Events in 2020:

September

  • John Driedger

    John Driedger (1940-2020) John Driedger was born at home on the family farm in the summer of 1940, the oldest son to Peter and Helena Driedger. He died surrounded by family at his home in Carman in September, 2020. John grew up on the farm in the Kronsgart School District near Winkler with his parents, three sisters and two brothers. His parents taught him a strong, honest work ethic. Farming has always been a part ...

  • Melva Marion Burnett (nee Hodgson)

    Melva Marion Burnett (nee Hodgson) was born September 6, 1929 at the family farm in Roland, MB. After her education years at Myrtle School, she was employed as a telephone operator in Roland. She married Bev Burnett November 7, 1953 and together they farmed and raised 3 children. Mom was a provider. She had a huge garden from which she froze, canned and preserved shelves full of provisions for winter. Around Roland she was famous ...

  • Jeanne Elizabeth (Adair) Sutton

    Jeanne Elizabeth (Adair) Sutton December 27, 1927 – March 11, 2020 With sadness, we announce the passing of Jeanne Sutton, aged 92 years, on March 11, 2020 at Boyne Lodge in Carman. Jeanne; mother, grandmother and great-grandmother will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her children: daughter Melanie and husband Gerry Searle and son Chris and wife Debbie (Stanger) and by her grandchildren Erin and Katy Dalgleish and Geoffrey (Jennifer) and Jenna (Kyle) and ...

August

  • Diane Marjorie Parkinson (nee Cruikshank)

    1954 - 2020 It is with deep sadness that our family announces that Diane Parkinson (nee Cruikshank) passed away peacefully at home on August 10th, 2020. Diane is survived by her beloved husband of 46 years, Fred; her mother, Marjorie Cruikshank; four children, Shannon (Ernie), Heather (Matt), Joni (Bruce), and Delany (Mark); nine grandchildren, Kaylin, Sara, Mason, James, Louis, Ethan, Bree, Saxon, and Adeline; her brothers, Harvey (Sharon) and Don (Beth) Cruikshank; her nieces Lauren, ...

  • Annabel Gaston

    In Loving Memory of Annabel Alexandra Gaston October 25, 1937 - August 16, 2020 Funeral took place at St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church (Brunkild Manitoba, Canada) August 20, 2020 Interment: Sanford Cemetery

July

  • Cornelius Arthur Buller

    CORNELIUS ARTHUR BULLER Cornelius Arthur Buller passed away on the morning of July 19th, 2020, at the age of 65, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife Vernelle, children Stefan, Lisa (Ashley), Jodine (Corey) and his mother Maria. He will be greatly missed by his mother, wife, children, grandchildren, sisters and extended family. A small family service was held on Friday July 24th.

  • Susie Loewen

    Peacefully, with family by her side, Susie passed away on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020, at Charleswood Care Centre at the age of 91. Susie (Harder) Loewen was born in Winkler, Manitoba on October 2, 1928, to Henry P. and Helena Harder. She had a happy childhood growing up on the family farm near Winkler with four older sisters and one younger brother. At age 10, Susie invited Jesus into her life and began her own ...

  • John (Jack) Waddell

    Jack Waddell passed away at Boundary Trails Health Centre on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the age of 86 years. Jack was born in Winnipeg, the first of three sons of Ormie and Emily Waddell. He was raised on the family farm at Sperling. He spent his youth helping on the farm, playing guitar, harmonica and piano (earning the nickname of Black Key Jack) and participating in numerous sports. At one point he was the ...

  • John Quiring

    John Quiring Born Feb 24, 1922 Died June 27, 2020 Peacefully, on Saturday, June 27, 2020 John Quiring passed away at the Riverview Health Center. Born and raised on a farm near Dalmeny Saskatchewan, he grew up during the Depression, a fact which had a lifelong effect on him. In October,1944 he married Marie Friesen. Together they embarked on a semi-nomadic life beginning with stops on a Saskatchewan farm and in Ontario before he enrolled ...

  • Elfrieda Duerksen

    ELFRIEDA DUERKSEN On Friday June 26th Elfrieda Duerksen passed away peacefully at Bethania Personal Care Home. Elfrieda was born in Flowing Well, Saskatchewan June 8,1925, the eldest child of Peter and Katherine Rempel. Growing up in southern Manitoba, Elfrieda graduated from Mennonite Collegiate Institute, Gretna following which she worked as a teacher for 10 years. In 1954 she married David Duerksen. Throughout her life she exemplified a strong belief in the importance of family, and ...

June

  • Arno Clifford Fast

    Pastor Arno C. Fast with His Lord October 14, 1929 – June 18, 2020 “Unto you therefore who believe He is precious” - 1 Peter 2:7 Arno C. Fast, went to be with his Saviour and Lord, Thursday, June 18th from his home in Winnipeg. He went peacefully, “Home to be with Jesus”, surrounded by his wife Lena, children Joan (Pat), Jim (Beth), and a number of his grandchildren. He loved us all dearly and ...

  • Nour Ali and Hamza Ali

    It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Nour Ali on June 13, 2020 at the age of 42. Nour and his father Hamza Ali, were lost in a boating accident near Belair, Manitoba. Nour is survived by his wife Maysoun Darweesh, their daughters Rooj and Naya, his mother Nofa, brothers Jwan and Sirwan, and sisters Shler, Fayha, and Avin. Nour and Maysoun arrived in Winnipeg together with their daughters in 2012, ...

