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William "Bill" Wynen


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.
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Service Date
Saturday, September 15, 2018