Stauffer, Watrous 'Wat' Robert

Stauffer, Watrous 'Wat' Robert

October 18th, 2020

It is with very heavy hearts that we share the passing of Wat Stauffer. He passed away suddenly, at the age of 84, at his home of 52 years in London, Ontario. He will be greatly missed by his son, Ken Stauffer; daughter, Wendy Stauffer; grandchildren: Tess Loveday-Wight (née Stauffer), Noah Stauffer, Piper Stauffer, Kiran Stauffer, and Phoenix Stauffer; great-grandson, Finnley Loveday-Wight; and godson, Tommy Stauffer. Survived by his brother Jim Stauffer. Predeceased by his loving wife Nancy Anne Stauffer (née Neilson) and brother Tom Stauffer. Wat was a genuine, compassionate guy with a great sense of humour. A loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, who was always there when you needed him. Due to COVID-19, there will be no service. A Celebration of Wat’s Life will be held at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Wat are asked to consider The Salvation Army or The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. 

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Karen FerrellWendy & family - sending hugs - so sorry for your loss. I will miss our Mandarin dinners with your Dad! I remember playing badminton with Wendy & her Dad (Wat) and going golfing with Wat - so fun and full of life he was! Thinking of all of you at this very difficult time! Love Karen
Larry GrossWendy and Ken, so sorry to hear about Uncle Wat. Wishing you and your family all the best. It seems like only yesterday that I picked up your parents, and my parents from the airport from a trip to Florida. Take care, Kat and Larry.
Larry GrossWendy and Ken, so sorry to hear about Uncle Wat. Wishing you and your family all the best. It seems like only yesterday, that I picked up your parents, and my parents, at the airport, upon their return from a Florida vacation. Take care, Kat and Larry.
Julie SertMy sincerest condolences to Wat"s family. Long time co-worker at GM. Julie Sert
Terry McBrideSending heartfelt best wishes and blessings to the Stauffer family. I spent many hours working (GM), golfing and socializing with Watt. He was a genuinely kind, loving and fun man. I’m grateful for our relationship and will miss him at our GM retiree functions. Terry McBride
John AtkinsonSpent many hours with Watt on the golf course, conversation at the Retirees Club and GM, a kind, caring person, thoughts and prayers to the Stauffer family.
Rob WrightWat was always a contributor to any conversation, and was always there to help and support others in need. Our condolences to his Family & Many Friends. Rob & Del Wright
Marg GriersonWat and I started working at G.M. on the same day in Dec. 1956. He will be missed as he was a great guy & special friend to many at G.M. My condolences to the Stauffer family.
Nora Lanning Wat was great to work with in the Clinical Skills Learning Program at Western
Mary and Joe RuitenbeekPlease accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of Wat. We've worked together at GM for over twenty years and I remember him as a great coworker, always ready to help, and a great friend. We'll miss him!
John & Mike FenertyWe spent many years working with Wat, he one of the best and will be sorely missed. Our condolences to the family
Brian and Mary-Jo GilmoreI spent many years with Wat both both socially and working at Diesel in service parts - a great guy. His memory is a treasure. My condolences to the Stauffer family.
Roger and Lee MeadowsOur sincere condolences to the Stauffer family. Wat was a great co-worker, golfing buddy and friend. He is going to be sorely missed.
Bill and Mary kienappleWe were so sorry to hear of the passing of Wat. He was a wonderful man and an employee you could always count on to get the job done. Spent lots of many meaningful and joyful hours with Wat during his days in the Parts Department and his time living in Winnipeg. We will pray for both him and his family. Rest In Peace Mary/Bill
Justin QuesnelleWat was a wonderful guy. I worked with him at the Clinical Skills Program at Western where he performed in role play for medical students. He was always kind, warm, and generous. He was a truly valued member of our community and will be greatly missed by everyone. We'll miss you Wat.
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