  • George Schmidt

    It is with some sadness that we announce the passing of our father George on Tuesday, June 16 at Donwood Manor in Winnipeg, Manitoba. George was born November 27, 1923 in Ukraine and then was brought to Canada as a baby to start his adventures in the Elm Creek area of Manitoba with 8 sisters and brothers. George was 96 years old and was predeceased by his wife Rita, son Eric, parents Peter and Margaret, ...

  • Darryl James Pauls

    ABOUT DARRYL Darryl started his obituary and requested we not change it. He had hoped to read it himself. I was born July 6, 1961. My parents are Irwin and Irene Pauls. I only have one sibling, he is my brother Rob. If any of you know me, I quite often refer to him as my favourite brother, sometimes right in front of him as well. We were a typical family, my mom stayed home ...

  • Todd William Lohvinenko

    TODD WILLIAM LOHVINENKO On May 24, 2020 Todd William Lohvinenko left his earthly home to be united with his Heavenly Father for all eternity. He was surrounded by his family at home. Words cannot describe our sadness and how much Todd will be missed by his family and friends. Todd is survived by his wife, Ruth, and his children Miranda and Daniel; his mother Virginia Lohvinenko, his sister Nadine (Derrick) Orchard; his in-laws Elleanore (Ray) ...

May

  • Marguerita Bernice "Rita" Jansen

    Saturday, May 30th, 2020 at Crosspoint Community Church

  • Dorothy Phoebe Halstead

    It is with great sadness we say goodbye to our mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Dorothy Halstead, who passed away peacefully on May 8, 2020 at the age of 97 years. She will be greatly missed by her children Brian (Karen), Don (Carol Anne), Lyle (Allison), Ken (Dream), Shirley McCutcheon (Don) and Kathy Grenier (Mike). She also leaves behind her cherished grandchildren, Jason (Stacey), Shannon (Mitchell), Mark (Kelsey), Jenn (Vaughan), Sara (Taylor), Duncan (Shilpa), Mint, ...

  • Helen Dyck

    Helen Dyck Helen Dyck of Winnipeg, Manitoba, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, May 05, 2020 at the age of 58. Helen was born on May 03, 1962 in Sommerfeld, Paraguay, South America to parents John and Eva Dyck. Helen moved to Canada with her family in June 1970 as an eight year old. Helen, a much loved daughter, sister, sister-in-law, niece, cousin, and friend is survived by her sister Susie, brother Abe and sister-in-law Karen ...

  • Louise Henriette Braun

    Louise Braun January 26, 1933 - April 30, 2020 After a lengthy illness with Alzheimer’s Disease, Louise Braun took sick and passed away quickly on the evening of Thursday, April 30, 2020 in Winnipeg. She is now in the presence of her personal Lord and Saviour. Louise was born on January 26, 1933 in Fisher Branch, Manitoba, the fifth child of Germain & Frances Martin. She is predeceased by her parents, and all her siblings. ...

March

  • Mary Pauls

    Mary (Schrag) Pauls 1924-2020 Mary Pauls (nee Schrag) passed into the presence of her Lord on March 21, 2020 at the age of 95 years. She was born on May 11, 1924 to Benjamin and Carrie (Graber) Schrag as the 9th child of eleven in Pretty Prairie, Kansas. She was predeceased by both her parents, and all her 10 siblings. She is survived by one brother-in-law Ben Friesen in Hutchinson, Kansas. Left to mourn is ...

  • Ruth Derksen

    Ruth Helen Derksen (nee Janzen) 1953 - 2020 Due to Covid-19, a private memorial will take place with consideration of a public memorial at a later date. Donations may be made in Ruth's memory to the Boundary Trails Health Centre Foundation (designated to Cancer Care)

  • Johann Klippenstein

    Service for Johann Klippenstein is at 11AM at River East Mennonite Church, Winnipeg Manitoba

February

  • Lena Vera Loewen

    Lena “Helen” Vera Loewen October 12, 1938 – February 7, 2020 Lena, also known as Helen, passed away at Donwood Manor Personal Care Home on February 7, 2020 at the age of 81 with her faithful husband, John at her side. She has left many precious memories to her loving husband, John and children Marilyn and Bill, Esther and Tony, Arnold and Wanda, Weldon and Ev, Larry and Colleen, Val and Darren and Roxane and ...

  • Gerhard N. Giesbrecht

    It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our father Gerhard N. Giesbrecht on January 31, 2020 at St. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg at the age of 80. Funeral service will be held on February 6, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at River East Mennonite Church, 825 Panet Road, Winnipeg, with viewing prior to service. Interment at Transcona Cemetery.

January

  • Selma Reimer

    Selma Reimer (nee Rogalsky) Selma passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord on January 3, 2020. Loving wife of the late Albert Reimer. Survived by her brother, Jacob “Jack” Rogalsky (Agnes). Predeceased by her parents, Frank and Katerina Rogalsky and three sisters, Nita, Kathrine, and Mary. She was much loved by many nieces, nephews, and friends who were like family, especially the Epp families. Selma worked for many years at the Mennonite Brethren Bible ...

  • Dyck, Peter George

    PETER GEORGE DYCK 1946 - 2020 Peter George Dyck of Winkler, Manitoba died Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the age of 73. In the last four years of his life he suffered from a rare disorder Progressive Supranuclear Palsy which adversely affected his mobility, balance and muscle strength leaving him weak and bedridden at the time of death. Peter George passed away surrounded by his wife Irene, their three children, Patrick, Shannon and Becky, their ...