Obituaries

Due to families wishes, not all obituaries are listed.





Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2 pm
Neustadt Baptist Cemetery
 HELWIG, Ruth Louise (née Krigner) on October 4th, 2021, at Rockwood Terrace, Durham, in her 95th year. She is survived by her children Fred (Lynda), Normanby Twp., Susan (Gerry), Toronto, Murray (Debra), Walkerton, Paul, Normanby Twp., Sarah, Quebec City, and Stephen, Calgary; grandma to Rina (Kevin), Erin, Melissa, Luke, ... [Read more]



To be announced
Larrie ‘Larry’ James Alexander, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. He was 79. Born in Hanover, Ontario, on June 2, 1942, to the late Wilfred and Edith (nee Hetsler) Alexander.  Many will remember Larry as a truck driver, hauling for New Life Mills for many years ... [Read more]



Private Family Service - Recorded and posted later
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
UHLIG, Irene Else May 24, 1931 – September 24, 2021 Passed away peacefully at Rockwood Terrace, Durham, in her 91st year. Irene was born to the late Fritz and Else (nee Lüdicke) Lilienthal on May 24, 1931 in Rheydt, Germany. In 1952, at age 21, she immigrated to Canada to be with the love of her life, her then fiancé, ... [Read more]



Public Visitation, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6-8 pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
FILSINGER, Madeline Sophia (nee Horst) Born September 29, 1926  Died September 20, 2021 Cherished wife of the late Clayton Filsinger and much loved mother of Ron (Letitia) Filsinger, Ted Filsinger and Ruth Wise. Predeceased by her sons Jamie Filsinger, John Smith and son in law Brian Wise.  Very proud grandmother, great grandmother ... [Read more]



Monday, October 4, 2021 - 11 am
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery - Ayton
Mervyn Pfeffer of Hanover passed away peacefully at Saugeen Villa Saturday, September 18, 2021.  He was 88 years of age.  He was the son of Charles and Ella (Mueller) Pfeffer and lived the first 26 years of his life on the family farm in Normanby Township.   The family moved to Hanover in 1959 where Mervyn lived the ... [Read more]



Private Family Service
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Isobel Holland (nee Walker), of Hanover, passed away peacefully at McVean Lodge in Hanover on Saturday, September 18, 2021. She was 88.  Born in Turnberry Township, Huron County, daughter of the late Norman and Myrtle (Hollenbeck) Walker.  Isobel was a primary school teacher at James A. Magee until retiring.  Survived ... [Read more]




Private Services
Mary Tilker, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital, on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, with her daughters Anne and Rose and granddaughter Sarah at her side.  Beloved mother of Anne (John) Smith, Jim (Jean) Tilker, Ray (Violet) Tilker, and Rose (James) Vitez, and mother-in-law of Andrew Black.  Beloved ... [Read more]



Saturday, September 18, 2021 - Live Streamed
Dorothy Leibold (nee Keller), formerly of Ayton, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in her 92nd year.  Born in Normanby Township on November 30, 1929, daughter of the late Ezra and Erna (Witt) Keller.  Dorothy was a member of the Red Hats Society, Ayton Seniors, Trinity Lutheran Church ... [Read more]



Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1 pm
Holy Family Cemetery, Hanover
Michelle Landsborough (nee Waechter), of Paris, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hospital in Hamilton on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. She was 52. Born in Hanover on January 5, 1969 to Joseph and Karen (nee Kerr) Waechter. After attending university and college, Michelle began her career as a ... [Read more]




Private Family Graveside Service
Jeffrey "Jeff" Fidler, of Hanover, passed away at his residence on Monday, September 06, 2021.  He was 50.  Born in Walkerton on December 31, 1970 to the late Brian and Sharon (nee Thunstrum) Fidler.  Survived by daughter Alexia Emke (Zachary Middleton) of Hanover. Grandfather of Mason and Lincoln. Fondly remembered ... [Read more]



Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
It is with great sadness to share the news of the passing of Edna Marie Hillgartner, of Hanover, at Hanover and District Hospital, on Saturday, August 28, 2021, with her sister Florence by her side. She was 93. Edna was born on July 20, 1928 to the late Louis and Clara (nee Ehmke) Klages. She loved to spend time with her mother, looking ... [Read more]




Dr. George Sittlinger, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover & District Hospital on Sunday, August 29, 2021.  He was 97.  Born on March 1, 1924 in Austria to the late George and Johanna Sittlinger. Many will remember Dr. George as their Family Doctor in Hanover and prior to that, Red Rock Ontario.  Survived ... [Read more]




