Category Archives: Retirees

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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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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LL 1863 (Volvo Goderich Retirees) visit Ojibwa Sub in Port Burwell

There was 17 from LL 1863 Retiree Club went on a Ojibwa Submarine tour Sept. 17, 2015 . in Port Burwell. It was to be a 3 Hr. of the greater Depth tour . It turned out to be a … Continue reading

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