Klassen: Peter – passed away suddenly on Thursday January 31, 2019 at his residence.  Peter Klassen of Kitchener and formerly of Simcoe & Port Rowan in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of Sara Helen “Sadie” (Dueck) Klassen whom he married August 4, 1956.  Dear father of Lois & husband James Nickel of Winnipeg, Ren & wife Joy of Kitchener and the late Patricia (October 24, 2018) and husband Tony Bouk of Tillsonburg.   Sadly missed by his 6 grandchildren Michael, Trish & Daniel, Joshua & Aiglee, Brittany, Luke, Ezra & great grandson Kingsley. Survived by his brothers John & wife Alita of St. Jacobs and Tom & wife Lydia of St. Williams, by his sisters Anne & husband Abe Toews and Martha & husband Dick Morgan all of Simcoe and by sister-in-law Helen of St. Catharines.

Predeceased by his parents Jacob & Helen (Unger) Klassen, by brothers J.P & Anne, Henry, Nick & Annie, Herman, Ed, Walter and by sisters Helen & Cornie Friesen and Mary & Abe Petkau.

Relatives and friends may call at the Kitchener Mennonite Brethren Church 19 Ottawa St., N., Kitchener on Monday February 4, 2019 from 12-1:45pm followed by the funeral service at 2:00pm.  Reception to follow.  Private family interment will take place in the Fairview Cemetery, Port Rowan on Tuesday February 5, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Gideons or to a local Church of your choice (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.

 Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Glendinning Funeral Home 40 William St., Plattsville.


BUTLER: Foster Dawn

BUTLER: Foster Dawn – passed away peacefully with family at her side on Tuesday January 1, 2019 at McMaster Children’s Hospital following a tragic accident on Christmas Day, Foster Butler of Innerkip at the age of 2 and half years.

Cherished daughter of Katie Clark & Jason Butler.  Loving little sister of Walker.  Special granddaughter of David & Judy Clark of Innerkip and Nancy & Bill Butler of Innerkip.  She will be fondly remembered by her aunts and uncles Christopher & Jen Clark, Jenny & Kyle Bichan, Michael & Catrina Clark, Jon & Steph Clark, Robert & Michelle Clark, Jackie & Dave Steinman, John & Tracey Butler, Jeff & Amy Butler and by her many, many special cousins.

Relatives and friends may call at the Glendinning Funeral Home, 40 William Street, Plattsville on Saturday January 5, 2018 for a Celebration of Foster’s life from 1-4 pm with Words of Remembrance at 3:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation or the Ronald McDonald House (cheques accepted) would be appreciated by the family.