Stella Walgate, born in Port Arthur, Ontario, March 2, 1919 – resident of Toronto, Ontario since age 16, died peacefully at her own apartment in Toronto on October 4, 2019 of old age.
Survived by her daughters, Joan Haukaas (Harvey Haukaas) of Ashland, Wisconsin and Wendy Walgate (Duncan Glaholt) of Toronto; six grandchildren, Craig (Anita) Haukaas of Ashland, Wisconsin, Erik (Amy) Haukaas of Ashland, Wisconsin, Jon (Jean) Haukaas of Blaine, Minnesota, Mike Haukaas of Edina, MN, McKenzie (Jessica) Glaholt of Toronto, Ontario and Hayley Glaholt of Toronto, Ontario; five great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Pre-deceased by her husband, Charles Walgate.
She was a lover of country music, creator of the best, most memorable Easter and Christmas feasts ever and a strong, hard-working and independent-minded woman her entire life. Rest in peace, Stella
Visitation at Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre, 375 Mount Pleasant Rd., Toronto, Ontario (south of Eglington, north of St. Clair Ave, 416-485-5572) on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., service at 10:30 a.m., interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.