LADD: Verlyn age 96 of Chatham formerly of Windsor passed away at CKHA Public General Campus, Chatham on Monday October 1, 2012 with her niece Joyce at her side. Verlyn was born in Chatham Township daughter of the late William & Pearlean (VanDusen) Ladd. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Windsor, a missionary for many years and an elementary school teacher in North Buxton and Windsor for 42 years. Surviving is her brother Grant Ladd of North Buxton and  sisters-in-law: Geraldine Ladd and Vera Ladd both of Chatham. A host of cousins, nieces and nephews also survive. She is predeceased by three brothers: Glen, Lorne and Henry Ladd, sisters: Pearl Scott, Miranda and Gertrude Ladd, Sadie Eubanks and Odessa Caliman. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Friday October 5, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. David Tatsu officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Memorial contributions to North Star Cultural Community Centre Windsor, North Buxton Museum or North Buxton Community Church may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at

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