Ivan Schuknecht Feb 1, 1939 – May 8, 2023
Ivan Eric Schuknecht, of R.R. #1 Elmwood, passed away peacefully at Lee Manor, Owen Sound on Monday, May 8, 2023. He was in his 85th year.
Beloved father of Kevin, Kim (Murray) Carmichael and Krista. Cherished grandfather of Kyle (Allie), Kerri (Matt), Mackenzie (Cassandra) and Kaitlynd. Great grandfather to Blaire. Remembered by his sister Elda Threndyle and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents George and Lucinda and brothers Elmer, Howard, and Lloyd.
Ivan farmed his whole life on his third-generation family farm. He truly loved what he did and his passion for farming allowed him to work until the end. His legacy lives on in Schuknecht Farms.
A celebration of Ivan’s life will be held at the Elmwood Community Centre on Saturday, June 17, 2023, from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. A private family graveside service will be held at the Hanover Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Hanover & District Hospital and Lee Manor for the excellent care and compassion shown to Ivan over the past four months. They are sincerely grateful.
Memorial donations to the Bruce County 4H Association (please make cheques payable to Ontario 4H Foundation) or the Hanover & District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.