RATZ: Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, surrounded by the love of her family, on Saturday, August 2, 2014, Olive Ila (Dinsdale) Ratz , of RR 2, Dashwood and recently of Exeter Villa, age 92. Beloved wife of the late Earl William  Ratz  (1999). Loved mother of David “Dave” Ratz of RR 2, Dashwood and dear friend Cathy Pickering and Judy Deichert of London. Loving grandma of Dave (Jr) and Nicole “Nikki” Ratz of Whitby and great-grandma of Kaylee. Mark Deichert and Tya Lothi  of London and her daughter Lillia.  Paul Deichert and Meredith Brown of Stratford and great-grandma of William and Maeve.  Remembered  by her many nephews and their families. Predeceased by her parents Arthur and Elizabeth “Bessie” Dinsdale, sister Gertrude Jacquith, husband Jim, previous husband Harvey Stokes and nephew John Stokes. Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation Wednesday, 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm; where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11 am. Mr. Bob Heywood officiating. Interment in Crediton Cemetery. Olive was a long time and active member of the Grand Bend United Church and of the Shipka Community. If desired, memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, Arthritis Society or charity of choice would be appreciated.  Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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