Died peacefully at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Sunday, February, 25, 2018. Emile is the loved husband of 55 years to Elisabeth (nee Derkix). He will be missed by his daughters Mary Lane, Judy and Dan Rowland, and Lisa Hassenstein, his grandchildren Ryan Lane, Travis Lane, Michelle Lane, Ashley Rowland, David Rowland, Kayla Hassenstein, and Stephen Hassenstein. He is also survived by a brother, Peter (the late Mary and the late Rosine) Strydonck. He is predeceased by brothers Frank (the late Alice and the late Anne) Strydonck, Desire (the late Anna) Strydonck and Alphonse (the late Madeline) Strydonck and sisters Angela (the late Joseph) DeVrieze, Elsie (the late Mike) Reinbold, Martha (Japp) Overdulve, Magdalena (the late Marcel) Sonck, and Annie (Frank) Bourdeau. Service time will be published Monday, February 26, 2018. Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.ca) or C.E.E. Hospital Foundation (for Continuing Care)(www.ceehf.ca).