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  • Irvin Henry Strickert

    March 5, 1948 - June 23, 2024 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Irvin Henry Strickert on June 23, 2024 at the age of 76 while away on a fishing trip with his friends, doing what he loved. Lovingly remembered and never forgotten by his wife of 54 years Shirley Strickert (Elg). Irvin was surrounded in life by so much love and laughter from his family and friends. He was a proud and loving father to Chris Strickert, Patti (Steve) Cullen and Tim (Tisha) Strickert. Blessed grandfather to Tyler, Jaret, Evan, Clarissa, Jansen and Maianh. Fur-baby dad to Oakie Dokie who will miss his cuddles. Also Fondly remembered by Kelly & her family Michelle, Joe and their children. Survived by his brother John Strickert of Peace River, Mary Hartman of Elora, Frieda (Les) Ducharme of Sherwood Park and Lillian Lynch (David) of Kitchener. Irvin truly cherished his close friends, the many memories they made being there for him and Shirley. He would never say no to having a drink with a friend or playing a game of cards. He had a great sense of humour although at times you would have to read between the lines. He enjoyed retirement the last 11 years. His passion for baking apple pies, rug hooking, wood working, “his” vegetable garden, telling stories, prepping vegetables and his 1976 Nova will always be treasured by his family and friends. In Irvin’s memory please say “Cheers” We love you today, tomorrow and always.       Friends and family will be received on Wednesday June 26, 2024, from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John St Atwood. Funeral service will be held on Thursday June 27, 2024, at 11 AM at the Elma Memorial Community Centre in Atwood. Memorial donations may be left to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Diabetes Canada. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca . Arrangements entrusted to the Brenneman Funeral Home Atwood.

  • Rescheduled Event. Memorial Service in Loving Memory of Keith McMillan

    A gathering of friends and family will be held at Elma Memorial Community Centre 251 Main St. Atwood, Ontario. June 9, 2024 between 2:00 and 4:00. Family tributes will take place at 3:00. Making too much of a fuss might risk going against Keith’s modest nature, but regardless, let’s salute him together by bringing a photo, memento, or story of happy times. Memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Program at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital or to Ronald McDonald House.

  • John Kenneth Sutton

    Passed away suddenly in his home on Wednesday, May 30, 2024 at the age of 61. Loving father of Andrea Sutton of Listowel, Terrie Sutton of Atwood and Megan Sutton of Atwood. Cherished grandfather of Jamie, Dane and Parker. Survived by his parents John and Patricia Sutton and his brothers David Sutton, Paul Sutton and Clayton Sutton. He will be missed by his extended family and friends. Memorial visitation will take place on Saturday, July 13,2024 from 10AM until 12 PM at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John St Atwood. Memorial donations may be made to Salvation Army Food Bank Listowel. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home Atwood

  • Brian (Barney) Boyd

    May 24, 1957- May 5, 2024 Passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Sunday May 5, 2024 at the age of 66. Survived by his brother Bruce Boyd of Mattawa, nephew Nash, niece Jacqueline, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.  Predeceased by his parents, Jack & Lois Boyd, and his niece Neely Boyd. Barney worked in the construction business operating heavy equipment through the Operator's Union for many years.  He took pride in telling the stories of "moving dirt," the places he visited and the characters he worked with.  Barney lived in Monkton his whole life, and was welcomed at bonfires all over town as he made his regular stops.  He also enjoyed his rounds in "the car," whichever one it happened to be at the time.  You could almost set your watch by his travels, and would see the big smile and quiet head nod when it was time to move on to the next stop. As per Barney's wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be no official service. Please enjoy a beer, lay some rubber or look at the stars in remembrance.  Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery.   Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca.  Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood. Donation Link: Cheques can be mailed directly to the Canadian Cancer Society Canadian Cancer Society 55 St Clair Avenue West, Suite 300 Toronto, Ontario M4V 2Y7

  • Susan Schiestel

    July 15, 1955- April 27, 2024 Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Saturday April 27, 2024 at Listowel Memorial Hospital at the age of 68. Beloved wife of 47 years to Clare Schiestel. Loving mother of Chad Schiestel (Shannon Clark) of Listowel and Erin (Cory) Smith of Listowel. Cherished Gram of Mishca, William, Nixyn, Tre and Parker. She will be missed by her siblings Peggy (Ken) Johnston, Linda (Gord) Coulter, Harold (Ginny) Parkhouse, Brad (Grace) Parkhouse, brother and sister in law Cloyd (Elaine) Schiestel and many nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will be having a private family service at a later date. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society and Listowel Memorial Hospital. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood.

  • Hugh Murray Love

    May 30, 1950 - April 27, 2024 Passed away peacefully in Listowel Memorial Hospital on April 27, 2024 at the age of 73 Beloved husband of Rhonda Love who were in their 50th year of marriage. Loving father of Anne Love, Sara (Kevin) Mehring and Andrew (Jill) Love. Cherished Papa of Brett Falk, Gavin Falk, Blake (Kaitlyn) Mehring, Maddison Mehring (Ryan Laidlaw), Deacon Love, Hadleigh Love and Great Papa to Mya Mehring. Predeceased by his parents Ross & Bernice Love, his in laws Ted & Faye Fear, his sister-in-law Wendy Nixon and brother-in-law Owen Fear Survived by his sisters Nora (Ross) Rocher and Sheila Love- Phillips, his brother-in-law Stephan (Kim) Fear and Del Nixon He will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends and family will be received for a time of visitation from 6 PM- 9 PM at Brenneman Funeral Home 141 John St Atwood on Monday April 29, 2024. Funeral service will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church Tuesday April 30, 2024 at 11 AM. Officiated by Rev Ernie Naylor. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation and Atwood Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood.

  • Klaas Kroesen

    February 13, 1938 - April 25, 2024 of Monkton passed away suddenly at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Thursday April 25, 2024 at the age of 86 after a fall in his home. Klaas, who was retired from Maple Leaf Mills, was a volunteer firefighter, a former president of the Monkton Lions Club, and an avid card player. Beloved husband of the late Janet Kroesen whom he married on March 23, 1966. Devoted father to Jennyfer Simpson (Frederick Moffat Jr.), Hugh Simpson (Lana), Christine Simpson (Michael Sesto) and Victoria Simpson. Grandfather of Amy Simpson, Stephanie Simpson (Tyler Yates), Candice Simpson, Fred Moffat III (Jen), Schuyler Moffat and great-grandfather of James, Kate, Peyton, Nico and Craig. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews and good friend Doug McEwen. Survived by Antonia Turton (the late George), John Kroesen (Liswanty), Henry Kroesen (Donna), Grietje Jacklin (the late Russel), Adriana Corbeil and Anton Kroesen (Linda). Private family arrangements have been entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Stratford General Hospital Foundation, 46 General Hospital Drive, Stratford, ON N5A 2Y6 or London Health Sciences Foundation, 747 Base Line Road E., London, ON N6C 9Z9. Online condolences may be left at www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca Arrangements entrusted to Brenneman Funeral Home Atwood

  • 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 www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood. Click below to view the service for Cindy Hamilton https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqxlMSzAQGY

  • 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 www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

  • 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 www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca Below is the link to the live stream service https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSKVkbfDBJXRRBWs1aNmbAA/live

  • 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 www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca Please click the link below to watch service https://youtu.be/sW77JqiyiaM

  • 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 www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca

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