Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.





Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 1-4pm with Words of Remembrance at 3pm
Royal Canadian Legion - Hanover
Caleb Brian Bross, of Elmwood, passed away suddenly as the result of a motor vehicle accident on Saturday, May 18, 2024. He was 18. Born in Hanover on November 22, 2005 to Brad Bross and Lori Fidler. Caleb was the life of the party. He had a heart of gold and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, driving his ATV in the bush ... [Read more]



Friday, June 7, 2024 - 2-4 pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Jan Uffels, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, May 20, 2024. He was 84. Born in Sint Jansklooster, the Netherlands on January 29, 1940 to the late Jan and Jacobje (nee Bergkamp) Uffels. Jan owned and operated a Dutch Store in Toronto for many years and enjoyed all that his Dutch heritage had to ... [Read more]



Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 2:00 pm
Durham Cemetery
Hazel Mae McDonald, of Williamsford, passed away surrounded by the love of her family at home on Thursday, May 16, 2024 in her 94th year. Born in Alberta on September 18, 1930 to the late William and Estella (nee Francis) Kiemele.  Hazel had a soft heart and a love for her family. She enjoyed doing puzzles (the more pieces the better) ... [Read more]



Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Peter Herbert Thibaudeau, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, in his 88th year. Born on December 18, 1936 to the late Louis and Alma (nee Purvis) Thibaudeau, Pete grew up in the Markdale area. One of his early interests was figure skating. He competed in men’s single as well ... [Read more]



Private Family Services
Thomas " Tom" Wayne Hutton, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, May 13, 2024.  He was 75. Born in Walkerton on April 2, 1949 to the late Thomas and Arla (nee Strathdee) Hutton. Tom was a licensed carpenter and absolutely loved the outdoors. From fishing to hunting, he had all the ... [Read more]



Friday, May 17, 2024 - 1pm
Holy Family Cemetery, Hanover
Vernon Howard Byers, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, May 10, 2024. He was 71. Born on June 30th, 1952 to the late Anderson and Berneda (nee Kraft) Byers.  Vernon was a man who loved the outdoors.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Vern had several jobs throughout his life, bread making for Wittich's ... [Read more]



Private Family Services
Daniel Gerald LeMay, of Chesley, passed away at Brightshores Health System in Owen Sound on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. He was 70. Born on March 18, 1954 to the late Cyrille and Elizabeth Kuneman LeMay. Daniel was self-employed and enjoyed his work with seamless eaves troughs. He was a quiet kind man that loved his family. Survived by devoted ... [Read more]



Private Graveside Memorial
David John Blasing, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, May 5, 2024.  He was 96. Born in Normanby Township, son of the late John and Sybilla (Wettlaufer) Blasing. Survived by his son Robert (Patsy) Blasing, daughter Kathleen Weppler and daughter in law Christine Blasing. Loved grandpa ... [Read more]




Private Family Services
Bryan Glenn Olson, of Hanover, passed away after celebrating his 75th birthday, surrounded by love at SBGHC-Walkerton, Brockton on Thursday, May 2, 2024.  Born on April 30, 1949 in Ontario to the late Freeman and Bertha (nee Hay) Olson. Better known as Glenn to family and friends, he was employed as a Millwright for Sifto Salt. Survived ... [Read more]



Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Roy Joseph Wittman, of Hanover, passed away at Grey Gables, Markdale on Tuesday, April 30, 2024. He was 75. He is now reunited with his son Jamie. Born in Chepstow on December 25, 1948, to the late Marie Wittman. (Ervin Schlosser) Many will remember Roy as the kind and generous friend, co-worker and family member that was always willing ... [Read more]



Private Family Inurnment
Frederick Robert "Bob" Wilson, of Chesley, passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, April 25, 2024. He was 87. Born in Toronto on March 14, 1937, to the late Frederick and Elizabeth (nee Mayes) Wilson. Better known as Bob to everyone, he enjoyed his work with Canada Post. Bob is survived by his daughters Deborah Wilson ... [Read more]



Friday, May 3, 2024 - 2pm
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Our little boy, Mills Robert John O'Brien, gained his angel wings suddenly on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 in his sleep. His short life brought our family nothing but pure joy. The happiest, best behaved baby who brought us nothing but happiness and completed our family. He loved to watch Miss Rachel alongside his sisters and adored the ... [Read more]



Sunday, May 5, 2024 - 1-3 pm
Mighton Funeral Home
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our cherished husband, father, and grandfather, Arend Nieuwland, at the age of 77. Arend, born in the Netherlands in 1946 to the late Cornelis Nieuwland and Lena Koningswoud, was a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto and the University of Guelph. Throughout ... [Read more]



Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 1-4pm
Royal Canadian Legion - Southampton
  Lynn Charlene passed away peacefully at Brucelea Haven LTC on December 25, 2023 after a battle with Parkinson's disease. She was 64 years old.   Lynn grew up in Hanover and Chesley with her parents, Roy and Darlene Gilkinson (pre-deceased) and her two sisters. She went to Hairstyling School and embarked on a very successful ... [Read more]




Private Family Services
  Daniela Dolenc passed away peacefully at the Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, April 15, 2024, shortly before her 95th birthday. Born on May 31, 1929 in Mala Nedelja, Slovenia, the youngest of eight children, our beloved mother, grandmother (Babsie), great-grandmother, aunt and great-aunt saw her early years defined by ... [Read more]



Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 11am
First. St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church - Hanover
Ivan Henry Schmidt, of Hanover, passed away after a brief illness surrounded by the ones he loved at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, April 14, 2024.  He was 93.  Born in Bentinck Township on January 8, 1931 to the late William and Sophia (nee Engel) Schmidt. Ivan had farmed most of his life and worked as a Heavy ... [Read more]




Private Family Services
Murray Harold Lahn, of Hanover, passed away a lengthy battle with heart complications at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday. April 12, 2024. He was 77. Born in Hanover on January 11, 1947 to the late Harold and Fern (nee Krotz) Lahn. Murray was well known around the community for his construction skills and mastery of carpentry. Survived ... [Read more]



Friday, April 12, 2024 - 11am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Lloyd Noah Widmeyer of Hanover, passed away at the Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, February 19, 2024. He was 93. Born in Hanover on September 14, 1930 to the late Erwin and Katherine (Weltz) Widmeyer. Lloyd, along with his wife Kathleen, farmed for over forty years on the site where the new Secondary School is now located, ... [Read more]




Joshua James Hutton, of Ayton, passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 4, 2024. He was 39 years old. Born in Owen Sound on January 18, 1985 to Daryl and Faye (Walls) Hutton. Since a young age, Josh loved the outdoors. He loved fishing and hunting as well as four wheeler rides. Josh loved to be accompanied on his adventures by his girls, Leah ... [Read more]




Murray Almer Molson, a beloved husband, brother, and friend too many, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2024 at Chapman House in Owen Sound, Ontario. Murray was born in Kitchener, Ontario on July 15, 1933 to his loving parents Oscar and Myrtle (nee Grant) Molson. After graduation, Murray took a job at the Bank of Commerce. He decided ... [Read more]



Monday, March 25, 2024 - 2-4 & 7-9 pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Larry Charles Adams, of Hanover, passed away at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton on Sunday, March 17, 2024. He was 62. Born on July 4, 1961 in Goderich, Ontario, to the late Charles and Roxie (nee Ball) Adams.  Larry spent many years working in administration in various municipalities, including several years as the CAO of Minto, CAO of ... [Read more]



Thursday, March 21, 2024 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Louise Ann Hachman (nee Israel), of Brockton, passed away peacefully at home on Friday March 15, 2024 in her 78th year, and is now with the Lord. Beloved mother of Murray (Patty) of Elmira, and Dwayne (Kristyn) of Brockton. Treasured grandmother to Justin (Vanessa), Amy (Morgan), Kaitlyn (Ian), Kaylia (Aleia), and Felix. Cherished sister ... [Read more]



Friday, March 22, 2024 - 1:00 pm
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Rita Mavis Halpin, of Walkerton, formerly of Hanover, passed away at Brucelea Haven, on Monday, March 11, 2024.  She was 93.  Born in Windsor, Ontario, on January 26, 1931, to the late William and Mabel (nee Taylor) Potts.  Rita married the love of her life, Terence 'Terry' Halpin in 1953, and moved to the Hanover ... [Read more]



Private Family Inurnment
Leonard Joseph Meyers passed away at the Village Seniors Community in Hanover on Monday, March 11, 2024. Born in Guelph on June 17, 1940 to the late Leander (Len) and Betty Meyers. Survived by his twin brother Leander (Cathy) Meyers of Hanover and sister Marjorie (Fizell) Miller of Listowel, also daughter Luanne of Whitehorse, Yukon ... [Read more]



Cremation
Gary Roy Atkinson, of Hanover, passed away at his home on Marl Lake, Hanover, on Wednesday, March 6, 2024. He was 78. Born on October 28, 1945 in Brantford, Ontario to the late Roy and Dorothea (nee Petteplace) Atkinson. Many will remember Gary in Hanover as the owner of the former Hanover Inn, serving many people from Town with the Friday ... [Read more]



