Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Monday January 13, 2014. Francis Tedford of R.R. 2, Lakefield in his 97th year, beloved husband of 72 years to Isabel (Freeburn). Loving father of Gwenda Ray (Walter) and Yvonne Park (Larry) all of Warsaw, Gail Oke (Jim) and Bill Tedford (Cheryl) all of Lakefield. Grandpa ‘T’ will always be loved and remembered by Valerie, Cindy, Cameron, Stacey, Beverley, Brad, Travis, Tyler, Sherri and Will and by his great granddaughters Madelyn, Grace and Emily. Also survived by his sister-in-law Gwen Tedford. Predeceased by his parents Will and Edith Tedford, sister Evelyn Tedford and brothers Gerald (Dorcas) and Elmer Tedford. A private family service has taken place at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity most meaningful to the donor. Friends may send condolences to Francis’ family by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.