Private Family Services
Ethel Elizabeth Emma Hickling (nee Timpson), formerly of Carrick Township, passed away peacefully at Rockwood Terrace in Durham on Saturday, August 28, 2021.  She was 84.  Born on June 3, 1939 in Carrick Township to the late Lincoln and Martina (nee Steffler) Timpson. Ethel was a farm girl and enjoyed farming with her husband ... [Read more]




Private Family Services
Alvin Eugene Grein, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover Care Centre on Saturday, August 28, 2021. He was 84.  Alvin was born in Hanover on July 25, 1937 to the late George and Hilda (nee Fischer) Grein. Alvin was a graduate from Ryerson University in Electronics. He grew up in Hanover and then later raised his own family ... [Read more]



Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 11 am Livestreamed
MaryAnne Zettler (nee Rowe), of Stratford, passed away tragically during a motorcycle accident, while on holidays in Barry's Bay on Thursday, August 26, 2021. She was 57.  Born on April 26, 1964 to Martin and Joan (nee McGillivray) Rowe in Southampton. She was CEO of her own business MAP Embroidery and enjoyed fulfilling customer ... [Read more]



Monday, August 30, 2021 - 10:30 - 11:30 am Public Visitation
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Tom Mather, of Hanover, formerly of Priceville, passed away at Hospice of Waterloo Region on Thursday, August 26, 2021. He was 98. Born in Glenelg Township on May 10, 1923 to the late William and Rebecca (nee Park) Mather. Tom took over the family farm and farmed in Priceville until his retirement. He then moved to Hanover, becoming a ... [Read more]




Private Inurnment of Ashes in Newfoundland
James "Jim" Curran, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, August 23, 2021 with his loving children by his side. He was 85.  Born in Glasgow, Scotland on October 11, 1935 to the late James and Jane, “Jean” (nee Jeffery) Curran. There he spent the first years of his life ... [Read more]



Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 11-12:45pm
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Helen Marie Elizabeth Kraft, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover Care Centre, on Wednesday, August 11th, 2021. She was 90. Born in Chesley, Ontario, on June 28th, 1931, to the late Cecil and Lena (nee Klages) Wendorf.  Helen was known for her friendly smile, and many will remember her from her time working for Buckeye Pearless and ... [Read more]



Private Family Service
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Blanche Indoe (nee Erb), of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, August 12, 2021.  She was 98.  Born in South Grimsby on February 7, 1923 to the late Abram and Ruby (nee McNinch) Erb. Blanche was a Registered Nurses Assistant and thoroughly enjoyed her career.  Survived by son ... [Read more]




Private Family Services
                               Holly Jeanne Zettler (nee Estabrooks) passed away suddenly at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener on Friday, August 7, 2021. She was 59.  Born in Montreal, Quebec on March 23, 1962 to the late Carl and Georgette (nee Gledhill) ... [Read more]




SCHUTT David Paul Schutt, aged 72, passed away suddenly at his home in Hanover on Friday, August 6, 2021.  The son of  Fred and Lenore (McCrae) Schutt, he was born on June 15, 1949 in Stratford, Ontario. He attended elementary school in Stratford until the age of 15, when his family moved to Hanover. He completed his secondary ... [Read more]




Private Family Services
KARL, Allen (May 14, 1967 – July 24, 2021) In loving memory of Allen Patrick Karl of Staffa who passed suddenly after his short courageous battle with cancer. Left behind by loving wife and best friend Marlene Karl (Wall). Devoted father to Sasha Babb of Kitchener, Melissa Babb and Alysia Karl and Matt Bordignon of Nile.  ... [Read more]



Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 1-4 pm
355 Jeremy's Crescent - Mount Forest, ON
MacKinnon, Elsie (née Miller), formerly of Hanover, passed away suddenly on Sunday July 25th at the age of 82.  Elsie was pre-deceased by her husband Al MacKinnon, parents John and Myrtle Miller, brothers John, George and Jim Miller, her daughter-in-law Barb Benninger, sisters-in-law Liz, Joan and Donna MacKinnon, and brothers-in-law ... [Read more]




Carol Ann Whynot, of Hanover, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at Hanover and District Hospital on Monday, July 26, 2021.  She was 70.  Born in Milton, Nova Scotia on April 17, 1951 to the late Stanley and Ruth (nee Anthony) Wamboldt. Carol married Paul Whynot on June 14, 1969 and was employed with Dairy Queen. ... [Read more]




