Struck, Amelia

July 19, 1917 ~ December 26, 2015

rsz_1rsz_240001_2Amelia Elizabeth (Pretty) STRUCK – Age 98, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Elgin J. Struck (1988). Daughter of the late Russell and Frances (Johnson) Pretty. Loving mother of  the late Barbara (Wm. J.) Kilbreath of Lions Head, Nancy (late Charles) Roberts of Wallaceburg, Patricia (late Murray) Mills of Oil Springs, Jack (Sheila) Struck of Sarnia, Frances (Peter) Clarke of St. Andrews Manitoba, Russell (June) Struck of Brigden, Dorothy (Terry) Harapiak of Winnipeg Beach Manitoba. Cherished grandmother of 17, great-grandmother of 38 and great-great-grandmother of 17. Predeceased by her sisters Mary (Clyde) Lobban, Elvie (Harold) Johnson and Olive Pretty, brother-in-law Charles (Ruth) Struck and great-grandson Jeremy Mills. Amelia was a Life Member of Lady Martha Rebekah Lodge in Brigden. Amelia and her husband owned and operated Struck’s Red and White Store for 20 years in Brigden, after Amelia worked in merchandise sales in Sarnia for many years. She will be sadly missed by all her family.

A Lady Martha Rebekah Lodge Service will be held on Friday, May 6, at 6:45pm.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00pm.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11:00am from the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice

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  1. Dear Russell & June, Tammy and Family, Russell Jr. and Family, Pat Mills and Family.
    Amelia was a wonderful lady. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.

  2. So sorry to hear about the passing of your mom Jack. We hope you Shelia and family are keeping well through this difficult time.

  3. Amelia was such a lovely lady, always had a smile and so interesting to talk with. She and mom could get telling some great stories…wish I could remember them all now.
    She left quite a legacy of loving and caring. Bless you in the painful days ahead. Love Carol and Don

  4. Such a beloved cousin. I remember family gatherings at my grand parents farm in Wilksport, with Amelia attending. Condolences from our family. I am the granddaughter of Ralph K. and Gladys Pretty and youngest of Ralph E. and Shirley Pretty from Corunna ON. I currently reside in Dutton, ON.

  5. Hi Russell and June: We’re so sorry for your great loss and will be praying for all of you as you go through the difficult days of adjustment that lie ahead for all of you. It’s never an easy time. Sharon/Ernie

  6. To Jack and Sheila, sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. sincere condolences and may God bless you in these times of sorrow.

  7. Pat, Russell, Frannie, Dorothy and the rest of the Struck family, please accept my deepest sympathy in the passing of a wonderful lady. Amelia is a big part of my childhood memories, going to store and chatting with her, seeing her a church, and in later years chatting with her at Brigden Fair. May your wonderful memories of her help you to get through this very difficult season. (((HUGS))) to each of you. Deanna Core

  8. Although it is a sad time it is also a celebration of along wonderful life Her suffering is now over Our regards to
    all the family

  9. Our deepest sympathy to all the family on the passing of your dear one, may God comfort and bless you at this difficult time.

  10. So sorry for your (our) loss. Amelia was a blessing in so many ways. She helped me a great deal with my Pretty Family Ancestry research. I have missed her these past few years, as we were neighbors, and lived in the same neighborhood. I was able to visit with her on occasion. Then, I had a Christmas card returned one year, and did not know where she had moved on to. She was a lovely person. Rest in peace Amelia.

  11. Russell and June and Family
    Thinking of you with healing thoughts and prayers in the loss of your mother, Amelia. She now joins the beautiful Angels of Heaven. Memories are forever treasured in our hearts.

  12. Nancy and I would like to express our sympathy to the family. May she rest in peace.
    Ron & Nancy Whitman
    2364 Boswell St.
    Brigden, Ont.