Eileen Weppler, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Friday, August 28, 2020. She was 99.
Born in Owen Sound, daughter of the late Vernon and Mabel (Beattie) Barber. Eileen was instrumental on the family farm, working along side her father, learning the meaning of hard work ethic, values and pride in a job well done. She will always be remembered for her abundance of jewellery and fashionable taste. She was a member of the Campbell's Corner Women's Institute and forged many lifelong friendships there.
Survived by daughters Donna Leontaritis of Athens Greece and Erla (Bill) Garcia of RR#1 Walkerton and son in law Danny Strelec of London. Loved grandmother of Dimitri, Costos, Kelly, Michael, Sherry, Sean, Brandy and their families. She was the last remaining member of her family and was so looking forward to reaching her 100th birthday. She will be missed by all her nieces, nephews and their families and her dear friend Art Proctor of Hanover. Predeceased by husband Earl Weppler, daughter Sheila Strelec, sisters Evelyn Lundy, Annie Lond, Dorothy Gamble, Beatrice Ferguson, Mabel Collins, Mary Sherman, brothers Aubry Barber, Reggie Barber, Howard Barber and Norman Barber.
A Private Family Graveside Funeral Service was held on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 11:30 am at the Hanover Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Hanover and District Hospital or to the Missionary Church - Hanover were appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.