Sherry) Ensinger, Julie (Ted) Donkergoed, Barb (Ron) Listman and several nieces and nephews. She will be remembered by Andrea Carnegie and Cecil Johnson. Predeceased by her children Sherry, Terry, Janet, and Daniel (1982), her parents Christian and Emma Subject, mother, and father-in-law Ernest and Elva Ensinger, siblings Bruce, Carl, John, Emmaline, Elaine, Ken, Mervin, Madeline and George. Friends and family will be received on Thursday April 27, 2023 at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John St Atwood from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, on Friday April 28, 2023 at 11 AM. Rev. Ernie Naylor will be conducting services. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca Heart & Stroke Foundation: 2300 Yonge Street, Suite 1200 Box 2414 Toronto, ON M4P 1E4
- Katie Ernest
November 8, 1975- April 23,2023 Katie Ernest of Monkton passed away suddenly at the Listowel Memorial Hospital on Sunday April 23, 2023 at the age of 47 Loving mother of Angel and Nick Martin, Richard, Hayley, Ryan and Riley Ernest. Special grandma of James, Amberlee and Avery. Dear daughter of John and Laura Ernest. Step daughter of Dennis Sanders. Dear sister of Jason Ernest, John and Ivy Ernest, Lisa Ernest and friend Donny Harper and Ruby Ernest. Dear Aunt of Tekyra, Lita, Chelsea, and Jaedyn. Fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Predeceased by her mother Shally Ernest and grandparents Lloyd and Shirley Ernest and John and Norma Darroch. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held at a the Listowel Ag Hall on Friday April 28th 1-5PM . Memorial donations may be made to Diabetes Canada. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home Donate to Diabetes Canada: OR Mail Cheque directly to Charity: Diabetes Canada 200-235 Yorkland Boulevard Toronto, ON M2J 4Y8
- Marion Smith
February 5, 1928- April 23, 2023 Passed away peacefully at Caressant Care in Listowel on Sunday April 23, 2023, at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Harvey Smith (2021), whom she was married to for 72 years. Loving mother of Ron (Susan) Smith, Brenda (Ken) Bast, Donna (Steve) Wells, Lorrie (Keith) Traves. Cherished grandmother of Sherry (Sean), Ryan (Tracy), Angie (Cam), Mike (Colene), Matt (Morgan), Chancey, Adam (Lisa) and Aleisha (Michael). Special great grandma of Bryn, Talia, Hannah, Holden, Haelyn, Winston, Edwin, Delilah, Meyer, Paige, Addison, Olivia, Ava, Maxwell, Jack and Molly. Survived by her sister Bonnie Gmelin. Predeceased by her parents Sam and Mary Pake, sister Helen Barker and brother Allan Pake. Fondly remembered by the Smith family and many nieces and nephews. Marion will be remembered for her great ability to do beautiful knitting, crochet, and other sewing projects. She was also a great cook and baker. Nothing pleased her more than creating a full course meal for her family and friends and ending the night with a game of cards. She also loved to travel in their camper van and camp with family and friends. She also loved fishing and snowmobiling. Cherished memories were made with her family and friends at their cottage in Point Clark which they owned for over 50 years. Marion and Harvey had a large, wonderful circle of friends known as the crew. Friends and family will be gathering at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel on Saturday May 13, 2023 at 11 AM for a Celebration of Life Service. After the service, a luncheon will be served at 12:30 at the Brussels Legion to shed a few tears and share memories, laughs and stories of a wonderful person who will be missed dearly. Donations may be made to Caressant Care in Listowel. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home. Caressant Care Listowel 710 Reserve Avenue Listowel, ON N4W 2L1
- Marie Colquhoun
June 14 1928 - April 9, 2023 Marie Colquhoun, formerly of Listowel, passed away peacefully at Huronlea Home for the Aged in Brussels on April 9, 2023, at the age of 94. Beloved wife of Donald Colquhoun for 75 loving years. Loving mother of David (Andrea) Colquhoun, Kathryn (Isaias) Teves and the late Douglas Colquhoun. Cherished grandmother of Scott Colquhoun, Chrystal (Jon) Colquhoun- Bottoms, Meghan (Jason) Rea, Julia (Ben) Teves, Allision (Alex) Teves and Catriona (Noah) Teves. Great grandmother of Ayla and Malcolm. Predeceased by her brother John Wenzel. Marie is survived by her sisters in law Helen Wenzel, Jalna Colquhoun(the late Al) and Jean (Ivan) Fischer and many nieces and nephews. Marie was a faithful member of Trinity United Church in Listowel. Marie will be remembered for her time singing and playing piano at home for her own enjoyment, and singing in many church choirs, community operettas, and Kiwanis music festivals. Member for many years at the Listowel Golf club, serving as president for 1 year in the 1970’s. Marie was an avid Bridge player and was known for her gardening and pastries. Friends and family will be received on Wednesday April 12th, 2023, from 7 PM -8:30PM at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John St Atwood. Visitation will continue on Thursday, April 13th, 2023, at the funeral home from 10 AM until the time of service at 11 AM. Interment to follow. Memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Church in Listowel or Listowel Memorial Hospital. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca.
