Brandon Michael Metske
Brandon Michael Metske, beloved son of Mike and Tina Metske, Lucknow, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 24, 2016. He was 11.
Brandon is greatly missed by his brothers Colton and Andrew and sister Megan, all at home. Brandon is survived by grandparents Walter and Cathy Bell, Goderich and Martin and Roseanne Metske, Lucknow; special aunts Lisa (Scott “Uncle Chicken”) and Sandra (Dean), uncles Jeff and Tim, great-grandmother Leona Watson, Branchton, special great-uncle Jerry Stirling (“Unc”) and several cousins. He is also remembered by special family Margaret and John Brand and their families; Marie and Jeff, Anne and Roland and Johnny and Anna. Brandon was predeceased by great-grandparents Tom Watson, Antje and Martin Metske, Fred and Mae Bell and Violet and Fraser Stirling.
Visitation was held at the Lucknow Arena on Thursday, April 28. The funeral service was conducted on Friday, April 29. Pastor Brian Hymers officiated.
Memories were shared by hockey coach Jonathon Nelson, tutor Julie Hamilton, teacher Dave Browne and 4-H mentor Brad MacIntyre. A special letter from friend Raelyn Pennington-Fritz was also read.
Pallbearers were Ryan Peel, Martyn VanMeeteren, Shane Hunter, Brad MacIntyre, Scott Heyink and Brian MacKenzie. Flower bearers were Rick Taylor, Jonathon Nelson, Kenny Gregory, Brad Murray, Mike Humphrey and Stacey Kerr. Brandon’s hockey team took a special place in acting as an honour guard.
Interment was held at the South Kinloss Cemetery, Lucknow.
Donations to the Lucknow Agricultural Society, Huron County 4-H or Wingham Hospital Foundation were greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Condolences may be left online at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com