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Helen Dobson

January 1, 1930 — April 21, 2017

Helen Victoria (Vollmer) Dobson of Ethel passed away on Friday, April 21st, 2017 at Listowel Memorial Hospital surrounded by family. Born in Mornington Township on July 28, 1930, Helen was in her 87th year. Helen was the beloved wife of the late William Dobson. Dear mother of Allan and Barb Dobson of Palmerston, Ruth and Wayne Ward of St. Thomas, Donna and Roger Smith of Simcoe, Jim and Lois Dobson of Listowel, Norm Dobson of Ethel and Darlene and Kevin Nichol of Tottenham. Dear sister of Edna and Fred Wick of St. Mary's. Dear sister in law of Beverly Vollmer of Listowel, Gordon Stemmler of Kitchener, Frank Gibbons of London and Pete and Dorothy Dobson of Port Elgin. Also loved by her 15 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters Jean Stemmler, Rita and George Graff, and Elizabeth Gibbons; her brothers Carl and Clara Vollmer, Sheldon and Leona Vollmer, Elgin and Beatrice Vollmer, Edgar Vollmer and Lorne Vollmer; and her sister in law Jean Dobson. Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM Sunday from the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels, where a Legion Memorial Service will be held at 9:00 PM under the auspices of Brussels Legion No. 218 RCL. The funeral service will be conducted from the Brussels Legion on Monday, April 24th at 11:00 AM officiated by Reverend Jeff Hawkins. Burial to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Brussels Legion Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family.
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