Irene Else Uhlig May 24, 1931 - September 24, 2021 passed away peacefully at Rockwood Terrace, Durham, in her 91st year.                              

Irene is survived by her children Margrit Uhlig (Frank Smith) of Turtleford, Saskatchewan, Klaus Uhlig (Deirdre Slowey) of Toronto, Lore Chuipka (Perry) of Wiarton, Werner Uhlig (Heather Reay) of White Cloud Island and Ellen Rumsey (David) of Hanover. Predeceased by her husband, Gert, and son, Peter, in 1965.

Oma is fondly remembered by grandchildren Brier, Kira, Tristan, Noel, Peter, Sydney, Serena (Adie), Kyle, Rachel (Matthew), Chelsea (Chad), Dylan (Alyssa), Justin (Kayle), Lauren (Kevin), Morgan, Erik and Gillian, and five great grandchildren. She will be missed by many, but especially her family and good friends Joyce, Lorraine and Joan.

Irene is survived by her brothers Dieter Lilienthal and Hans Fey in Germany, and sister Christel Weber of Waterloo. 

A public visitation  will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Monday, September 27, 2021 from 11-11:45 am. As per COVID mandates, masks are required indoors.  A private family funeral service will be held on Monday, September 27, 2021. The service will be recorded and uploaded to the funeral home website in the coming days. 

Interment in Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Ontario. 

Memorial donations to the St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church or to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at



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