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Obituary of Rene James Van Acker
Van Acker; Rene James a resident of Clachan, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Four Counties Health Services at the age of 70. Born in Chatham, son of the late Louis and Donna Van Acker (Tunks) and son-in-law of the late John and June Purcell. beloved husband of 48 years to Peggy Van Acker (Purcell). Loving father to Chantelle Van Acker (Kevin), and the late Shannon Van Acker (Danielle). Cherished grandfather to Jamee Ellis, Stacy Van Acker, Cody Van Acker, and Mackenzee Ellis. Brother-in-law to JoAnne, Debbie, Wendy (Paul), Patti (Mike), Penny (Derek), Greg, and brother to Rick (Lillian), Rod (Marilyn), Robin, Lorrie, Luanne (Scott). Forever missed by numerous nieces, nephews, his beloved golden retriever, Molly, and by his Hot Rod Family. Rene has rejoined with his son, Shannon. At Rene's request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Gathering will be held at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211 Elm St., Bothwell on Sunday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers those wishing to leave an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rene Van Acker, please visit Tribute Store
John C. Badder Funeral Home
72 Victoria St.
Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0
Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre
679 North St.
Dresden, ON N0P 1M0
Badder & Robinson Funeral Home
211 Elm St.W.
Bothwell, ON N0P 1C0