Roy Krauter – of Goderich, passed away peacefully at Clinton Public Hospital on Saturday September 8, 2012 at the age of 84.  Roy was born on September 24, 1927 in Woolwich Township, a son of the late Emerson and Addie (Otterbein) Krauter.  After 39 years of employment at Uniroyal General Products, Roy and his wife Marie moved to Londesborough in 1986 to enjoy their retirement.  He spent many hours doing puzzles and games of any kind and enjoyed riding his bicycle around Paul Bunyan Park.

Beloved husband of Marie (Douglas) Krauter whom he married in 1961. Loving father of Kevin Krauter and Diane McPhail of Apex, North Carolina and Kimberley Elliott and Chris Click of Allen, Texas.  Fondly remembered by loving grandchildren Austin, Finley, Justin and Katie, and Devon.  Dear brother-in-law of Gerald and Carolyn Douglas of Grand Bend, Roy and Colleen Douglas of Point Clark, Harold and Connie Douglas of St. Mary’s and Lloyd (deceased) and Ruth Douglas of Stratford.  Remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his sisters Marie and husband Wilfred Lindner, Erla and husband William Wilkie and his brother Clifford and wife Helen Krauter.

Roy’s family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Tuesday September 11 from 6-9 p.m. and on Wednesday September 12, 2012 from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Michelle Owens officiating.  Cremation to follow with interment in Donegal Cemetery at a later date.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Clinton Public Hospital or Alexandra Marine & General Hospital, Goderich appreciated by the family.

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