Peacefully with his family at his side at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich on Friday, April 20th, 2018 of Bayfield and formerly of Staffa in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Betty Lou (Kraemer) Norris for 58 years. Dear father of Bonnie and Jim Patterson of Iona Station, Bruce and Nancy Norris of Staffa, Kathy and Bill Rhynard, Karen and Lawrence Bergsma all of Clinton, and Hugh and Myah Norris of Ingersoll. Adored grandfather of Jamie and Scott, Jodie; Bridget and Morgan, Brad and Sarah, Heather and Roger; Kendra, Josh; Nicole, Sean, Courtney; and Abby, Will, Kim and Cam. Loving great-grandfather of Brady, Liam, Max, Brooks, and Logan. Brother and brother-in-law of Audrey and Ron Sedley of Haliburton, Ruth Howard of Hensall, Ruth Baile of London, and Ron and Nancy Kraemer of Mitchell. Fondly remembered by his several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers-in-law Ron Howard and Harvey Bailie. Ivan was proud to be a 32 Degree Mason, a 25 year Shriner, a 50 year Mason and the Warden of Perth County in 1989.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 49 Goshen Street North, Zurich on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held at the Stanley Community Centre, 38594 Mill Road, Varna on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 11 AM with Rev. Rob Congram officiating. Interment Staffa Cemetery.
There will be a Masonic service in the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM under the auspices of Tudor #141 A.F. & A.M.
Donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, Bayfield or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.