Our deepest condolences to Michelle Giberson on the sudden passing of her beloved grandfather on January 2, 2013. Michelle was very close to her grandfather, who raised her, and will miss him deeply.

May Michelle and her family sense God’s peace during their time of grieving.



Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at KW Health Centre of Grand River Hospital.

Grant was born in Linwood on December 6, 1923 and was the beloved husband of the late Shirley (Fleet) Beggs (January 12, 2011) for almost 65 years.

Father of Sharon and Don Utter of Elmira. Dearest grandpa of Michelle and Dale Giberson of Waterloo and great-grandpa of Ryan Giberson. Brother of Jack and Mary Beggs of Mildmay, Bill and Penny Beggs of Clifford, Ferne Mewhiney, Mary Foell, Jean Quantz, Betty Rhindress, all of Kitchener.

Grant will be missed by Jack and Donna Mae Fleet and their family. Lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families.

Predeceased by his parents James Wray and Earla (Slimon) Beggs, brothers Jim, Ross, Wayne and Ralph, and sisters Hazel, Beatrice, Ruby May and Sandra.

At Grant’s request cremation has taken place. There will be no funeral home visitation or funeral service. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.

In his memory, donations to Grand River Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.