REBALKIN, William Arthur (Bill) -
Born in Canora, Sask. and raised in Kamsack, Sask., Bill passed away peacefully at the age of 87 at the Guelph General Hospital on July 3rd, 2019, surrounded by his family.
Predeceased by his parents, William Sr. and Pauline, and his sister, Kathleen, Bill is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Jean (Hayes), and his adoring daughter, Martha. He is sadly missed by his cherished grandsons, Connor and Duncan, and his favourite son-in-law, John David MacNeil. Bill will also be missed by his cousin in British Columbia, Karen McDonald.
Bill had a long career as an Ironworker including running his company, Epsilon Reinforcing Steel, which was his pride and joy.
After retirement, Bill enjoyed golfing, traveling and cruising with Jean to numerous countries around the world, hanging out with his coffee buddies, and the company of his beloved cats.
At Bill’s request, cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to join the family for a Celebration of Life on Sunday, July 14th, 2019 from 2-4 pm at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph. Remembrances will occur at 3 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Guelph General Hospital.
|A tree will be planted in memory of William A. (Bill) Rebalkin in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:30 pm.|