- Elmer Hall
January 26, 1929 - April 1, 2023 Elmer Hall of Listowel, formerly of Trowbridge, passed away peacefully with family by his side at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday April 1, 2023 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of Eileen Hall (Kurtz) who were celebrating their 72nd year of marriage. Loving father of Doug Hall, Donald (the late Donna) Hall, Joann (Guy) Cooper and Dennis (Sue) Hall. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Ryan, Daniel (Amy) Ryan, Adam (Amy) Ryan, Tyler (Amber) Hall and Brendan Hall. He will be missed by his great grandchildren Azlyn, Malachi, Zeke, Brighton, Justin and Kylie. Survived by his sister Edith Stevenson. Predeceased by his parents, Alexander and Lily Hall, his siblings Gordon Hall, Lloyd Hall, Wilber Hall, Mervin Hall, Doris Jacklin, Marie Wilfong and Mildred Schnock. Friends and family will be received on Tuesday April 4 from 10 AM until the time of service at 11 AM at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John St. Atwood. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca
- Jim Anticknap
August 12, 1950 -March 25, 2023 Jim Anticknap of Atwood, passed away suddenly at Listowel Memorial Hospital on March 25, 2023 at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Donna Anticknap. Loving father of Shawn (Caetie) Anticknap and Jennifer (Matthew) George. Cherished Papa to Olive, Taylen and Brooklyn. Survived by his siblings Ron Anticknap (Bev) and Marie McGuire, and his sister in law Karen Anticknap, and his brother and sister in law, Bruce and Pauline Wilken. Predeceased by his parents Norman and Dorothy Anticknap, his brother Bill and brother in law John McGuire. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and a close network of lifelong friends and colleagues. Jim worked many years in the lumber business including Cashway (Rona) and Watson Home Hardware. He was most proud of his children and grandchildren. Friends and family will be received at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John St Atwood on Thursday March 30th 2023 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. Memorial service will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Friday March 31, 2023 at 11 AM. Pastor Ernie Naylor will be conducting services. Memorial donations may be made to The Royal Terrace Residents' Fund or the Alzheimer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. The funeral will be live streamed at the time of the service. Click the link below; https://youtube.com/live/0C8Uw0HmY1w?feature=share
- Neil Wilfred Cockwell
age 87, of Listowel, formerly of Atwood, passed peacefully with family by his side Saturday March 18, 2023 at Listowel Memorial Hospital. For nearly 66 years was the beloved husband of Bernice (Bell). Dear father of Brian (Debra) Cockwell, Bruce (Janet) Cockwell, and Donna (Rob) Jeske. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Nigel (Jessica), Jillian (Aaron), Alyssa (Evan), Kirstie (Greg), Taylor (Jordan), Josh (Jenna) and his great granddaughters Harper and Landry. Fondly remembered by brother Murray, and in-laws Leon, Bette, and Shirley. Predeceased by his parents Wilfred & Olive Cockwell, and in-laws Nellie and Gordon Bell. Predeceased by siblings Ruth, Ross, Percy, Mac, and Vivian. Neil, born and raised in Donegal, began his career at the Bank of Nova Scotia. After he and Bernice married, he moved to Ideal Supply where he opened the Kincardine branch. Neil’s insurance career began in 1974 and led him to start Cockwell Insurance Brokers in Atwood, operating at the original location for 40 years. Neil, deeply committed to his community of Atwood, was a lifetime member of the Atwood Lions Club, original member of the Atwood Fire Department, served on the Donegal Cemetery Board, Chamber of Commerce, and Pine River Boat Club. Neil also operated as a full time spare at the Atwood Men’s Club always subbing in when necessary. Neil could be found tinkering in his shop, woodworking, repairing/restoring engines, or fishing, relaxing and socializing at his Lake Huron cottage. Neil’s greatest joy was his family, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren along with assorted pets. A private family service will be held. A public celebration of life will take place on a future date. Memorial donations may be made to the Atwood Lions Club, the Listowel Memorial Hospital or a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood.
