Bernd Michael Reinhard Plagens
Peacefully, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Thursday April 8, 2021, of Ayr, in his 66th year. Beloved husband to Margaret (nee Vanden Elzen); Cherished father to Mark Plagens (Jackie Hart) and Katie Jamieson (Brandon) Much loved grandfather to Maeve Jamieson. Sadly missed by his sister Cindy Schleusner (Matt) and his nieces Erin and Jamie; his in-laws John Vanden Elzen (Ann), Mary Ann Vanden Elzen (Robert), Patricia Stock (Joe), Dianne Nugent (Edward), Joseph Vanden Elzen (Laurie), Theresa Wright (Stephen), Catherine Van Arkel (Laurent) and Lorraine Moir, and their families. Predeceased by his parents Gunther Plagens and Crista Erler and brother-in-law Donald Moir.
Bernie enjoyed numerous sports, in particular hockey and soccer. For many years he coached for the Paris Soccer Club and especially enjoyed coaching Mark and Katie’s teams. He also spent many hours playing chess. Bernie was a tinkerer. He enjoyed spending part of every day working on mechanical and electrical projects in his garage. If you needed to find him, the first place to look would be the garage. He was also a passionate motorcyclist and always kept his bikes in pristine condition. He also enjoyed traveling in his RV on family vacations. Bernie was dearly loved and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
ALL PROVINCIAL COVID 19 GUIDELINES AS STIPULATED ON OUR WEBSITE MUST BE READ AND FOLLOWED. Registered family and friends only may call at the WM. Kipp Funeral Home, 183 Northumberland St. Ayr on Sunday April 11, 2021 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. ALL GUESTS MUST RSVP THROUGH FUNERAL HOME WEBSITE FOR VISITATION and FUNERAL MASS. ALL GUESTS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS AND KEEP SOCIALLY DISTANCED AT ALL TIMES WHILE ON SITE AT THE FUNERAL HOME. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 11 A.M. at St Gregory R.C. Church, Cambridge, (RSVP on Website) followed by interment at Ayr Cemetery. Donations to the ALS Society would be appreciated. RSVP for visitation and Mass, Online condolences and donations may be arranged through www.wmkippfuneralhome.com or by contacting WM. KIPP 519 632-8228.
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Death notice for the town of: Ayr, Province: Ontario