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April 19, 2020

Norman Harold Schenck, 94, of Kincardine and formerly of Stratford, died peacefully at Trillium Court, April 19, 2020. Born in Ellice Township, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Koch) Schenck. Beloved husband of the late Audrey (Foster) who predeceased him Sept. 3, 2010. Loving father of Steven Schenck (Patty), Beverley McDonald (Jim), Linda Krantz (Don), and Sandra Schenck. Dear grandfather of seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also survived by his sister, Marjorie White (Ralph); brother-in-law, Jim Foster (Donna); and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers, Willard, Lloyd, Lorne and Emmerson Schenck. A family interment will take place at Avondale Cemetery, Stratford. A celebration of Norman’s life will be held in the future and will be announced. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Special Olympics Ontario – Stratford, Special Olympics Ontario – Kincardine, or Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth; arrangements entrusted to the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford, Ontario; call 519-271-7411; or on-line at: Special thanks to Dr. Damian Gunaratne and Dr. Gary Gurbin for their care. Also, to the staff at Trillium Court Seniors' Community, Kincardine, especially those on the second floor who made his life much brighter. Angels in scrubs!