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July 26, 2023

Lydia Mary Kus (nee Stecky), died suddenly, Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at her home in Kincardine, at the age of 76. Beloved wife of Rudolf “Rudy” Kus. Loving mother of Julianne Kus (Jeffrey Fillingham), Stephanie Kus (Steve Donnelly) and Alexander Kus (Margaret Kelly). Proud grandmother of Benjamin, Emma and Andrew. Dear sister of Eugene Stecky (Efthimia Efantis). Predeceased by her parents, Katherine (nee Dechnik) and Peter Stecky. Lydia was part of a large extended family; she was a loved and cherished sister-in-law and aunt to many. As a friend, a teacher at St Anthony’s School for many years, a member and past president of the Kincardine Sunset Quilters’ Guild, she touched the lives of many in her community. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered. Family will receive friends at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 749 Russell Street, Kincardine, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023, at 1 p.m., with Father Thomas Manninezhath officiating. Reception at the church, following interment at Kincardine Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Chalice or Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial on-line at