BRAWN, Kate - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family on Friday, December 28, 2012 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Walter (2001). Dear mother of Jim Brawn (Barb) of Cambridge. Dear sister of Roy Stimson (Jen) of England. Predeceased by her sisters Mary Reader and Muriel Wilkinson and her brother Valentin Wilkinson. Kate's family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 10-10:45 a.m. at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 519-749-8467, followed by a memorial service in the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. Immediately following the memorial service a reception will take place. The interment of the cremated remains will take place in Memory Gardens Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Canadian Diabetes Association or the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com for Kate's memorial.

Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 30, 2012