Passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus at the age of 87.
Beloved husband for 66 years of Erla (Wideman). Loving father of Marlene (Rick) Hornsby, Ron (Peggy), Grace (Ken) Bott, Ken (Pilar), Doris (Steve) Holst, Wayne (Ramona), and Laurie (Dean) Bott. Loving Grampa of 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Survived by brother Emanuel (Adeline), sisters Elizabeth (the late Joshua) Martin, Hettie (the late Sidney) Metzger, and Adah (the late Elam) Burkhart. He will be missed by his many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Predeased by son Warren (1992), infant daughter Lorna (1959), parents Titus and Adah (Martin) Bauman and several siblings.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Bethel Mennonite Church, 6772 Eighth Line West, RR 1, Elora from 2-5 p.m. Please remain in your vehicle until an attendant invites you in.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 2 p.m.at Floradale Mennonite Church, 22 Florapine Road, RR 1, Elmira at 2 p.m. by invitation only, followed by a private family interment in Bethel Mennonite Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated, and may be placed through the Dreisinger Funeral Home at 519-669-2207.
To donate direct, please send cheques or donate online to the charity of your choice. Call us at the funeral home, 519-669-2207 and we will place a card to the family (as always, we still accept cash or cheque at the funeral home)
Canadian Cancer Society
380 Jamieson Parkway, Unit 12
Cambridge, ON N3C 4N4
call 519-886-8888 www.cancer.ca
Heart & Stroke Foundation
2-1373 Victoria St. N.
Kitchener, ON N2B 3R6
Established in 1905 by Christian Dreisinger, the Dreisinger Funeral Home has been committed to serving Elmira and surrounding area with the care and attention only an independent family funeral home can provide.