Friday, March 1, 2024 - 11 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Mary Ann Olga Dunne (nee Shlahetka), formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully and went home to be with the Lord, at Rockwood Terrace in Durham on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. She was 86. Born in Saskatchewan on April 30, 1937 to the late William "Bill" and Nellie (Oleksiuk) Shlahetka. Mary Ann will be remembered for her warm ... [Read more]



Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Alberta Kathleen 'Kaye' Macdonald, of Wiarton, passed away at Gateway Haven LTC in Wiarton, Ontario, on February 26, 2024, in her 97th year. Born in Berkley, Ontario, on May 24, 1927 to the late George and Mabel (nee Summers) Whitney. Kaye spent much of her married life in Sault Ste. Marie where she and John raised their family. ... [Read more]



Private Family Services
Alan Yardley, of Hanover, passed away at the Hanover Care Centre in Hanover on Sunday, February 25, 2024 at the age of 87 after a lengthy battle with Parkinsons Disease. Survived by his loving wife Joyce, sons Simon (Jamie), Tim (Bambi) and Richard (Darlene) and by his step daughter Deana (Dave). Loved grandfather of Trent (Cassidy), Aidan ... [Read more]



Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 11 am
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Neustadt
Ruth Mae Rehkopf, of Normanby Township, peacefully went to her Heavenly Home at Walkerton Hospital on Monday February 19, 2024 and was reunited with family and friends. She was born on January 29, 1939 across the road from what would become her lifelong home at Lazy Maple Farm. Beloved mother of Carolyn & Ken Kestner and Rob & ... [Read more]



Private Family Services
Alan Richard Peebles, of Hanover, passed away at Chapman House Residential Hospice, Owen Sound on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.  He was 62.  Born in Georgetown on September 1, 1961 to the late Frederick and Yvonne (nee Croft). Alan was an IT Manager for Musashi Auto Parts in Arthur. He was an avid reader as well as a car enthusiast ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside
Wilma Grace (nee Askin) Adams of Hanover, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Hanover & District Hospital on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. She joins her husband George (2000) in heaven. She is survived by children Grace Bell and Garry (T'resa) Adams, grandchildren William, Cory (Tina), AJ (Chad), Tori (Dylan), great grandchildren ... [Read more]



Private Family Services
Wayne Charles Emke, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Saturday, February 10, 2024. He was 75. Born in Hanover on March 7, 1948 to the late Louis and Mary (nee Noble) Emke. Wayne was employed with Hanover Kitchens as well as taking on job duties as an Industrial Electrician. He was very handy doing any ... [Read more]



Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 1pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Matthew Whale, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, February 7, 2024. He was 59 years old. Loved son of the late Joan (nee Bennett) and Harry Whale. Dear brother of Jason (Alyona) Whale of British Columbia and their children Varvara, Ivanka and Xander, and special grandpa to Kali.  Matthew will be remembered as ... [Read more]



Private Family Services
Hanover Cemetery
Trevor "Wayne" Thompson, of Hanover, formerly of RR#1 Chesley,  passed away peacefully at The Village Seniors Community in Hanover on Sunday, February 4, 2024.  Born on February 19, 1942 to the late Trevor and Evelyn Thompson.  Farming was Wayne's enjoyment in life, and he was very handy with fixing up just ... [Read more]



Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 11 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Dorothy (Thea) Herbrink, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior's Community in Hanover on Friday, February 2, 2024. She was 91. Born Dorothea, in Bladel, Netherlands on August 3, 1932 to the late Petrus and Catharina de Beijer; and Elizabeth de Beijer (Soontiens). Survived by son Peter of Victoria, B.C, and daughter ... [Read more]



Wednesday, February 7, 2024 - 11 am
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Hanover
Allan set out on his final voyage on February 1st, 2024 after a well lived, eventful, and adventuresome life that began in 1943 in Hamilton. Predeceased by his parents, Leslie and Blanche Simpson, he will be remembered by his best friend and partner, Diana, his daughter Daphne (Mike Neerhof), and his son Neil (Angela Vanderholst), his ... [Read more]



Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 11 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Rose Anne Armstrong, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, January 27, 2024. She was 91. Born at home in Waterloo County on December 13, 1932, to the late Tomasz and Antonina (nee Kurlowska) Wyszynski. Rose was a devoted and faithful member of the Catholic Women’s League and Holy Family ... [Read more]



