Monday, June 24, 2024

Obituary: Wimmer, Franz ‘Frank’


Born in Austria on February 11, 1921, a son of the late Franz and Anna (nee Birkmair) Wimmer, Frank passed away peacefully at Errinrung Residence in Thornbury on Wednesday June 27, 2018 at the age of 97.

Frank is survived by his devoted wife Katharina ‘Kitty’ Wimmer whom he married on August 6, 1946 and with whom he shared his life and love for some 72 years.

Frank is remembered as a much loved father by his son Steven Wimmer and wife Elizabeth of North York and Opa to their children Zoe of Calgary and Katie of Halifax, and by his daughter Suzy Hutchison of Barrie and her children Alyssa of Eugenia and Brandon and Cassandra of Chatsworth.

Cremation has taken place and a private family disposition of Frank’s ashes will take place at a later date.

If so desired and as your expression of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations to the Meaford Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, The Valley Chapel, Box 556, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 to whom funeral arrangements have been entrusted.

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