Alrutz HenryALRUTZ, Henry - Passed away peacefully at the Haliburton Hospital on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 with his family at his side.  In his 90th year.

Beloved husband of Elisabeth (2010).

Dear father of Marion (Norm) and Walter. Loving grandfather of Tara, Linda, great grandfather of Amanda, Logan, Yenal and by special foster daughter Elise Cote.

Fondly remembered by his family and friends.


Buckingham RobertBUCKINGHAM, Robert 'Bucky' – After a courageous battle, entered into rest peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 in 81st year.

Bucky was the beloved husband of Vera for 60 years. Loving father of Deborah (Randy), Robert, Janet (Kyle) and Mindy (Keith).

Cherished grandfather of Mike (Tammy), Kristopher, Tyrone (Portia), Melissa (Ray), Robbie, Travis, Nicholas, Sabrina; Daniel (Debra), Trevor (Arlene), Katelynn (Christopher), Briannah, Sandy (Jessica) and Corey (Jenn). Great-grandfather to 14 and Honourary of 2.

Dear brother of Janet (Ron) Rakush, Doug (Mayda) Buckingham, June (Bill) Gladwish, Stuart Udall, Lanna Abhram, Maggie Udall and predeceased by John Abhram.


Sinkelman VilmaSINKELMAN, Vilma - Peacefully went to be with her Maker at Extendicare, Haliburton on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 with her loving family by her side, at the age of 93.

Wonderful mother of Tiia and the late Vince Billings, and Tom (Peggy). Vilma leaves behind her sister Aasa.

Loving nana of Glenn (Mary), Gregg, Grant (Cheryl), Robbyn (Gary), Alida (Trevor), and Molly. Precious great grandmother of Brandon, Jeff, Mackenzie, and Sydney.


HUKE, Lori Lynn - (September 3, 1958 - August 16, 2016) -

Passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Brampton Civic Hospital.

Arrangements out of Lindsay. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service.




Keenan DianneKEENAN, Dianne (nee Bowins) - While surrounded by her loving family, entered into rest peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Monday, August 15, 2016 in her 70th  year.

Beloved wife of William (Bill) Keenan.

Loving, supportive mother of her children Tina (Duncan) and Jim. Loving and very proud grandma of James Keenan.

Survived by her sisters Marie Fitch (Ray) and Lynda Robertson (Glenn). Predeceased by her brother Ivan Bowins (Marion). 

Fondly remembered by her sisters and brothers-in-law Mary (Hugh), Jane Ann, Theresa (Ray), Clarence (Kathy), Michael (Barb), Kevin (Dianna), Laverne (Diane).


Stange JoySTANGE, Joy (nee Knettle) - (April 10, 1926 - August 15, 2016) - After a long battle with Alzheimer's, our mother, Mildred "Joy" Stange (nee Knettle) has gone to be with her beloved Rolf in heaven. 

She was the youngest child of John and Ethel. She was predeceased by sisters Annie, Luella and Alberta and brother Oscar. She was in her 91st year.

She is survived by her daughter Janice and her husband Ron and son Dean and his wife Angela. Missed by her grandchildren Madison, Caitlin and Tyler. Also missed by her special friend Bernice. 


Curtis EvelynCURTIS, Evelyn Elva - Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Monday, August 15, 2016. Evelyn (nee West), in her 89th year.

The beloved wife of the late David Curtis (2006).

Much loved mother of Bob (Karen) of Guelph and Linda (Neil) Vivian of Janetville. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and by her great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Helen (Grant) Glassford, Dorothy Kay, Audrey (Alfred) Curtis, Richard (Betty Anne) West, Keith (Cathy) West, Ernie ( Shari) West and predeceased by her brother Lorne West, by her brothers-in-law Glen Kay and Murray Squires and by her sister-in-law Helen West.


GIDDINS, Patricia Isabel 'Pat' - In Loving Memory of Patricia “Pat” Isabel Giddins.

Passed away peacefully at the Hyland Crest Senior Citizens Home, Minden on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at the age of 78.

Beloved wife of Bill, dear mother of Rick (Judy), Dale (Sue) and loving grandmother of Bradley, Michelle and Brandon.


Black JanisBLACK, Janis Josephine - While surrounded by her loving family, entered into rest at her home on Sunday, August 14, 2016. Janis (nee Rea), in her 69th year.

The beloved wife of James (Jim) Black.

Treasured mom of Tish Black (Paul Humphreys) and Steve Black (Laura Korevaar).

Dear sister of John Rea (Peggy) of Kirkfield, Judy Johnson-Holmes of Lindsay, Helen Kay (Ross) of Woodville, Kathy Hoeflich (Erle) of Vancouver, Bruce Rea (Kelly) of Woodville, Susan Tinkler (Bruce) of Kirkfield and Rob Rea (Vicki) of Kirkfield.