Monday, January 29, 2024 - 11am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Horst Heinrich Mann, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday morning, January 24, 2024, he was 84.  Born in Magdeburg Germany on June 26, 1939 to the late Herbert and Tatjana (nee Schindel) Mann, Horst and his family immigrated to Canada in 1956 where they setteled in Toronto.  He spent many years there learning ... [Read more]



Tuesday, January 23, 2024 - 11:30 am
St. John's Lutheran Church, Elmwood
Georgina "Gail" Monk, of RR#1 Elmwood, passed away peacefully after a valiant battle with cancer at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, January 18, 2024. She was 77. Born in Hanover on April 20, 1946 to the late Clifford and Jennie (nee Mazur) Ruhl. Many will know Gail from her years spent working at M&M Meats. She ... [Read more]



Celebration of Life in Spring
Frederick Albert Gilbert "Gib" Gristey, of RR#1 Elmwood, passed away peacefully after complications from an ATV accident in October,  surrounded by his loving wife and sister in law at Victoria Hospital in London on Monday, January 15, 2024. He was 53. Born in Burlington, Ontario on March 21, 1970 to the late Frederick and ... [Read more]



Monday, January 22, 2024 - 11 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Larry Frederick Lahn, of Hanover, passed away peacefully hand in hand with his family by his side at Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound on Tuesday, January 16, 2024. He was 86. Born in Hanover on August 15, 1937 to the late David "Hap" and Alma (nee Wiegel) Lahn, Larry was a Hanover boy through and through and a ... [Read more]



Private Family Services
Soren Sorensen, of Hanover, passed away at (South Bruce Grey Health Services, Chesley) on Janaury 15, 2024, in his 96th year. Born in Denmark on February 13, 1927, to the late Jens Kristian Sorensen and Nielsine Kristine (nee Nielsen) Sorensen.  Soren emigrated to Canada in 1950, where he settled in Calgary, Alberta before moving ... [Read more]



Thursday, January 18, 2024 - 11 am
St. Francis Xavier Church - Carlsruhe
Lynda Mary Elbert (nee Hartman), of Richmond Hill, passed away peacefully at Meaford Long Term Care, on Friday, January 12, 2024. She was 85.  Born on June 20, 1938, in Niagara Falls, NY, to the late Anthony and Sylvia (nee Kaine) Hartman. Lynda was a dedicated registered nurse for 40 years at ... [Read more]



Saturday, January 20, 2024 - 11am
Faith Lutheran Church, Port Elgin
Nancy Frook, of Tiverton, passed away peacefully with family by her side at South Bruce Health Care, Kincardine on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. She was 72. Born in Owen Sound on April 25, 1951, to the late Maurice and Jean (nee Meyers) Haase. Nancy was known as an energetic and full loving ... [Read more]




Private Family Services
Donald “Don” William Fizell of Hanover, passed away suddenly at the Hanover & District Hospital on Saturday, January 6, 2024 in his 68th year. Don was born in Walkerton on July 29, 1955 to Robert and Matilda (nee Altman) Fizell. In his younger years Don loved taking a cruise on his motorcycle, feeling the wind in his hair. ... [Read more]



Celebration of Life to be held in the spring
After a courageous seven month battle with brain cancer, Corey Leno passed away in the evening of January 6th 2024 at Chapman House in Owen Sound. He was surrounded by his son Nicholas, his daughter-in-law Nicole, his daughter Madison, and his wife of 31 years Tami. Corey was born in Hanover Ontario on January 31st 1973. He lived in Hanover ... [Read more]



Saturday, January 13, 2024 - 11am
Royal Canadian Legion - Hanover
Tragically, Dale Calvin Leroux of Hanover passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 3, 2024. He was 22. Loved immensely by his parents Monika Leroux (nee Mann) of Hanover and Calvin Leroux (Kim) of Cobourg. Loved brother of Kaylah Leroux, with whom he shared a typical Brother and Sister bond, and always had each others back as they grew ... [Read more]



Private Family Services
Wilmer Maximuk, of Neustadt, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, December 15, 2023.  He was 86.  Born on January 9, 1937 in Saskatchewan to the late Mr. John Maximuk and Mrs. Elizabeth (nee Springenatic) Maximuk. Many will remember Will during his time as a salesman at Larry Hudson Motors for many years.  Survived ... [Read more]



Private Graveside Memorial
Madlen O'Brien, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at her residence on Friday, December 29, 2023. She was 67. Born on December 20, 1956 in Yugoslavia, to the late Josef & Theresa (nee Kellner) Hartmann. Madlen married the love of her life, Thomas, in 1988, and together they raised their 3 children. ‘Maddy’ always loved ... [Read more]




2023 Mighton Funeral Home Memorial Remembrance Tribute   [Read more]




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