David Witmer

Obituary of David Stanley Witmer

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WITMER, David Stanley

Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at the age of 85 years.  Beloved husband of Rose (Huehn) Witmer for 63 years.  Survived by his sister Ruth Schiedel (the late Ed); brother-in-law Donnie Huehn (Virginia) and sisters-in-law Violet Rank, Barb Huehn (the late Keith) and Pat Winters (the late Gary Huehn). Predeceased by his parents Wilfred Witmer and Enetta (Gingrich, Witmer) Weber, siblings Eileen Shantz (Elmer) and Ken Witmer; his parents-in-law Lester and Hilda Huehn, sister-in-law Evelyn LeMasurier (Ted). Remembered by many cousins, nieces, nephews and their families.

Dave was a dedicated employee at Zehrs Markets for 42 years.  In the winter he refereed hockey, including the Ontario Hockey League, and in the summer he umpired industrial league baseball. Dave treasured time spent with his family. He enjoyed time at their cottage with their friends and neighbours.  He also enjoyed hunting and fishing in Northern Ontario.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday for family and friends. The service can be viewed on-line on Saturday December 10 at 1:00pm at www.erbgood.com

In memory of Dave, donations to Habitat for Humanity-Waterloo Region or the House of Friendship would be appreciated and may be arranged through the funeral home www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

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