Obituaries

It is with great sadness we announce the death of Lynne Bunker (nee Watts) of Walkerton on Friday September 20, 2019 at Walkerton Hospital. Born in Toronto, raised and educated in Winnipeg, moved to and married in Burlington, chose to raise children on a farm near Fordwich, spent retirement years in their log house on acreage near Mildmay and then a home in Mildmay.

A life spanning 10 decades enriched with intellectual, physical and social pursuits: a university degree in sociology; years of swimming (some of that spent synchronized swimming at Banff Springs Hotel), cross country skiing on their gorgeous ‚ÄúWoodpile‚Ä̬†acreage, bowling in the local league, dancing; always active in the local community. Lynne was many things to those around her:a wife and companion that supported, respected and always enjoyed the company and witty banter of her husband of 67 years a mother who set a terrific example to her children a sister and best friend to Joan a grandmother who inspired independence and a love of the outdoors a friend always at the ready to assist a neighbour always generous and thoughtful a host to wonderful Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years festivities a gracious and accomplished competitor at bid euchre, bridge, scrabble, bowling an adherent of the Anglican Church as church warden and treasurer at the Fordwich Anglican church and ACW member a student, then leader in Christopher Leadership Courses a contender in fall fair entries of preserves, pies and produce a supporter of many charitable causesan ardent reader and journal writer a great dance partner a wonderful travel companion and all executed with style and decorum Survived by husband Doug and sister Joan of Hanover. Predeceased by sister Claire of England. Mother of Sandy (Sylvia), Tim (Brenda), Christine Wasylyk (Glen) and Alison¬†(Duncan). Grandmother to Greg (Ramya), Bob (Jacquie), Andrea, and Alex (Mauro);Pamela (James), Cheryl (Zac) and Todd; Amy Wasylyk and Beth Wasylyk; and Hamish. Great grandmother to Cameron, Caleb, Cece and Taylor. Many thanks to the staff at London University and Walkerton Hospitals for their caring, compassion and unwavering professionalism.¬†A private celebration of Lynne ľs life to be held in October.If you like, donations to the Red Cross, Salvation Army, WWF, Sleeping Children or charity of your choice would be a most appropriate way to honour Lynne.She would take the scenic route to a destination, knowingly getting lost along the way.

Funeral arrangements intrusted to Greg Roberts Funeral Home , Mildmay

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