Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.





Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 1-2 pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Terry Allan Poechman, of Chesley, passed away at Chesley Hospital on Friday, May 27, 2022.  He was 63.    Terry was born in Hanover, Ontario, on July 13, 1958, to Allan and his late wife Joan Tanner Poechman. Terry learned how to assess and log a woodlot from his Dad and Uncle Willard while ... [Read more]



Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 11 am
Holy Family Parish, Hanover
Donald Peter Kroetsch, of Hanover, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 27, 2022, at his residence, after a lengthy battle with illness. He was 87. Born on October 4, 1934 in Carlsruhe, Ontario, to the late Alfred and Frieda (nee Weiler) Kroetsch. Those who knew Don, knew that he never shied away from hard work.  Don farmed on Highway ... [Read more]



Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 11 am
Hanover Cemetery, Hanover
Irene Gateman (nee Widmeyer) of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior’s Community, Hanover on Thursday May 26, 2022 Just 6 days after celebrating her 100th birthday. She was happy to celebrate it with ice cream and chocolates for her special day. Irene was a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church where she sang in ... [Read more]




Celebration of Life at a Later Date
Raymond Chegahno, passed away peacefully at his home in Walkerton on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. He was 68. Born in Parry Sound, Ontario on May 20, 1954 to the late Mordick and Beatrice (nee Pawis) Chegahno. Ray was a talented Bricklayer and enjoyed family friends and just living life simply. Remembered by his step children Zena (Mark) Burgess ... [Read more]



Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 1pm
Mulock Christian Fellowship Church, Bentinck Township
Ilse Sorensen, of Hanover, passed away at Saugeen Villa Nursing Home in  Hanover on Monday, May 23, 2022. She was 91. Born in Germany on November 10, 1930 to the late Adam and Magdalena Reusch. After spending time in Germany, she moved on to England, caring for others, and then immigrated to Canada where she met the love of her life, ... [Read more]



Saturday, July 23, 2022 - 1-3pm
Hanover Curling Club
James Arthur Krueger, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, May 22, 2022. He was 71. Born in Hanover on September 14, 1950 to the late Wilbert and Verna (nee Weber) Krueger. Better known to his family and friends as "Jim", he was an avid sportsfan for almost all sports. His love of baseball ... [Read more]



Saturday, May 29, 2022 - 2-4 pm
Royal Canadian Legion - Hanover

The family of the late Larry Alexander wish to invite you to the Royal Canadian Legion - Hanover on Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 2 - 4pm to celebrate and honour his life. 

 

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 ** Updated** - 2pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Don Near, age 85, passed away peacefully on May 18, at the The Village Seniors Home in Hanover after a brief Covid related illness. Devoted husband and best friend of Jennie Near (nee Schwartz) of Hanover, Don was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by his children Denise (Tom) Near, & Rob (Johanna) Near, and ... [Read more]



Saturday, July 23, 2022 - 1-4 pm
Hanover Legion - Brach #130
Judith “Judy” Elaine Weech, of Hanover, passed away peacefully after many years with Multiple Sclerosis and a brief battle also with colon cancer at Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.  She was 77. Born on October 19, 1944 in Wiarton to the late George and Mary (nee Fleming) Schenk. ... [Read more]



Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 11 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Ann Paulette Schlatman, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Chapman House Residential Hospice in Owen Sound on Thursday, May 12, 2022.  She was 72. Born on April 13, 1950 to the late Ed and Florence (nee Bruder) Schumacher. Ann was a hairstylist for many years, going into the business for herself. Ann loved her music and any opportunity ... [Read more]



Monday, May 16, 2022 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Donald Levi Herman, of Chesley, passed away at Elgin Abbey Nursing Home, Chesley on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.  He was 90. Born in Howick Township on June 1, 1931 to the late Alfred and Lorena (nee Dietz) Herman. Donald was employed for over 32 years with Walkerton Public Utilities until his retirement. Survived by his wife Violet ... [Read more]



Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 11 am
Hanover Cemetery
MCCALLUM                               David "Dave" McCallum, of Hanover, passed away after a short ten days at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 surrounded ... [Read more]




Private Family Graveside Service
Herbert Alfred Smith, passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, on Wednesday, May 04, 2022, just shy of his 100th birthday.  Herb was born in Edmonton, Alberta on September 11, 1922 to the late Harold and Florence (nee Hancock) Smith. Herb was a Flying Officer and Navigator in the Royal Canadian Air Force in ... [Read more]



Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 11 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Maurice (Mo) Goll passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, May 5, 2022.  He was in his 62nd year. In many ways, Mo was bigger than life.  He was not afraid to take chances or risks, always willing to try new things and had a very broad range of skills and knowledge that he applied in all that he did.  Mo had a very ... [Read more]



Private Service
Howard Edward Kennedy, of Brussels, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, May 5, 2022. He was 86. Born in Arran Township on February 2, 1936 to the late William Lyle and Isabel Pearl (nee Chappell) Kennedy. Howard enjoyed racing horses... it was his passion. He was a faithful devoted member of Standardbred ... [Read more]



Monday, May 9, 2022 - 11 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
It is with heavy hearts, the family announces the loss of Ronald Willard Hergott of Hanover.  He passed away peacefully at his home on Marl Lake, on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at the age of 75. Born on March 29, 1947 in Kitchener, Ontario, to the late Willard and Clara (nee Mosburger) Hergott. Ron was a man of many talents, and a man ... [Read more]



Friday, May 6, 2022 - 2 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church - Ayton
Edna Amelia Grein (nee Becker), of Normanby Township, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Monday May 2, 2022.  She was in her 92nd year. Born in Normanby Township on September 12, 1930 to the late John and Amelia (nee Seng) Becker. She loved life on the farm and raising her children. Survived ... [Read more]



Saturday, May 7, 2022 - 11 am
Trinity Lutheran Church, Ayton
Ronald 'Ron' Isaac Herman, formerly of Ayton, passed away peacefully with his siblings by his side at his residence, Stirling Heights of Cambridge in the afternoon of Monday, May 2, 2022.  Born on April 17th, 1957, Ron recently celebrated his 65th birthday.  Survived by his siblings, Wendy Dahl (Rob Delisle) of Kitchener, ... [Read more]



Friday, May 6, 2022 - 11 am
Mighton Funeral Home - Livestreamed
DUNCAN, Francis Wayne It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Francis Wayne Duncan at Chapman House Hospice on Tuesday, April 26th, 2022 at the age of 90, with his family by his side. Beloved husband of Betty Anne (nee Soini) for 61 years.  Loving father to Gwen Duncan (John Christie) of Owen Sound, Gayda Duncan ... [Read more]



April 29, 2022 - 1-2 pm
Compass Point Bible Church - Burlington
MARKOVICH Bonna "Bonnie" Jean Markovich, of New Hamburg, formerly of Burlington, passed away peacefully at her residence after a lengthy battle with illness on Monday, April 25, 2022. She was 75 1/2 years old. Survived by her devoted husband John, of New Hamburg and her brother, Berkley (Muriel) Matthews of Brampton.  Beloved ... [Read more]



Friday, April 22, 2022 - 11 am
Hanover Cemetery
Allan William Dunn, formerly of RR2 Clifford, passed away peacefully at Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. He was 75. Born on September 15, 1946, to the late John and Bertha Dunn. Allan loved living in rural Ontario, and enjoyed working as a farmer and truck driver.  He enjoyed driving for the ... [Read more]



Cremation
Bertha Tunkl, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. She was 95. Born in Riedlingsdorf Burganland, Austria, on January 9, 1927, to the late Franz and Karoline (nee Kaible) Tunkl.  Survived by son Kurt Tunkl of Campbell River, Vancouver Island, BC. Fondly remembered by sisters Paula ... [Read more]



Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 11 am
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Hanover
Lorraine Yandt, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at the age of 90.  Born in Normanby Township on March 3, 1932, to the late Milton and Beatrice (nee Hafermehl) Fischer. Lorraine enjoyed a very rewarding career working as an RNA with Hanover Hospital.  When she wasn't working, ... [Read more]



Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 11 am
Grace United Church, Hanover **Masks must be worn**
HALL Mary Adeline Hall (nee Nicol), of Hanover, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, April 09, 2022.  She was 96. Born in Owen Sound on June 29, 1925 to the late Marshall and Addie (nee Barrow) Nicol. Mary was the last surviving member of her family. She was very outgoing and caring. She exemplified kindness and her ... [Read more]



Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 2- 4 pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Joseph Caskanette, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 06, 2022.  He was 79.  Born in London, Ontario on October 10, 1942. Joe will be remembered as a cook when he was employed at Frankie's in Hanover.  Survived by by loving partner for over 20 years, Florence (nee Schlosser) Smith of Hanover. ... [Read more]



