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Karl Roy Brethauer

In Loving Memory


Born in Galt, Ontario

December 16, 1957

Died in Sarnia, Ontario

March 2, 2017

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Obituary Announcement

Brethauer; Karl

Suddenly, at his residence, on Thursday March 2nd, 2017, at the age of 59. Karl was the beloved husband of Pat for 35 years. Loving father of Matthew and his wife Lisa, Andrew and his partner Robyn, and April and her partner Ryan. Dear grandfather of Benjamin and Katelyn. He will be fondly remembered by his mother Jean Brethauer, his siblings Diane Dedman (Bob), Don (Louann), Susan Brethauer, Terry, Sharon Morrice (Dave), his mother in law Kathleen MacDonald,  and his In-laws Jim (Janene), Sandy Ferguson (Bill), and Susan Beach (Nigel) and his nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his father Gord, brother Leslie, father-in-law Neil MacDonald and sister- in-law Lyla Harrison. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the McCormack Funeral Home – Stewart Chapel, 254 George Street (at College Avenue) for Memorial Visitation on Friday March 3rd from 7-9 pm. A Service of Remembrance will be held at McCormack Funeral Home of Saturday March 4th at 1 pm. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Karl’s Guestbook” at If desired, donations to the Canadian Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated.



Friday March 3rd , 2017

McCormack Funeral Home

7-9 pm

Funeral Service

Saturday March 4th , 2017

McCormack Funeral Home

1 pm.



Lakeview Crematorium


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So sorry to hear of Karl's passing Roger Sherri and Family

Sherri kameka

May the peace that passeth all understanding be yours at this time and in the months ahead of you. Our heartfelt sympathy to Pat and the family as you walk this road called grief. Know you ar loved and in our prayers. Hugs to each one of you.

Phil & Betty Ann Brewer-Morehouse

Dearest Pat I am so sorry to hear of your loss, I remember Karl as such kind and caring person and can't believe this has happened,I am thinking of you Pat and my heart ️ goes out to you and your family at this time of grief.with love and hugs from Heather Wylie and may God bless you and give you strength

Heather Wylie

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this difficult time.

rick brethauer

Sending our deepest sympathy to all the family members. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Bill and Pearl Clark

Sis I cannot imagine what you and the kids are feeling. Always remember your family will be here for all of you! Karl was loved and will be missed by all. With the hard days ahead Please do not feel alone.

Sandy ferguson and family

Dear Pat, so shocked to hear of Karl's passing. Way too young to leave this world. Sending my condolences, Martha

Martha (Murphy) Gillesby

Deeply saddened by your loss and share your grief, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers....

Ross & Deborah Brethauer

Dear Pat, My heart goes out to you and your family in this difficult time! Wishing you my condolences and expressions of sympathy and praying for God's comfort and support as you experience this sad time in the loss of your husband & friend in life! Blessings & love, Betty Schouten

Betty Schouten

Pat, Matthew, Andrew, April and family, We were so shocked to hear of Karl's passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this your time of sorrow. Hugs to all of you. Doug, Wendy and family.

Doug and Wendy Zonneville and family

Our thoughts and prayers are with you......the leaver family

Peter leaver

Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Bill Franks

So very very sorry to you Pat and all of your family. Fond memories from Lockhart.

Maureen Ballentine Murphy

May whatever lay beyond this life look after and care for you for the remainder of existence, Mr. Brethauer. You were a wonderful example of what a man should be and I am glad I had the great pleasure of sharing the time I did knowing you. Thank you for everything you and your family have done for me and for being so wonderful. You will be missed.

Ian MacLachlan

Hi Pat, so sorry to hear your sad news, that has to be one of the hardest things to deal with. My thoughts and prayers are with you al - Joy

Joy Smith

Extending deep and heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.......May the memories of Karl....Keep you at peace!!! love and prayers to all of you !!!!!!

Barb and Brian Parker

My thoughts & prayers go out to the whole family at this terrible time.

Tracy Coe (Barwell)

In this sorrowful time, I would like to extend to you our heartfelt condolences. We'll always remember Karl for his warm, friendly, kind ways. Our hearts go out to the family. With deepest sympathy, the Fenwicks

Glen Fenwick

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