Obituaries

RITA ZIPFEL

 

Rita Amalia Zipfel, beloved wife of Frank Zipfel for 61 years, passed away at Trillium Court in Kincardine on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at the age of 84.

 

She was born on Sept. 15, 1934, in Hohensachsen, Germany, to the late Karl and Christina Kolb. Greatly missed by three daughters: Priscilla (Blain) Carruthers, Debbie (Art) Stanley and Shanda (Mike) Hewitson; and by her grandchildren: Jaime Lee, Chelsea, Melanie, Meghan, Cass and Joshua.

 


MARGARET FERGUSON

 

Margaret Ferguson passed away peacefully at the Kincardine hospital on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in her 95th year.

 

Survived by her children: Glen (Doreen), Grant (Diann), Wayne (Diane), Mary Lynne (Murray), Kevin and Carol (Bill).

 

Also greatly missed by her grandchildren Doug, Julie, Kerry, Sarah and Jenna; great-grandson Everest; sister Audrey and by several nieces and nephews.

 


BONNIE SHEWFELT

 

Barbara “Bonnie” Jane Shewfelt (née Lambert) passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Sept. 17, 2018, in Richmond, B.C., just after celebrating her 77th birthday.

 

Bonnie is lovingly remembered by her husband of 55 years, Ken; their sons Jeff (Tracey) and Todd (Lorraine), as well as her grandchildren Taylor, Lauren, Matthew and Gabriel.

 


Dr. MALCOLM MACDONALD, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.

 

Dr. Malcolm (Mac) R. MacDonald passed away in Kincardine on Tuesday, Aug.14, 2018, in the loving arms of his family.

 

Beloved husband of Annette (predeceased).

 

Devoted father of Jeffrey and his wife Marcela.

 

Brother of Mildred, Isabel, Esther, Gordon, Ken, and Elma Mae.

 


DON McLEOD

 

On Sept. 18, 2018, with loved ones by his side, Donald “Don” McLeod, 78, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer.

 

Don was survived by his son, Ryan McLeod, who had returned to Kincardine to be with his father for the remainder of his life.

 

Don was a proud employee of the Kincardine P.U.C. and worked as a Chief Operator for Water Safety for over 40 years before his retirement.

 


JOHN F. KIRBY

Nov. 9, 1927 - Sept. 17, 2018

 

John Francis Kirby, of Kitchener and formerly of Kincardine, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the age of 90.

 

He was predeceased by his lovely wife Muriel in 2014.

 

Greatly missed by his daughters Valerie Foltz (Tim), Barrie; Diane Kirby (Martin), Calgary; and Sylvia Kirby (Bill), Waterloo.

 


JUNE KERSLAKE

 

June Eileen (Ibbotson) Kerslake passed awayat Huron Shores Hospice in Tiverton on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at the age of 80.

 

Born in Kincardine Township on March 26, 1938, she was the daughter of Christina (McKenzie) and George Ibbotson.

 


GWEN HARRISON

 

Gwen Harrison (Smith) of Ripley passed away at the Kincardine Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at age 90.

 

She was born in Chatham on May 3, 1928, to the late Gladys (Knights) and Russel Smith. Beloved wife of the late Howard Harrison.

 

Greatly missed by her daughter Sally Harrison of Windsor and son Kevin “Howie” Harrison of Ripley.

 


LOUISE HAMMOND

 

Mary “Louise” Hammond (née Arsenault) of Wingham passed away at the Wingham & District Hospital, surrounded by family, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in her 86th year.

 

Beloved wife of Raymond “Frank” Hammond.

 

Cherished mother of Janice (Mitch) Smith-Ward of Waterford, Brian of Orangeville, Gary of Toronto, Shelley (Dwight) Wilson of Grimsby and Alison (Wayne) Lawrence of Tiverton.

 


RUDY LANGHANS

 

Ruediger (Rudy) Langhans passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, at the Kincardine hospital on Sept. 11, 2018.

 

Loving husband to Annemarie (Mimi).

 

Dear brother to Wolf and a cherished father, grandfather and uncle.