Born in Chesley on September 12, 1932, daughter of the late William Austin and Lucinda Muir. She was predeceased by her husband Lyle in 2006. Cherished mother of Randy of R.R. #1 Desboro, Susan (Charles) Gateman of Shallow Lake, William (Jacqueline) of Williams Lake, B.C., Braun (Pamela) of Williams Lake, B.C., Tim (Anita) of Listowel, Joy of R.R. #1 Desboro, and Janet (David) Condinho of Fordwich. Yvonne will be sadly missed by 17 grandchildren: Dennis (Renee), Amanda (Jody), Joel (Heather), Valerie (Steve), Jasmin (Kelly), Daina (Ryan), Fawn (Keith), Robin, William (Danielle), Tyler, Calista (Ron), Jasmin (Lindsey), Nicole (Graham), Amelia (Miles), Vanessa, Mariah, and Savannah. Lovingly remembered by 8 great-grandchildren: Emily, Travis, Penelope, Austin, Jake, Kona, Kayden, and Faith. Dear sister of Doris Batty of Harriston. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews and sisters-in-law.
Yvonne was predeceased by her son Edward (Ted), sisters Mildred, Marjorie, Stella, Hazel, Shirley, Yvonne Mildred, and brothers Jack, Roy and Earl.
Visitation will be held at the Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Monday, September 9th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Chesley Community Centre (129 4th St. S.E.) on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 1 pm. Interment in Chesley Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Chesley Hospital Foundation or Owen Sound Oncology Department would be appreciated.
The family appreciates the loving care given to our Mom by the Chesley Hospital, Dr. Winterton, Owen Sound Oncology doctors, nurses and volunteers. We are at a loss for words for the excellent care and personal attention given to Mom in her home setting by the CCAC Care Partners nurses, and the Para Med PSW’s. Thank you, thank you, thank you.