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Katherine "Katie" Goepfrich (Emrich)

April 9th, 1924 - September 21st, 2019
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Obituary

Passed away, peacefully, on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at the Maple Manor Residence, Tillsonburg, Katherine (Emrich) Goepfrich, formerly of the Otterville area in her 96th year. Born in Liebling, Romania, daughter of the late Joseph Emrich and the late Barbara (Tindorf) Emrich. Katherine was well known for her love of knitting, cooking delicious food, baking fantastic desserts and her outstanding vegetable garden. Predeceased by her beloved husband of 51 years Jack Goepfrich (1998). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Marlene Goepfrich (Richard Stanley), Tillsonburg; and late Barbara Durand (deceased in 2013) and survived by a son-in-law Dominique, Moncton, New Brunswick. Proud grandmother of Sylvia (Darren Corning) and their Children: Deacon, Lucy; Natalie Durand (Colin Gauvin) and Gregory Durand (Laura Bonnet). Katherine’s brothers and sisters included: a brother the late Joseph and late Ruth Emrich; a sister Joanne (late Ray Kirby), Brantford; a brother Henry Emrich (Marlene), Simcoe; a sister Barbara (Doug Reeves), Woodstock; a sister Marie Kirby and late Harold, Brantford; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends, neighbours and relatives will be received by Katherine’s daughter Marlene and her husband Richard on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 6 to 9 pm at the MAURICE J. VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOMES – BURIAL AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg (519) 842-4238. Further visitation will be held Wednesday, September 25th from 10 to 11 am at the Peace Lutheran Church, Tillsonburg. Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Katherine Goepfrich to be conducted at the Peace Lutheran Church, 60 Young Street, Tillsonburg by Pastor Paul Schallhorn on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 11 am. Interment follows in the Tillsonburg Cemetery. A special thank you to the staff at Maple Manor for their thoughtful care over the past few months. Memorial Donations to the “Peace Lutheran Church”, the “Arthritis Society” or the “Canadian Diabetes Association” may be made by cheque through the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes, Tillsonburg.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes - Burial and Cremation Services Inc.
    Address
    262 Broadway St.
    Tillsonburg, Ontario N4G 3R7
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Peace Lutheran Church, Tillsonburg
    Address
    60 Young Street
    Tillsonburg, Ontario N4G 3H7
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  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Peace Lutheran Church, Tillsonburg
    Address
    60 Young Street
    Tillsonburg, Ontario N4G 3H7
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    Officiant
    Pastor Paul Schallhorn
  • Interment

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 |
    When
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
    Location
    Tillsonburg Cemetery
    Address
    191-193 Simcoe Street
    Tillsonburg, Ontario
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Our sincere condolences Love from : Annemarie , Conrad, Mark, Christopher, Matthew, and Morgan Marini
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Sylvia Corning

Posted at 09:01pm
Granny, you were the strongest woman I have ever known, and I loved you dearly. Thank you for loving me, guiding me, and always being there for me. We all love you so much, and we will miss you always. You’re with Grandpa now, and Mama in Heaven. Rest In Peace beautiful Granny ❤️
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Posted at 02:15pm
With deepest sympathy, - Adrian and Nancy
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