Monday, April 11, 2022 - 12 Noon
Mighton Funeral Home - Livestreamed
WENDORF                                Mabel Martha Wendorf (nee Manto), of Walkerton, passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. She was 94.  Born in Hanover on April 18, 1927 to the late John and Martha ... [Read more]



Cremation
David Reddon, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, April 4, 2022, after 5 year battle with Cancer. He was 65. Born in Walkerton on April 21, 1956 to the late Harvey and Doris (nee McLeod) Reddon. "Dave", as known to his family and friends, was a great guy. He always had a smile and would ... [Read more]



Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 10:30 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
KARL We lost our beautiful Mom Norma Ella (Dickert) Karl Thursday, March 31, 2022 in her 90th year. Norma was the loved wife of the late Joseph P. Karl.  They met on a warm summer evening when Norma was walking with Joe’s sister Bernadette.   Joe picked up his sister and her friend to take them home.  Norma ... [Read more]



Cremation
It is with broken hearts, that we announce our baby boy, Crew Nixxon Heipel was born sleeping Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Victoria Hospital in London. Crew was only 8.6 oz. Treasured with love beyond all tears by his mother Jessica Lee Dredge. Special angel watching over his sister Stella at home. Crew will be missed and remembered by his ... [Read more]




St. Francis Xavier Cemetery - Carlsruhe
Lena Marie Kuntz passed away peacfully on March 22, 2022 in her 98th year at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Harriston which was her home for the past 3 years. Her previous home was in Carlsruhe,  where she would be puttering in the vegetable garden or tending to her beautiful roses during the warm weather. In the cooler months she kept  ... [Read more]



Cremation
Bradley "Brad" Sprague, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital after a lengthy illness with Cancer, on Tuesday, March 15, 2022.  He was 59. Born on April 9, 1962 in Toronto to the late Bill and Helen (nee Bucholtz) Sprague. Many in town will know Brad for his friendly smile and gentle ways with everyone ... [Read more]



Private Inurnment Service
Hanover Cemetery - Columbarium
Harold David "Hal" Harrison, of Hanover, passed away after a valiant battle with Cancer at Palmerston & District Hospital on Sunday, March 20, 2022. He was 77.  Born on June 8, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario to the late John and Helen (nee Richard) Harrison. Harold, known as "Hal" to many family and friends was retired ... [Read more]



Cremation has taken place
Reg Tomes, of Hanover, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, March 14, 2022. He was 70. Born on December 6, 1951, in Hamilton, Ontario, to the late Allan and Audrey (Cox) Tomes. Many people may remember Reg from his years of service employed at Sklar Peppler, then Ralph Pitt Produce, as well as serving as a member of the Elmwood ... [Read more]




Cremation has taken place
Donna Joyce Bryant (nee Foster) of Hanover, passed away peacefully at The Village Senior’s Community in Hanover on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Born on February 5, 1954 in Weston to the late Dudley and Dorothy (nee Carr) Foster.  Donna was self employed with her own gift and craft store. Loved mother of Kathy Bryant and Pamela ... [Read more]



Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 11 am (also live streamed)
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Edmond Roy Kingyens, of Brockton, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, March 5, 2022. He was 81. Edmond was born in Carrying Place, Ontario, on June 8, 1940, to the late Roy and Gertrude (nee Hennessy) Kingyens. Those who knew Edmond knew that he was a jack of all trades, and could fix almost anything. These skills ... [Read more]



Friday, March 11, 2022 - 11 am Live Streamed
Trinity Lutheran Church - Ayton
Jerry "Gerrit" Boeve, formerly of Ayton, passed away peacefully with family by his side at Hanover and District Hospital on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.  He was 79.  Born in The Netherlands on July 26, 1942 to the late Gerrit and Aaltjen (nee Peterkamp) Boeve. Many will know Jerry from his time with McIntee Real Estate in ... [Read more]



Saturday, March 5, 2022 - 10:30 am
Holy Family Church, Hanover
Eileen Francis Horrigan, of Fordwich, passed away at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday, February 26, 2022.  She was 94. Born outside of Ayton on September 8, 1927 to the late Lawrence and Margaret (nee Culliton) Horrigan. Eileen was a telephone operator for Grand River Hospital in Kitchener for many years. When her health failed ... [Read more]



