Obituaries

Doris Mae "Birdie" Wenzel (nee Semple) 

Affectionately known as Birdie, she passed away at the SBGHS- Durham site on August 25, 2019 at the grand age of 95 years. 

Birdie was the daughter of the late Russell Semple and Ellen Naomi (Portway) of Brighton, Ontario.  She is survived by daughters Karen (Steve) Bartley of Calgary, Sherry (Jim) Kocher of Hanover and son Randall (Christine) Wenzel of Hanover.  Sister of Robert Semple of Chalk River, sister-in-laws Jean Semple of Brighton and Margaret Wenzel of Hanover. She will be sadly missed by her 7 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren , 2 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Birdie was predeceased by her husband Armand "Hap" Wenzel in 1987, sisters Muriel "Toots" Smith, Evelyn Summers and brothers Edwin and Murray Semple. 

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm where a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 29th at 11 am. Rev. Tessica Hackshaw officiating. 

Memorial donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

 

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