July 2, 2013



Fritz Aeschlimann,beloved husband of Rosa Aeschlimann (Schurch) of Tiverton, passed away at Hanover Care Centre on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the age of 91.

Father of Ruth (Peter) Pfeil, of Switzerland; Fritz (Vreni) Aeschlimann, of Frankfort N.Y.; Hanni  Di Rosa, of Switzerland; Walter (Heidi) Aeschlimann, of Kincardine; Esther (Alfred) Ziegler, of Switzerland; and Susan (Heinz) Gruetter, of Tiverton.

Also greatly missed by grandchildren: Fabian, Benjamin, Oliver, Wesley, Dominic, Lukas, Miriam, Jannina, Tim, Stephanie, Jenny, Kevin, Nina, Lea, Marc and Lynn, and by five great grandchildren.

Predeceased by his son Werner Aeschlimann, and son-in-law Richard Di Rosa.

A memorial service celebrating Fritz’ life will be held at the Bervie United Church on Tuesday July 2, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. with Judy Zarubick officiating.

Donations to Alzheimers or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences may be left on-line at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com.

Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, 12 Queen Street, Box 248, Ripley N0G 2R0; 519-395-2969.



Hendrik “Henry” Willem Smid, of Kincardine, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Monday, June 24, 2013, in his 72nd year.

Beloved husband of Mary Smid (née Zÿlstra) for 51 years.

Dear father of Ena (Ernie) Parker, of R.R.#4, Kincardine; and Jannet Colling (Dennis Park), of Goderich. Loved Opa of Ryan, Sheldon and Clint Parker; and Natasha and Brandon Colling.

Sadly missed by the Smid and Zÿlstra families from Holland.

Predeceased by his son-in-law Larry Colling.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 6-9 p.m.  A celebration of memories was held following the visitation, with Pastor Lynda Janzen officiating.

Memorial donations to the Kincardine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.daveylinklaterfuneralhome.com.