Ronald "Ron" Emke, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.  He was 79.  Born on June 16, 1942 in Hanover, Ontario to the late Louis and Mary (nee Noble) Emke. Ron was employed as a General Parts Manager for GM for many years. He will be remembered for his work ethic and family ... [Read more]



Private Celebration of Life
It is with broken hearts that we announce that Liza Andrade-Clifford has been granted her wings and ascended into Heaven on Saturday evening, July 10, 2021 due to complications from COVID-19. Liza was born in Toronto on March 31, 1968 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She graduated from Bickford Park High School in 1987. Liza was very proud ... [Read more]




Michael Peter Hamm born on April 13, 1941 and passed away on July 11, 2021.  Michael leaves behind his wife Linda (nee Haggett) of 30 years, his children Sherry (Ron) Fehr of Hague, Saskatchewan and James (Cindy) Hamm of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Kevin (Stephanie) Peckford of Ayton and Steven (Melody) Peckford of Bentinck and Tina ... [Read more]



Monday, July 12, 2021 - 11 am
St. John's Lutheran Cemetery - Elmwood
Donald "Don" Allen, of Elmwood, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, July 06, 2021. He was 80.  Born in Sudbury on October 20, 1940 to the late James and Hazel (nee Watson) Allen. Don was employed with Hallman Motors for a few years then in the Maintenance Department with Canada Spool & Bobbin for many years ... [Read more]




Private Family Service
KROETSCH, Adrian Adrian Kroetsch of Walkerton passed away peacefully on July 2nd, 2021 at the Chesley Hospital in his 88th year. Born on the family farm in Carlsruhe on September 3rd, 1933 to the late Philip and Isabelle (Dosman). Loving husband and best friend to MaryAnn (Kuntz) whom he recently celebrated 50 years of marriage with ... [Read more]




Kenneth "Ken" George Hilgendorff, of Neustadt, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.  He was 87.  Born in Neustadt on February 6, 1934 to the late Christian and Mary (nee Zimmerman) Hilgendorff. Ken, also known as "Whisky" was a member of the Neustadt Lions Club. ... [Read more]



Private Family Service
Salvation Army Hall - Hanover
Major Wilson Alonzo Twyne November 26 1947 - June 26 2021 It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Major Wilson Alonzo Twyne. He was a Major in The Salvation Army from his commissioning in 1972 until he was Promoted to Glory on Saturday June 26th, 2021 at the age of 73. After fighting a courageous battle with cancer, he passed ... [Read more]




Jan “John” van der Heide, formerly of Hanover, passed away at Brucelea Haven, Walkerton, on Monday, June 21, 2021. He was 80. Born in Ternaard, Netherlands, on June 5, 1941, to the late Pieter and Betsje (nee Nauta). Loving husband of Rosemary (nee Farrow) for 56 years.  Father of Peter (Carol) of Hanover, Paul (Naomi) ... [Read more]



Private Family Service
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Richard Mallais, of Hanover, passed away at his residence on Thursday, June 17, 2021. He was 71. Born in Cornwall Township on January 4, 1950, son of the late Medric and Stella (Brideau) Mallais. Survived by sons Jimmy Mallais of Oshawa, Eric Mallais of Owen Sound, Richard Mallais of Alberta, grandchildren Maddison and Mason, sister-in-law ... [Read more]




Hazel Hertzberger, of Hanover, passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021. She was 82.  Born in Flesherton, on February 3, 1939, daughter of the late Henry and Islay (nee MacQuaig) Tucker. Loving mother of Sharon (Roger) Binkley, Randy (Kim) Hertzberger, and Lori (Jamie) Edwards, all of Hanover.  Loving grandmother of 7 grandchildren, ... [Read more]




Desboro Cemetery
Gladys Reva Martin, of Hanover, passed away at Grey-Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Thursday, June 17, 2021. She was 85. Born in Derby Township to the late Merton and Rheta (nee Mooney) Barfoot on August 12, 1935.  Many people will remember Gladys from her years of working alongside her husband Gord at their business Gord’s ... [Read more]




FREDERICK John “Jackie” Frederick, of Hanover, passed away peacefully and gently on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the Hanover & District Hospital in Hanover at the age of 78. John was born in Whitney Ontario August 4th, 1942, and graduated from St Joseph’s High School, Barry’s Bay, Ontario in 1958. He commenced ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside
Hanover Cemetery
Annie Kathleen "Kaye" Hallman, of Durham, formerly of Hanover passed away at Rockwood Terrace, Durham on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in her 102nd year. Born in Hanover, on July 23, 1919, daughter of the late Joseph and Laura (Locking) Tilker. Survived by daughter Judy (Helmut) Walters of Hanover, sons Rev. Ronald Hallman of Milton, ... [Read more]




