Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at his residence, on Thursday, December 30, 2004, Egbert Faber, of R.R. 3 Kippen, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband, for 68 years, of Susan ( Oesch) Faber. Dear father of Carol and Tom Penhale of Bayfield, Ken and Helen Faber of R.R. 3 Kippen and Dianne De Wys of R.R. 2 Zurich. Loved grandfather of Rick and Deb Penhale, Wendy and Tom Johnston, Sandra Faber, Darrell and Sue Faber, Angela and Dave Roth, Lori and Brian Bearss, Brad De Wys and Kim and Brent Grainger and great-grandfather of Ryan, Kendra and Krysta Penhale, Kelsey and Tyson Johnston, Jake and Emily Faber, Taylor, Kenneth and Katelyn Roth and Bevin Bearss. Predeceased by his parents Stoffer and Heiltje (Broekstra) Faber and brothers Harry, Jack, Rochus and Cornelius Faber. Bert was a retired farmer of 45 years and a member and past elder of St. Andrew’s United Church, Kippen who enjoyed hobbies such as checkers, chess and bicycle repairs.
Family and friends will be received at the Hensall Visitation Chapel, 79 King St. Hensall on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. The funeral service will be conducted in the Kippen United Church on Sunday, January 2, 2005 at 2 p.m. Rev. Marybeth Wilson officiating. Interment Hensall Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew’s United church, Kippen or the Tsunami Disaster Relief Fund (Canadian Red Cross).