Cremation
Future inurnment in Hanover Cemetery
Gregory "Greg" Gardiner, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital with his family at his side on Friday, February 25, 2022. He was 75. Born in Hamilton on September 23, 1946 to the late George and Dorothy (nee Hardiman) Gardiner. Greg was employed with New Life Mills and then eventually moved on to ... [Read more]



Monday, February 28, 2022 - 11 am Livestreamed
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
LUNDY                 Erma Louise Lundy, of Neustadt, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, February 24, 2022. She was 66. Born in Toronto, Ontario, on January 19, 1956, to the late Walter and Loreen (nee Pulfer) Brown.  Survived by devoted husband Wayne Lundy ... [Read more]



Cremation
Bonnie Lee McCabe, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at home, on Sunday, February 20, 2022. She was 55. Born in Ontario on August 2, 1966, to the late Joan Allen Doucet and Ray McCabe.  Many people may remember Bonnie's friendly smile from her years working as a waitress at various restaurants, and a cashier at the various grocery ... [Read more]



Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 11 am
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Mary Elizabeth Weber, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.  She was 82. Born on May 10, 1939 in Bentinck Township to the late Herbert and Minnie (nee Russell) Howie.  Mary was a longtime elementary school teacher with the Grey County board of education. Survived by daughters Susan Galbraith, ... [Read more]



Saturday, February 19, 2022 - 11 am - live streamed as well
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover
Heinz Remers, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, February 13, 2022. He was 78. Born on March 31, 1943 in Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany, to the late Gerhard and Maria (Schramm) Remers. Heinz was a very social man, and will be remembered for his stoic and charming nature that could put anyone at ease. Heinz married the love ... [Read more]



Friday, February 18, 2022 - 11:30 am Live streamed
Mighton Funeral Home
Laura Ivadell Hopkins (nee McBride), formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Central Place in Owen Sound on Sunday, February 13, 2022.  She was 88. Born near Mount Forest on April 8, 1933 to the late Robert and Ella (nee Krotz) McBride. Laura was employed with P & H Foods for over 20 years until ... [Read more]



Graveside Memorial Service - Spring
Robert "Bob" Gordon Parker, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Chapman House on Saturday, February 12, 2022. He was 79 years.  Born on August 4, 1942 to the late Gordon and Mildred (nee Hamel) Parker. Better known as "Bob" by his friends, he ran the family business Parker's Garage selling and fixing tractors ... [Read more]




Larry Thomas Ward, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, February 2, 2022. He was 70.  Born in Guelph on February 19, 1951 to the late Douglas and Gay (nee Drexler) Ward.  Remembered by his children Clara Ward and Larry Ward both of Hanover, Gail (Ralph) Grass of Kincardine, Ted (Julie) Macaulay ... [Read more]



Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 11 am Livestreamed
Morris William Ashbury, of RR#2 Walkerton, passed away peacefully at Elgin Abbey Long Term Care in Chesley on Monday, February 07, 2022.  He was 93.  Born on March 12, 1928 to the late Charles and Christina (nee Kobe) Ashbury. Morris was a lineman for Hydro for many years. He was also a past member of the Hanover Masonic Lodge. ... [Read more]



Private Family Service - 2pm Livestream
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Gerald William Schenk, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, February 03, 2022.  He was 91.  Born on December 10, 1930 at the homestead in Ayton to the late Alvin and Emma (nee Rehkopf) Schenk. Gerald enjoyed trucking for many years before settling down on the farm. He had a way with ... [Read more]




SCHOUWSTRA                           Chase Robert Schouwstra, born into loving arms of his parents on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, for a few hours at Victoria Hospital in London. Chase was a precious little angel of Eric and Karrie (nee Fizell) Schouwstra of Hanover. ... [Read more]



Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 11 am Live Streamed
Salvation Army Hall - Hanover
John Wesley Shatto, of Hanover, was Promoted to Glory, passing away peacefully at the Hanover and District Hospital on February 2, 2022, at the age of 87. John Wesley Shatto was born in South Bend, Indiana on January 19, 1935. Son of Manno and Laura Shatto (Grodey). His early life was spent in Indiana, Texas and California. After college ... [Read more]



Monday, February 7, 2022 - 11 am - live streamed
Hanover Missionary Church
Shaun William Schaefer, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, on Monday, January 31, 2022 at the age of 37. Born on June 22, 1984 to Bill and Sue (nee Yandt) Schaefer.  Those who knew Shaun, knew that he had a bright spirit and positive energy, and lived life to the fullest.  He had a deep love and passion ... [Read more]




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