Brunklaus, Willem Johan passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham at the age of 96. Beloved husband to the late Florentine Brunklaus (June 2020). Cherished and loving father to Harry (Cathy) Brunklaus, Patricia (Larry) Evans, Michelle Brunklaus, Caroline Brunklaus, Martin (Karen) Brunklaus, Johan (Natasha) Brunklaus, and the late Elly Brunklaus (may 4, 1971). Forever missed by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Willem was one of eleven children in the Brunklaus family.
At Willem's request, cremation has taken place. A Private Family Memorial Service in memory of Willem & Florentine will be held with Interment of Ashes at St. Paul's Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the John C. Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville. Those wishing to leave an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.