Irene Davis, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Monday, June 7, 2021, in her 95th year. Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, on November 17, 1926, to the late John and Martha (nee Snell) Mortimer.   Irene has left the party but she insists that everyone carry on without her and simply raise a glass ... [Read more]



Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Carlsruhe
Bernard Oberle, of RR# 3 Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital just 6 months after the passing of his beloved Glenna, on Sunday, May 30, 2021.  He was 85. Born in Carlsruhe, Ontario on December 17, 1935 to the late Norman and Tulita (nee Montag) Oberle. Bernard was an Assistant Foreman with Hanover Kitchen ... [Read more]




Kenneth Wellbrock, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Thursday, May 20, 2021.  He was 79.  Born in Saskatchewan on December 20, 1941 to the late Donald and Muriel (nee King) Wellbrock. Ken was very handy when it came to cars and fixing things. He worked as an auto body mechanic in the Auto Industry ... [Read more]




Dave Cassidy, formerly of Toronto, passed away peacefully at home in Hanover on Sunday, May 23, 2021 in his 72nd year. Dave will be sadly missed by loving and caring daughter Jennifer Cassidy (Matt) and grandchildren Justin (Alyssa), Riley (Jasmine) and Emily, step daughter Nicole Greensides (Peter) of New Zealand. Survived by loving and ... [Read more]




David Keith Lichty, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, May 16, 2021.  He was 70. Born in Kitchener, Ontario on December 5, 1950 to the late Kenneth and Dorothy (nee Tomlin) Lichty. Many will remember David when he worked for Canada Post as a Postal Worker in Hanover. He will be missed by many friends ... [Read more]




Roberta Marie Kollen, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. She was 71.    Born in Noel Road, Hants County, Nova Scotia, on July 11, 1949 to the late James and Doris White. Roberta worked for Maritime Medical Insurance company for many years as ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside
Gordon  Allensen, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, May 08, 2021.  He was 83.  Born in Neustadt on November 29, 1937 to the late Isaac and Hilda (nee Hossfeld) Allensen. Gord was employed with Campbell Soup in Listowel for many years. He was known as a social butterfly and his interests included helping ... [Read more]



Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover
Jean Thibaudeau (nee Walker), of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Rockwood Terrace in Durham on Saturday, May 8, 2021, after a battle with ALS.   Jean was 79.  Born on June 7, 1941 in Owen Sound to the late Allan James and Viola Ellen (nee Kingston) Walker. Jean will be remembered by many in the Standardbred racing industry. ... [Read more]




Private Family Service
Keith Reginald Aldrich, of Hanover, passed away peacefully just two days after celebrating his 93rd birthday at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.   Born in Howick Township on April 26, 1928 to the late George and Rosetta (nee Kroft) Aldrich. Keith was the owner of Devizes Cheese and proudly supported ... [Read more]



Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 10:30 am Live Streamed
Mighton Funeral Home
WEBER Joyce Helen (nee Davenport) Weber of Ayton died peacefully at University Hospital-London Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, April 27th in her 71st year.  Born on December 1, 1950 in Owen Sound to the late Frederick and Helen (nee Hemstock) Davenport.  Joyce performed many vocal, piano, and viola selections in community ... [Read more]




Private Family Service
George Hopf, of Hanover, passed away peacefully surrounded by love at Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce in Owen Sound on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.  He was 80.  Born in Walkerton on October 4, 1940 to the late Jacob and Loreeta (nee Kirstine) Hopf. George was employed with Lloyd Hope Construction. He was a character for sure ... [Read more]



Private Family Graveside
Crispin Cemetery, Hanover
Mildred "Muriel" McRitchie, formerly of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Elgin Abbey Nursing Home in Chesley on Sunday, April 18, 2021.  She was 84.  Born in Brant Township on September 12, 1936 to the late Roy and Velma (nee McCague) McRitchie. Muriel enjoyed living on the farm with her brother Oliver and was ... [Read more]



Friday, April 9th, 2021 - 11 am Live Streamed
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Neustadt
Willard Milton Rehkopf, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, on Monday, April 5, 2021, in his 92nd year. Born on December 13, 1929, in Normanby Township to the late Daniel and Rose (nee Nicolai) Rehkopf.  Willard married the love of his life, Eileen Allensen, in November of 1953, at St. Peter’s Lutheran ... [Read more]




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