Grace McKeeman

Grace McKeeman

1926 - 2019

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Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family, at Gateway Haven, Wiarton, on Friday, November 22nd, 2019. Grace Helen McKeeman (nee Farmer), formerly of Paisley , at the age of 93 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Robert McKeeman. Loving mother of Patrick McKeeman, Terry McKeeman (Lisa Barfoot), all of Owen Sound and Dale McKeeman (Brad Schwass), of Allenford; son-in-law, Murray MacKenzie, of Paisley. Proud grandmother of Jessica MacKenzie (Craig), Kayla McLelland (Kevin), Kaitlin MacKenzie, Cody McKeeman (Kelsey Stevenson), Sonja McKeeman (Mike Brown) and great- grandmother of Lena.  Predeceased by her parents John and Irene Farmer; her daughter, Wendy MacKenzie and her sister, Joyce McLeod (Ken).

Raised in Hillsdale Toronto, Grace married her childhood sweetheart, Bob, and moved to the farm in Bruce Township in 1947 where they resided for 50 years. Grace loved riding motorcycles with her husband and was game for rides with her children too. She was an enthusiastic fan of Leafs hockey, Nascar racing and every endeavor her kids undertook. She was also an avid reader rarely without a book at hand. Grace loved time spent with family and neighbours. She always had a welcoming smile and loved to hear “what’s new with you.”  A casual Come and Go Celebration of Life for Grace McKeeman will be held December 8th, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Port Elgin Legion. As expressions of sympathy, donations would be appreciated to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation and may be made through the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492). Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at


Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Port Elgin Legion
630 Green Street
Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada
Casual Come and Go