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Betty McTaggart

Mrs. Jean Elizabeth (Noble) McTaggart of Listowel passed away, with her children and sisters at her side, at Lisaard House, Cambridge, on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of the late Jim McTaggart. Dear mother of Steven McTaggart of Mississauga, Dale and Carolyn McTaggart of London, and Dianne and John Prescott of Kitchener.

Grandmother of Matthew and Danielle McTaggart of Kingston, Tyler and Lauren McTaggart of Petawawa, Courtney Prescott of London, and Veronica Prescott of Kitchener. Great-grandmother of Eleanor, Moira, Olivia, Isaac, McKenna and Kinsley.

Sister of Phyllis Jacklynn of Kitchener and Marion Loree of RR 1 Elmwood.

Predeceased by her brothers-in-law Andy Jacklynn and David Loree.

Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Thursday, Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Rev. Don McCallum officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.

Memorial donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel would be appreciated.

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Allan Hiusser

Allan Hiusser of Gorrie passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at the age of 61. Allan will be remembered as a singer-songwriter of country music, and his playing and singing will be greatly missed by his family.

Beloved partner and best friend of Helene Lannin. Loving father of Phillip and Andrea Hiusser, James and Ashley Hiusser, and Amy and Brian Weppler; and stepfather of Tracy and Brady Werth, and Tammy McDonald. Step-grandfather of Brooklyn, Keenan, Sarah and Erich.

Dear brother and brother-in-law of Patricia Wick, Debbie Hiusser, Mona and Waldemar Betker, Ila and John Scherer, Mary Hiusser, Bonnie and Mack Hutchison. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and Elaine Hiusser.

Predeceased by his parents Ervin and Annie (Feltz) Hiusser; his brothers Ivan, Gerald and Barry; brother-in-law Larry Wick and sister-in-law Helen Subject.

Relatives and friends were invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) on Tuesday, Aug. 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Allan’s life will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 505 Wallace Ave N., Listowel on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ralph Dwarika officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Salvation Army or Ontario SPCA Huron County Branch appreciated by the family.

Stuart Peebles

Stuart Peebles, formerly of Atwood, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at the age of 93.

Stuart resided at Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell with his beloved wife Jean, whom he married in 1958. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Monkton, a life member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 332 and a former member of the Atwood Men’s Chorus.

Stuart was an avid gardener specializing in growing roses, did many free-hand drawings and paintings of nature scenes, and loved doing crossword and word search puzzles. He served in the Reserves during the Second World War.

Survived by his wife Jean (Yeoman) Peebles. Loving father of Doug Peebles, Mary and Stephen Reed, Moira and Trevor Barnes, Muriel Vandepol and Paul Coupé, Les and Lori Peebles. Special grandpa of Brian Peebles and Stacey Fletcher, Russ Peebles, Jen Peebles and Ken Buck, Natasha Reed and Nick Tuskan, Nigel Reed, Alycia Reed, Danica Barnes and Aaron Ogunsanya, Nathan Barnes, Nicole Vandepol and Kevin Andrew, Brett Vandepol, and Megan Peebles; and great-grandpa of Damian, Evelyn, Dominic and Mackenzie.

Fondly remembered by Virginia Peebles, brother-in-law Stephen Yeoman, sister-in-law Margaret Nicholl and by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents George and Effie (Stewart) Peebles, sister-in-law Maise Yeoman and brother-in-law Harold Nicholl.

Relatives and friends were invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood (519-356-2382) on Monday, Aug. 18 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation continued at Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell on Tuesday, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Sarah Thompson officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Ritz Lutheran Villa or Knox Presbyterian Church, Monkton appreciated by the family.

Moses Metzger

Mr. Moses Metzger of Listowel passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of Adeline Frey Metzger. Dear father of Ruth Ann and Wayne Helmka, Lyle and Evelyn, and Glenn and Marjory. Predeceased by his son Wayne on July 5, 1978.

Brother of John and Anna Metzger and brother-in-law of Fern and Doris Metzger.

Fondly remembered by grandchildren Christa and Paul Arsenault, Craig Helmka and Joelle Meheux, Daniel and Sarah Metzger, Jeremy Metzger and Katelyn Carter, Michelle Metzger and Cody McIntosh, and Anita Metzger; and great-grandchildren Alice and Eric Arsenault.

Predeceased by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Lloyd and Mary Ann, Harold, Albert and Dorothy and Martin.

Moses was an active member of Listowel Mennonite Church.

Visitation was held on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Listowel Community Family Funeral Home, Wallace Ave N. at Fairlane Rd, Listowel. The funeral service was held at Listowel Mennonite Church on Monday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Norm Dyck officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery Listowel.

Memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital and Listowel Mennonite Church were appreciated.

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