Werner (Vern) Josef Sutter

It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Werner (Vern) Josef Sutter on July 25, 2012 in Kinmount, Ontario.

Vern was born in Freiburg, Germany in 1934 came to Canada in 1954 and settled in Golden in 1960 where he established hi sbusiness and started his family, becoming an indispensible part of the community. Vern will be remembered for his lively character, influential and philosophical conversations, love of the outdoors and his and his orange coveralls.

He leaves behind his beloved son Allen (Sharilyn), his brother Walter (Marlies), his two sisters Edith (Otto, predeceased) and Viktoria (Bruno). He was predeceased by his wife Gayle.

As Vern wished, a small gathering of family and friends was held at the Timber Inn on Thursday, August 2nd to celebrate his life.

Arrangements for his cremation were made in Toronto. If you wish to send condolences and share memories, visit

Werner (Vern) Josef Sutter