Chynoweth RonCHYNOWETH, Ronald Henry 'Ron' - (December 31, 1937 - August 14, 2016 ) - On Sunday August 14th, 2016 at his home in Coboconk, with his loving family at his side, Ron passed peacefully.

Loving husband of 59 years to Bonnie, Dear Dad to Brian ( Sheila), Mike(Leeanne), Mary-Ann "Honey" (Rick) Fitzpatrick, Janice (Kim) Chynoweth, and the late Robert.

Poppa will always be missed by Dylan, Brent, Sean, Anthony, Natasha, Alyssa, Kaitlin, Liam, Jason, Alanna, Christopher, Travis, Trevor, Hilary, Tyler, and the late Dustin. Ron was so proud to also be a Great Poppa to 21. His many brothers and sisters will always remember him.


Chandler MaryCHANDLER, Mary Elizabeth (née Eyres) – Passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital on Sunday August 14, 2016 in her 88th year.

Mary was the beloved wife of the late Victor Chandler.

She is the loving mother of Ken (Lynn) of Lindsay, Robert (Lynn) of Kitchener, Clifford of Lindsay, Lorraine (the late Derek Morris) of Lindsay, Lynda (Norm) Mowat of Oshawa, Brian (Shirley) of Lindsay, Shirley (Warren) Jellicoe of Lindsay, Wayne of Lindsay, George (Mardy) of Lindsay, Mary Lou (Gord) of Lindsay, Stephen (Lisa) of Lindsay, Bette-Lynn (Rick) Elliott of Oro-Medonte, Philip (Jeannette) of Kirkfield, Jeff (Nancy) of Little Britain, Darryl (Ria) of Lindsay and Rachel (Brian) of Lindsay.


Troke LynnTROKE, Lynn - Suddenly at the residence on Saturday evening, August 13, 2016 in her 67th year with her family by her side.

Beloved wife and best friend of John Troke for over 47 years. Loving mother of Derreck (Amanda) of Bowmanville and Michael (Charlene) of Bradford. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Madison, Taylor, Andrew, Turner, Johnathon and Jacob.

Dear sister of Butch, Val, Janice, Les, Hal, George, Nick, Steve, David, Michael, Heather and John. Also lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.


Farmer WandaFARMER, Wanda Dorothy (nee Timbers) - Passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital, in Lindsay on Saturday, August 13th, 2016 in her 83rd year with family by her side.

Wife of George James Farmer (deceased). Predeceased by parents Marshall and Zella Timbers (nee Gummer).

Survived by dear sister Donna James of Georgetown, ON. Fiesty Mother to Rob (Sue), Donna (Robert C), Julia (Todd), James (Audrey) and Colleen (Don).

Super missed Grandmother of Jason (Julie), Colleen (Mark), David (Susan), Tammy (Resty), Josh (Leslie), Jessica (Brendan), Jake and Mitchell. Fondly remembered by her 11 Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandson.


Hamilton OliveHAMILTON, Olive Margaret (nee Rodd) - Passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday, August 12, 2016 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late James Bateman Hamilton (2013).

Dear mother of Beverley (William) Tuplin, Lorne (Kathy) Moore, and predeceased by her daughter Laura Veno. Loving grandmother of Shannon, Shaun(Francis), Robyn, Christina, Duane, Therrin, and great grandmother of Kiran, Lauren and Nick.

Dear sister of Harvey and predeceased by Edward.  Lovingly remembered by her family and friends.


Struik GerritSTRUIK, Gerrit - (August 27, 1927 - August 12, 2016) - With hearts thankful for his full life, we announce the passing of Gerrit Struik on Friday, August 12, 2016, in his 89th year.

Born in Borger, the Netherlands, he immigrated to Canada in 1953 where he met his wife Aartje Veerman, and married her in Toronto on January 19, 1957. Gerrit and Aartje were hard-working immigrants who came to Canada with little, and together made a successful career in farming.

Widowed since 2012, Gerrit leaves behind his children Peter (Brenda), Mark (Jennifer), Isabel, Naomi (Jonathan) and his grandchildren Luke, Josh, and Christina. He is survived by a number of siblings and extended family and friends, and was loved by those who knew him.


Kuiperij IrmgardKUIPERIJ, Irmgard - Entered into rest suddenly on August 12, 2016 at the age of 54. 

Irmgard was the beloved wife for 32 years to Leo. 

Cherished mother of Randy and his fiancée Beryle, Kate and her husband Shawn Urquhart, and Tomm and his wife Lauren. Proud Oma to Dylan and Elise. 

Irmgard will be fondly remembered by her family and friends here and abroad. 


Griffin RalphGRIFFIN, Ralph Wheatley – An honorary life member of the Ross Memorial Auxiliary, entered into rest at Extendicare Lindsay on Friday August 12, 2016.  Ralph Griffin, in his 97th year.

