William "Bill" Wynen
Wynen, William (Bill) - Passed away peacefully at Freeport Hospital
with his family by his side on September 11, 2018 in his 83rd year.
Loving husband of Irene Wynen (nee Vandenhoff) for 56 years. Devoted
father of Corinne Wood (Ken), Yvonne Yahn (David), John Wynen (Julie)
and Steve Wynen (Cathy Taylor). Bill was the proud and loving Opa of
Josh (Vanessa), Adam (Rachael), Nick (Caitlin), Rebecca, Max,
Clarissa, Hannah, Katelynn, Zachary and Emilie. Bill was predeceased
by granddaughter Grace Wynen. Bill was born into a family of fourteen
children, and will be sadly missed by his brothers, sisters and a
large extended family. Bill immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands
in 1953 and immediately settled in Waterloo Region. He worked for many
years at General Bakeries/Wonder Bread before running the successful
Brown Barrel in Sheffield with Irene. In retirement, Bill’s
passions were walking, gardening, music and playing cards. Bill and
Irene were proud members of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and the choir.
Family and friends will be received at the CORBETT FUNERAL HOME 95
Dundas Street South, Cambridge on Thursday Sept. 13th from 2 - 4 p.m.
and 7 - 9 p.m, and Friday Sept. 14th from 6 - 9 p.m. Funeral service
will be held on Saturday Sept. 15th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ambrose
Catholic Church, 210 South Street, Cambridge with a reception to
follow. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to
Canadian Food for Children or Innisfree House.