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Wettlaufer, Violet (Died on 5 Jun 2016)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 6 Jun 2016, A, p. 9, column 3

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WETTLAUFER, Violet - Violet Olive Wettlaufer, 89, of Tavistock passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital, with family by her side on Sunday, June 5, 2016. She was born in South Easthope Township, Perth County on May 31, 1927 a daughter of the late John and Jessie (Patterson) Dewberry. She married Harry Edward Wettlaufer on January 22, 1944. Harry predeceased her on September 9, 1991. Following their marriage Harry and Violet farmed on the 18th line of East Zorra Township until they moved to Tavistock. Violet then worked at McConnell Nursery and at the Bonnie Brae Health Care Centre in Tavistock. She was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, East Zorra and of the Ladies of St. Matthew's and a former member of Princess Elizabeth Women's Institute. She was an avid card player and enjoyed quilting and craft painting. Violet is survived by 7 children, Jack and wife Jean Wettlaufer, Garry and wife Elizabeth Wettlaufer, Tim Wettlaufer, all of Woodstock; Clare and wife Brenda Wettlaufer, Ronald Wettlaufer, all of Tavistock; Lynn and husband Ken Blum of Mount Elgin, Ken Wettlaufer of Kitchener; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter, Heather (in infancy); her great-granddaughter, Allison; her brother, Robert Dewberry; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Gladys and Wilfred Martz, Isabel and Jim Borden; "Wettlaufer" brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Erhardt and Olive Neeb, and Roy and Margaret Hartman. Relatives and friends will be received in the FRANCIS FUNERAL HOME , 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dale. Finch will officiate. Interment in St. Matthew's Lutheran Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, East Zorra or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 519-655-2431

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6 Jun 2016
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Wettlaufer, Violet (Died on 5 Jun 2016)