Glen "Doug" Machan
Glen “Doug” Machan passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at his home on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. He was in his 79th year.
Doug was the loving husband to Florence for 58 years. He was the adoring Dad to Linda (Jim) McDonald, Vickie (Bill) Brophy and Paul (Janice) Machan. Doug will be missed by grandchildren Sarah (Barry) Young, Andrew McDonald, Brian, Brett and Rachel Brophy, Wyatt and Wade Machan. and great-grandchildren Dallas and Karter Young. Doug was brother to Shirley (George) Wheeler, Lloyd (Marion) Machan, Joan (Bob) Barwick, Maxine (Bill) Robinson, Carman (Sandra) Machan, Gail (John) Currie, Darlene Becker, Dale (Ruth) Machan, Gord (Jane) Machan, Ann (Jack) Vincent, Dianne Machan and Jim Alton, Pat (Ken) Mathers and Lawrence Machan. He was brother-in-law to Jean Nethery, Roy Dawson, Martina Machan, Mae Ritchie and Murray (Sonja) Dawson.
Doug was predeceased by brothers Clarence and Barry, brothers and sisters-in-law Wayne Becker, Alex Nethery, Mervin Ritchie, Harold Dawson, Matilda Dawson and Lois Dawson. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Doug’s number one priority was his kids and grandkids whom he loved deeply. He revelled in refinishing antiques and was part owner in D&J Construction. Doug loved hunting with the Machan crew and enjoyed being a large part of his community.
Friends and family were received at the Brussels Legion on Saturday, Sept. 16 for an informal, come-and-go celebration of Doug’s life.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Brussels United Church or the Brussels Cemetery would be appreciated.
Condolences may be left at www.riversidefuneralhome.ca