Elsie Mogk of Mitchell passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Stratford General Hospital. She was born at the Mitchell Maternity Home on May 14, 1931, the youngest daughter of Roy E. Leake and Alice Hird. She married Glen Mogk (deceased 2012 in 60th year of marriage) at Willow Grove United Church on September 5, 1952, following a family tradition of being married on her father’s birthday. Her parents, Roy and Alice Leake, sister Dorothy and Kingsley Robinson, brother Emery and Margaret (Peggy) Leake and sister Marguerite and Harold Knott were all married on September 5.
She is survived by daughters Sherri Hunsberger, Sheila Mogk (Neil), son John (Laurie) Mogk, granddaughters Melissa (Willie) Vanden Hoven, Jeanette Koonar, Justine (John) Nater and Allison Mogk (Rob), great grandchildren Matthew and Emma Vanden Hoven, Nolan Koonar, Ainsley, Benett and Caroline Nater, brother Lyle Leake, sister-in-law Jean Leake as well as her nieces, nephews and their families.
Predeceased by her parents Roy and Alice Leake, parents-in-law Edwin and Minnie Mogk and son-in-law Ken Hunsberger.
Elsie was the Bornholm community reporter for the Mitchell Advocate for 30 years. She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Brodhagen, Mitchell Agricultural Society, Stratford Kiwanis and a dedicated member of the Mitchell Seniors for many years. She enjoyed her family and grandchildren, nature in all her beauty and her many card playing friends.
Friends will be received at the Lockhart Funeral Home, 109 Montreal St., Mitchell on Sunday, July 11, 2021 from 2-5 p.m. A private family service will be held and may be viewed at LockhartFuneralHome.com on Tuesday. Memorial donations to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church would be appreciated and may be made at LockhartFuneralHome.com.
Those wishing to attend the visitation must register online at LockhartFuneralHome.com or by phone at 519-348-8643. All coming must have a scheduled time and wear a mask. Please enter the funeral home at the exact time your time slot begins.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Elsie Mogk Leake Wednesday July 7th 2021..
Death notice for the town of: Mitchell, Province: Ontario