The beloved husband of the late Louise Banting (1998). 

Loving father of Bob and his wife Lyn, son Malcolm and daughter Rosemary. Proud grandfather of Brad and his wife Kim, Kelly and her husband Sean, Christopher and his wife Billie-Joy, Stacey and her husband Kelsey, Annie and her husband Julian and Dylan. Devoted great grandfather “GG” of Kate and Owen, Jax and Jaime, Nahanni and Siselia, Gavin and Travis and Everett.

Fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters.


NICKLE, Yvonne Rita - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on August 12th, 2016 in Lindsay.

Beloved wife of the late Walter John Nickle for over 52 years.

Loving mother of Linda (predeceased), Debbie, Ross and Patsy. Sadly missed by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and extended family.


Pratt RickPRATT, Frederick 'Rick' – Passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay at the age of 62.

Rick was the beloved husband of Cindy.  Loving father of Jennifer and Kristin (Dean).  Cherished Poppa of Alyssa. 

Rick is survived by his father Fred (predeceased by his mother, Shirley), sisters Judy (Nick) and Lorrie, brother Dave (Deb), sister-in-law Denise, and brother-in-law Don (Phyllis) and predeceased by his mother and father-in-law Agnes and Jim Tollett, and brother-in-law Tom (survived by Suzanne).


Hillier LouiseHILLIER, Louise Frances - Passed away peacefully in her 99th year on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, Ontario.

Louise is predeceased by her husband Herbert Hillier and daughter Melody and by her brothers Harry and Jackie.

Louise was a long-term resident and owner of Grandview Villa in Thurstonia Park on Sturgeon Lake.


WORKMAN, Barbara Ethel - Passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Lakeridge Hospital, Port Perry in her 75th year, after a courageous three year battle with cancer. 

She leaves behind husband Frank; daughters Lynn (Jeff Zachmann) and Julie (Jim Sly); step son Darryl Workman (Stephie); mother Bea Watson; brothers Joe Schnabel (Lisa) and David Schnabel (Judy); sister Laurie; grandchildren Larry, Chad, Katie, Jessica, Jasmine and Jamie; great granddaughter Trinity.

Predeceased by her father Joe Schnabel, husband Kent Turner, and daughter Tracy.


Alain JohnALAIN, John Paul - Passed away peacefully at home in Minden on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 after a lengthy illness, at the age of 66.

Loving husband of Carol Alain.  Dear father of Amanda Pentney (Chad), Jesse Alain (Alana), Jason Scott (Mary Ann) and Michelle Alain.  Loving grandfather of Saphira, Alice, Griffin, Te-Anna, Tory and great grandfather of Dallas-Joe and Tarah.

Dear brother of Mary Louise Walker (Gary), Peter Alain (Jackie), Martin Alain (Renee) and predeceased by his brother Brian Alain, and by his parents Beryl (nee Armstrong) and Paul Alain. 


KNOTT, Helen Marie (Dunn)  -  Passed away with family at her side on August 9, 2016 at 99 in Lindsay.

Beloved wife of the late Edward.

Lovingly survived by children Patricia, Vicki and Bob.


Maw TomMAW, Thomas William 'Tom' - Tom Maw, passed away at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, this past Sunday August 7, 2016. Tom was 80 years old and suffered from lung disease.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bunny, his three children and their spouses, Tim (Jennifer), David (Kate), Amanda (Brian) and by his eight grandchildren.

Tom was a longtime member of the Lions Club and served as President in Fenelon Falls, and before that, Strathroy, Ontario. He enjoyed camping and travelling, but loved to go fishing with his grandchildren.

Tom spent most of his working life with CN Rail, leaving the company several years ago as Superintendent of Sarnia operations.


Cherry DwayneCHERRY, Dwayne  - (January 2, 1967 - August 5, 2016) -

Died peacefully at his home.

Predeceased by his partner Char Sutherland.

Survived by his mother Gail, by his father John, his brother Darrell and sister-in-law Jackie, by his sons Darrell and David, niece Devyn and by his nephew Dylan.


Vanstone JackVANSTONE, Jack Earlen - Peacefully, Jack passed away on August 6, 2016 at William Osler Hospital, Etobicoke General site, at age 89.

Born in Lindsay, he completed his primary education at Lindsay Central School. In 1941, he moved with his family to Toronto, where he pursued vocational training and graduated from Weston Collegiate and Vocational School in 1945.

Jack joined the Air Cadet League of Canada in Toronto in 1942 and received pilot training, leading to a private pilot licence. He retired as an Air Cadets instructor with a rank of Flying Officer in the Supplementary Reserve (A.C.O.).

In 1972, Jack completed a beginner’s square dance class, leading to a long association with square and round dancing in the Toronto area. Jack worked for Procter & Gamble, retiring after almost 30 years with the Toronto head office.