Dennis Roote

Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018

Service Summary: Visitation will be held at the home of Theresa Root 926 French Bay Rd, Saugeen First Nation on Wednesday September 5, 2018 from 2-8 p.m. A Service to Celebrate the life of Leland Dennis Roote will be held at the home on Thursday at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at French Bay Cemetery.

Roote, Leland Dennis passed away at his home on Saturday September 1, 2018 at the age of 67. Dennis will be sadly missed by his wife Mary Ellen “Mirriam” Roote (nee Gersonde) and all of her family. Dear father of Melanie, Gregg, and Jamie. Proud grandfather of Presley, James, Trenton, Brandon, Braxton, and Maylee. Brother of Roger Wesley, Ronald (Janet) Root, Marilyn Root, Leon (Charlene) Root, Theresa (Edwin) Root, David (Ellen) Root, Renita Nawash, and Gregg Root. Survived by his Aunt Christine Wesley, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Predeceased by his grandparents, Alec & Isabell Root (nee John) and Alfred (Nagam) & Lila (nee Williams) Wesley, by his parents Crawford & Mabel Root, by his infant son Craig Root, by his sister Elizabeth Ritchie-Moore, by his nephews Adrian & Cavin Ritchie, and by his niece Lindsay Ritchie. Dennis was a proud member of the Wiarton Legion and enjoyed many times spent there with his wife Mirriam. Visitation will be held at the home of Theresa Root 926 French Bay Rd, Saugeen First Nation on Wednesday September 5, 2018 from 2-8 p.m. A Service to Celebrate the life of Leland Dennis Roote will be held at the home on Thursday at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at French Bay Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Alzheimer’s Society of Grey Bruce.

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Deb Mandawoub
Christine, Serenity & Andre Saunders
Don & Sarah Matheson
Cory & Paul King
Joe,Rita Root
Barb Fitzsimmons
Hardy and Ginny Henry
Karen Lyons
Kent & Kerrie Lynn Boys
Herman & Pat Roote
Ann Matheson
Catherine (Matheson) Cluley
Sheila, Steve and Drew Henkel
Kel and Ros Roote
NORM&CRAM RICHARD
Fred & Wendy Johnson
Tony Kewageshig
Terri & Ben Indoe
Dunc and Neva McVittie
Doug & Kathy Lein
Wayne & Cathy Nashkawa
Irene Evans
Sophia Caudle
Brian, Cheryl & Brent George
Sandi Sutton
Steve and Marilyn Roote
Jane Ewasko
Brenda Kahgee & Family
Betty Ann Ball
Marilyn Noble
Marsha Roote
Darlene (Putty) Roote
Eliza Knight
Ponchie Plain
Tyler and Helena Nawash and family
Tammy & David, Kevin Williamson
Jackie & Logan Roote
Romaine & Donelda Kahgee
Don & Sheila Snyder
Stan & Sally Bragg and Family
Charlene and Leon Root
Patsy McArthur
Bob and Sandra McPherson
Fay Roote
Peggy driessen
Liz Kewageshig
Pam Wright
Tania Ritchie
Donna Nashkewa-Jackson
Rick & Debbie (Trafelet) McGillivray
Lester Anoquot & Shelley McCutcheon
Dawn & Dylan Ritchie <3
Janice Coleman-Sanagan
Tracey
Dave Carter & Angela Ritchie, family ❤️
Connie
Philip Nashkewa
Dorothy Ladd
George kewageshig
Bryant John & Treasa Roote
Joanne mason
Ron & Suzanne Matheson
Verna Thede
Linda Scott
Leona Rowe
Sandy Root and Family
Rory Henry
Jane Johnston
Sonia Stevens
Jane Phillips
Jacalene Krall
Erica Kewaquom and children
Sandra & Frank Higgins
Rev. Eleanor Russ
Doug Hamm & Anne Judd
Lillian Harron