Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituary – Brother Mike Gallant

Union Brother, Mike Gallant, passed away August 2017. Mike was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, ON, Canada, as a welder October 15, 1973, at that time becoming a member of IAM&AW LL 1863 (now LL 1975). His passing … Continue reading

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Obituary – Brother Don James Saunders

Union Brother, Donald James Saunders, passed away August 4, 2017. Don was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, ON, Canada, as a welder January 21, 1974, at that time becoming a member of IAM&AW LL 1863 (now LL 1975). … Continue reading

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Obituary – Brother Clarence Shephard (Joe) Govier

 Union Brother, Clarence Shephard (“Joe”) Govier, passed away August 3, 2017. Joe was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, ON, Canada, as a machinist November 14, 1973, at that time becoming a member of IAM&AW LL 1863 (now LL … Continue reading

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Obituary – Brother Archie Leopold Watt

Union Brother Archie Leopold Watt passed away June 5, 2017, in his 91st. year. Archie was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, ON, Canada, as a fitter, March 12, 1973, at that time becoming a member of IAM&AW LL … Continue reading

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Obituary – Brother Don Johnston

Union Brother, Donald Johnston, passed away April 12, 2017, in his 67th year. Don was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich ON, Canada, and joined IAM&AW LL 1863 (now LL 1975). in the 1960s. Don held the Union President’s … Continue reading

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Condolences Brother Tigert

Union Brother John (“Jack”) Tigert  passed away April 12, 2017, in his 90th year.   Jack was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich ON, Canada, as a Stock Controller, May 22, 1962, at that time becoming a member of … Continue reading

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Condolences: Brother Peter Brommer

Union Brother Peter Brommer passed away Sept. 29, 2016. The Funeral is Oct, 03, 2016  at McGlynn Family Funeral Home in Seaforth ON Peter was born June ,05, 1938  and was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario  Canada  Oct. 21, 1965. He joined … Continue reading

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Condolences: IAM LL1863 Volvo (LL 1975) Brother Ed Tonks

We had a Union Brother,  Ed Tonks  passed away Sept. 12, 2016. Ed started Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario and joined the IAM  LL 1863 (now LL 1975)  in April ,5, 1970. He worked  in the Machine Shop. Ed was … Continue reading

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Condolences: Brother Charles Carmen Knox – LL 1863 Champion/Volvo Graders

We had a IAM LL 1863/1975 Union Brother Charles Carmen Knox pass away June 24, 2016 at 73 years old. Charles was hired at Champion/Volvo and joined the IAM on Feb. 12, 1973. as a Machinist. There will be a … Continue reading

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LL 1863 Champion/Volvo Retirees

We had a Union Brother Gordon Elmer Johnston pass away Dec.30, 2015. Gordon was Hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Grader and Joined the IAM LL 1863 now LL. 1975 in April 27, 1970. and Retired July 29, 1988. Gord worked in … Continue reading

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