- Lorraine Dewar
Passed away peacefully at Listowel General Hospital on Saturday March 18, 2023 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the late Tom William Dewar. Loving mother of Deb Best, Paul (Jodie) Dewar, Greg (Cindy) Dewar. Cherished grandmother of Dennis (Mel) Dewar, Darryl (Lisa) Dewar, Candace Dewar (Jeramey Dinsmore), Chelsea (Steve) Scholl and great grandmother of Lily, Bryson, Emmett, Charlie and Hudson. Survived by her siblings Larry Pestell (Arlene Reihl), Robert Pestell, Faye Welsh (the late Paul Welsh and Ken Carlson), Mary Strachan, brother in law Andy Buchanan (Marion) and sister in law Pauline Pestell and Elaine Pestell. Predeceased by her parents Russ and Mary Pestell and her siblings Donna Nicholls, Jack (Lillian) Pestell, Joe Pestell, Rae Pestell, Delores Buchanan and brother in law Roger Strachan. She will be missed by her friend Clarence Johnston. Loraine enjoyed playing cards, the trailer at Family Paradise Campground and spending time with her family. At Lorraine request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be taking place at a later date. The family ask in lieu of flowers, that donations may be made to the Listowel Hospital Foundation. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood.
- Adeline Erb
Formerly of Millbank, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her residence in Nithview Home, New Hamburg on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at the age of 95. She was born on November 30, 1927, the daughter of John and Emma (Roes) Ropp. Adeline was a member of Maple View Mennonite Church and found great meaning in her faith. A homemaker all of her life, Adeline was an avid reader and quilter until her eyesight prevented her from continuing these activities, and had volunteered at the Milverton Thrift Store prior to moving to Nithview. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, playing table games (where she was known to try to cheat!), and ice skating. She will be remembered for her loving care of her family, a freezer supplied with home baked goods, the best stuffing, playing ball in the front yard, and her infectious smile and laughter. Beloved wife of the late Elmer Erb (2019) to whom she was married for 64 years. Loving mother of Bruce (Sherry), Ross (Cathy), Brian (Lori) and Janet (John Ferguson). Special grandmother of Madison, Sierra, Peyton, Brendan (Blake), Aaron, Talia (Alex), Cameron (Dianna), and Kyle. She is survived by her sister, Barbara Kennell and fondly remembered by the extended Ropp and Erb families. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Emmanuel, Elmer, and Daniel Ropp, sisters Esther Gerber and Clara Roth, sisters-in-law Mary (Gerber), Annie (Brenneman), and Edna (Wagler), and brothers-in-law Joseph Gerber and Milton Roth. Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at Maple View Mennonite Church, 5074 Deborah Glaister Line, Wellesley on March 17, 2023 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:30-8:30 pm. The funeral service to celebrate Adeline’s life will be held at Maple View Mennonite Church on March 18, 2023 at 11:00 am with the ministry of Maple View Mennonite Church officiating. The service will be livestreamed with a link posted on the Brenneman Funeral Home website. Interment in the adjoining cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Maple View Mennonite Church, Canadian Diabetes Association, or Alzheimers Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family. A special thank you to Nithview Home staff for the wonderful care given to Adeline. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca Join us for Adeline Funeral. Click the link below https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MGM1ZjExNmMtNGE5OS00ODcyLTg5YTEtYjZkOWRmZDM1M2M0%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2260f33e8a-3cb5-4e5c-b43e-254c10340703%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%221994f05a-2b77-4656-ab6f-811462f6502d%22%7d