Joan Zettler

Joan Zettler

Joan Zettler, of RR#1 Elmwood, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, January 6, 2022.  She was 79. 

Born in Hanover Ontario on October 29, 1942 to the late Howard and Maletta (nee Bieman) McKelvie. Joan was a kind natured woman that loved to help others. This trait would be known by others when she was working as a Nurse at both the Hanover & District Hospital and the South Bruce Grey Health Services in Walkerton. She enjoyed her flowerbeds and meticulously tended to them. When she had a little down time she enjoyed volunteering; both with Grace United Church with their various functions as well as the Food Bank. 

Survived by common law spouse Arnold Wedow of RR#1 Elmwood. Loved by her grandchildren Melissa (Pete) Rehkopf and Chuck Zettler as well as her great grandchildren Blaine Rehkopf, Davy Jr. Rehkopf and Leo Zettler. Remembered by her sister Grace Millea of Durham. She will be fondly remembered by her in laws Cyril Gregory, Don (Mary Therese) Zettler, Garry (Lois) Zettler, Brenda Zettler, Douglas (Kathy) Zettler, Brian (Mary) Zettler, Victor (Susan) Zettler, Gordon Zettler, Anita (Raymond) Waechter, Bonnie (Brian) Weber, Laurie Bushell, Elaine (Shane) Mathers, Kevin Zettler and Darren Zettler as well as their families. Predeceased by her parents Howard and Maletta McKelvie, mother in law Dorothy and father in law Lawrence Zettler, husband Ken Zettler, sons Allan and Chuck, great granddaughter Becky Rehkopf and brother in law John Millea and sister in law Carol Gregory.  

Public Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Sunday, January 9, 2022 from 2-4pm. To attend the visitation, please call the funeral home at 519-364-3660 to book a time. All social distancing measures will be in place and wearing of a facecovering is mandatory inside the funeral home. 

 An invite-only Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 11 am. 
Those wishing to watch the service, can through the Mighton Funeral Home Facebook page:  The live stream will start approximately 5-10 minutes prior to the service - at that time, please look for the live stream video post on the Funeral Home Facebook Page to join the service.  For people unable to join at the time of the service, the live stream video will remain posted and available for viewing afterwards, and will also be posted on the Funeral Home obituary page.  Pastor Lyndsay McGregor officiating.  Private family interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Salvation Army Food Bank- Hanover or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  

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