84 years, passed away, peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, October 18, 2015. Beloved husband of Margaret. Dear father to David and Rose, Debbie and Michael, and Lisa and Andrew. Cherished grandfather to Noah, Dominique, Evan and Daniel. Dear brother of Lucie and Kris Kreling, Elsie and Fred Sharp. Sigmund immigrated during the Second World War to the town of Olinda, Ontario, where he found his passion for agriculture. He worked and purchased the farm in 1961 that is known today as Nickels Orchards. Sigmund was a founding member of the Western Ontario Fruit Testing Association which provided many of the fruit varieties grown in Ontario today. He was honoured with the 2008 Award of Merit from the Essex County Associated Growers. Sigmund’s warm and friendly smile and distinctive voice, always ready to sit and have a chat with those he loved most, about the things he loved most, his family, his friends and his farm. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Sigmund’s life at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca
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