Madeline M. McElheran
Madeline M. McElheran passed away peacefully on Jan. 12, 2004 at Dundas Manor in Winchester at the age of 94.
She was born on Jan. 6, 1910 to the late John Darling and Myrtle (nee Merkley). She was predeceased by husbands Lowell Ouderkirk, Broder Barkley and Ethan McElheran.
She is survived by brother Roy (Isobel) Darling of Chesterville; and sisters Luella Gilmer of Iroquois and Dorothy (Lorne Jordan) of Chesterville. She is fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by sister Edith (the late Wilson Johnston) and brothers-in-law George Beckstead and Harry Gilmer.
She had a very kind heart and spent her life caring for others. She worked hard all her life, first as a farm wife and later caring for others. She was still providing home care into her 80s.
Visitation was held a the Chesterville Funeral Home on Jan. 14. The funeral service took place in the chapel of the funeral home on Jan. 15, with burial following at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.
Donations may be made to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital.