Grace King January 22, 2024

Date of Funeral

January 26, 2024

Grace King – of Wiarton, peacefully at Brightshores Health System Owen Sound on Monday January 22, 2024. The former Lillian Grace Burt at the age of 74 years. Beloved mother of Laurie (Ken Stott), of Shallow Lake, and Lonnie King (partner Nancy), and Michael King (partner Sarah), both of Owen Sound. Cherished grandmother of Dylan Gibbons, Cody Woods, Kyle Burrows, Cassidy Burrows, Brodey King, Abigal King, and Jessica Lisk; step-grandmother of Kaylin Stott, and Jacob Stott; and great-grandmother of Havanah, Brynlee, Kelton, Lincoln and Oakley. Dear sister of, Mary (Don Mason), of Hamilton, Harvey Burt, of Red Deer, AB, Roy Burt (late Gail), of Wiarton, and Glen Burt (Barb), of Owen Sound. Fondly remembered by Garnet’s family. Sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Harold and Elsie Burt; husband Garnet King; brothers, Allan Burt (Doreen), and Jack Burt (Vivian), Ivan Burt (Pat): and sisters, Lyla (Ken Ball), Marie (Charlie Rae), Joyce (Phillip Reid), and Norma (Ken Follis). Family wish to express their gratitude to the CCU doctors and nursing staff at Brightshores Health System – Owen Sound for the wonderful care given to Grace. Family invite friends to visitation from the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton on Friday January 26 from 1-3 PM, with a Time of Sharing to celebrate Grace’s life at 2 o’clock. Spring interment in Bayview Cemetery, Wiarton. Donations to Chapman House or to the Brightshores Health System Owen Sound Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at

Family invite friends to visitation from the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton on Friday January 26 from 1-3 PM, with a Time of Sharing to celebrate Grace’s life at 2 o’clock. Spring interment in Bayview Cemetery, Wiarton.


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    Naydean Liverance says

    Deepest Sympathy to Grace’s family, Always in my thought’s. Grace was a great gift to everyone and will be missed!

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    Wendy Monahan says

    Many wonderful Memories of Aunt Grace to help heal my Heart…You are sure going to be missed..Sending lots of Love to my family at this very sad time xo

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    Gary and Marg Tambling says

    To the families of Grace King. We are so sorry to hear of Grace’s passing. She was such a nice person. She was always smiling and had kind words to say always. Please accept our sympathy at this sad time. You are all in our thoughts.
    Gary and Marg Tambling

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    Dan and Tanya Ryan says

    We were saddened to hear of Grace’s passing. Our condolences to all of her family. She was a wonderful person.

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    Doug Robins says

    So sorry to hear about Grace
    We knew them at High school
    Garnet and I played Music together
    For a long time in Hepworth and then
    Lots of Dances and parties.
    We know Grace will be missed by
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time
    Doug and Kathy

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    Wendy Deiter says

    So sorry to hear of your loss! Loved “Nana” and she will be greatly missed. My thoughts are with you and your family ❤️

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    Marina Rae says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time of loss and mourning. RIP Grace.

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    Bonnie(Ottewell)Ashcroft says

    Mary please treasure your memories of Grace.

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    Kelly Cannon says

    I know her absence will leave a large void. Hopefully the great memories will help to heal your hearts in times of sadness. You are in our thoughts. Love Kelly and Lauren

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    Kim Jones says

    Laurie and family, Sending our love and sympathy at this most difficult time. Never is it easy to say goodbye to a mom, but may you find comfort in reminiscing of past memories and knowing that she was a wonderful mom, grandma, nana, sister, friend, and neighbour to all she met. I remember her grin mostly as she was fairly quiet but she had a grin that would light up the room and always made me think what is she up to or thinking now. 🙂 RIP Grace
    Love Kim and Gary

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    Shirley Wilson says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. My husband and I visited with your Mom & Dad when we were camping in Wiarton a few years ago. I hadn’t seen her since we were children and it was nice to reconnect with her. I am her first cousin, my Dad was Roy Heath (Elsie’s brother). I know you will all miss her very much. Sincere condolences to all of you.

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    Donna says

    I am so very sorry for your loss Laurie, Lonnie, Mike.. as well as her family and friends. Aunt Grace has left me with the most amazing memories that I can and will treasure forever. May she rest in peace I will miss her so much.. lots of love and hugs to you all

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    Brenda Robertson says

    To Lori & family So sorry to hear the passing of your Mother my thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time .

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    Karen Elliott says

    So very sad to hear about Graces passing. Knew her since High School. Such a sweet lady. Beautiful smile. Hugs to Laurie, Lonnie, and Mike
    Rip Grace.

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    Ruth & Rick L'Estrange says

    Laurie, Lonnie & Mike. Rick and I were so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was such beautiful soul and will be missed by all who knew her.

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    Charlene Blandin says

    Lonnie & family, So sorry to hear of Grace’s passing. My thoughts are with you all during this time. I know she will be missed by many.

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    Angie Messerschmidt says

    My deepest sympathies goes out to Cody and his family at this time and cherish each memory you have with Grace. From the stories Cody has told me, she sounded like an incredible woman.

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    jeannette cannon says

    Today is the time to remember the good times and the fun times with your mom. She is listening and knows that you were there when she needed you. The Cannon family are thinking of you.

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    Trevor & Lisa says

    Deepest condolences to my cousins, Lonnie, Laurie, and Mike, and her many grandchildren.
    You meant everything to her.
    For such a tiny woman she had a big heart. She always greeted me with a beaming smile and a warm hug. She was so kind and loving and an all-around wonderful person.
    Aunt Grace will be dearly missed.

    Love Trevor & Lisa

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    Scott Wilson says

    Condolences from our family to yours- Scott Alisa and Jade

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    Brian and Penny Mole says

    Garnet and Grace, memories of sitting around his brother’s kitchen table drinking Coffee and enjoying nights out when the guys where playing at dances or bars.
    Condolences to Laurie and family
    So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother.Our Condolences again to each of the family members. It was nice to have meet her.

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    Donna (Cook) Holmes says

    Lori so sorry about mom thinking of you.

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