Passed away peacefully on October 13th, 2023 after enduring a long fight with cancer. Beloved husband to Florence (nee Blake), loving father to his son Brad and his wife Ange, and his stepdaughters Vicki and Debbie Hill. Loving grandfather to Carter, Blake and Trey Minielly, step-grandfather to Teresa (Matt) Schenk and their children Harper and Jack.Loving brother to Clare (Jane), Elaine (Raymond) and Royce (late Marilyn).Predeceased by his brothers Ross (late Caroline), Allan and Wayne, mother Lillie Minielly (nee Mills) and his father Bert Minielly.
Ivan enjoyed a long trucking career with Imperial Oil and Tandet Logistics. In his spare time, he enjoyed camping with Florrie, fishing with his grandsons and collecting…everything.
Family would like to thank the hospital staff in Palliative Care at Bluewater Health for their incredible care and support.
A private funeral service for family will be held at DENNING’S OF FOREST. As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences and donations may be made at www.forestfuneralhome.com