JOHN FRANK ENNS
John F. Enns, age 93 years, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully with his family at his side at Bethesda Place, Steinbach, Man., Sept. 16, 2002.
John was born Sept. 13, 1909 in the Ukraine and immigrated to Canada with his family in 1926. After arriving in Canada he worked at various jobs such as farming, a bush camp in Northern Ontario and at Steinbach Hatchery. He spent the last 20 years of his working life as a painting contractor before his retirement at age 64.
John always enjoyed playing his guitar for family and friends and spent much of his retirement time keeping his hobby farm looking like a park.
John married Louise Anna Hiebert on Sept. 18, 1941. They were blessed with two sons Lorne (Rosann), Enderby, B.C., Les (Glenda), Winnipeg Beach, Man.; also five grandchildren, Terri (Glen) Porter, Thunder Bay, Ont., Dan (Karen) Enns, Saskatoon Sask., Monica (Eric) Adams, Calgary Alta., David Enns, Kitchener, Ont., Lori (Kevin) Guenther, Winnipeg, Man.; and four great-grandchildren. He also leaves to mourn his sisters: Elizabeth Wiebe, Winnipeg, Katie Thiessen, Victoria, B.C., Helen Lepp, St. Catharines, Ont., and Nettie Quiring, Winnipeg. He was predeceased by brother Peter Enns, and sisters, Anna Warkentin and Mary Enns.
Special thanks go out to Abe Plett for the many hours he spent helping John, Pastor Abe Klassen of the MB Church, Chaplain Larry Hirst of Bethesda Place and the entire nursing staff at Bethesda Place for their care.
Funeral service will be held at the Mennonite Brethren Church in Steinbach Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002 at 2 p.m., with viewing prior to the service. Interment in Heritage Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be made to Bethesda Place, Box 939, Steinbach, MB ROA 2AO or the Gideon Bible Plan, Box 3619, Stn. Main, Guelph, ON N1H 9Z9.
Arrangements entrusted to Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, Man.
Monday, Sept. 16, 2002 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home in Steinbach, Man., Mrs Annie Pylypiuk of Trentham, Man. passed away at the age of 84 years.
She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter Sally (Ed Henzel) of Trentham, and their children Marlene, Jerry (Cyndy); two sons, Roman (Helen) of Sarto, Man., and their children Ivan, Russell (Kathy); Maurice (Elaine) of Lorette, Man., and their children Cynthia (Ed), Janice (Kelly), Brenda (Fred); seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Pearl (James) Pede of Winnipeg, Man.; one sister-in-law, Annie Boyechko of Winnipeg; numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband Peter on Aug. 13, 1992; one brother William in 1989; her parents Fedor and Malanka Boyechko.
Funeral service was held Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, 10:30 a.m., at St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Sarto, with Rev. Father Ihor Royik officiating. Interment followed in the parish cemetery. Prayers were said Wednesday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m., at Loewen Funeral Chapel in Steinbach.
Arrangements entrusted to Loewen Funeral Chapel of Steinbach.
WILLIAM (BILL) CHORNOPYSKI
Peacefully, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, with his family by his side, William, husband of Elsie, passed away at the age of 80, at the Morris General Hospital.
His father George, mother Verna, and brothers John, Nick and Peter predeceased Bill.
Bill is survived and will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 54 years Elsie (nee Wagner), children Bob (Debbie Regier), Ken (Carol), Connie Schau (Warren) and Ron; his grandchildren Michael (Samantha), Riley Schau, Cory Schau, Jennifer (fiancé Kevin Erin), Danny, Billy Raill; his sister Mary Narynski, his daughter-in-law Mary and numerous nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by his many, many friends.
Bill thrived on honest hard work and excelled at his endeavors. He served in the Armed Forces (WWII), earned a living for his family at C.P.R. for 23 years, and from 1966-1971 he became a General Motors Masters Sales Leader. From 1971-1973 he was the owner/operator of the Arlington Athletic Club. 1974 marked the beginning of Bill's successful political career when he was elected to City Council in the Mynarski Ward. In November of 1982 Bill was elected Deputy Mayor of Winnipeg and appointed to the Executive Policy Committee.
Setting his goals of public service higher, Bill sought provincial political office and was elected in the Burrows Constituency as an MLA in 1988 at which time he earned the respect of many colleagues and was appointed Deputy Speaker of the House of the Manitoba Legislature.
Bill retired after serving the people of his community, to a way of life that was always dear to him, a life of nature, hard work and personal satisfaction on his small farm on the land where he was born near Sundown, Manitoba.
Bill was blessed with many pleasurable years on the farm he loved, close to his family and grandchildren who gave him his greatest joy.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was held on Monday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. at Glen Eden Funeral Home, 4477 Main St., Winnipeg. Reception followed the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements entrusted to Glen Eden Funeral Home.
June 1, 1923 - Aug. 22, 2002
"Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God." Romans 5:1-2
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Susie Friesen of Morris, Man., Aug. 22, 2002. She passed away peacefully at the Morris General Hospital.
She bravely battled with cancer for the last two years. She had chemotherapy, which gave her relief for some time. This summer her condition deteriorated. The doctors offered chemo, which would possibly prolong her life for a while. She decided against the treatments, and we as family agreed.
At age 19 Susie received Christ as her personal Saviour, was baptized and became a member of the Rosenort EMC.
Left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband of 45 years, Nick; two sons, Louis, and Dale and wife Melody; six sisters, Margaret, Helen, Tina, Lucy, Eva (Frank) Friesen and Elma (Burton) Johnston; one brother, Abe (Helen) Kroeker; seven sisters-in-law, Dora, Betty (John) Stark, Elsie (Henry) Thiessen, Annie (Elmer) Brandt, Kathy (John) Friesen, Margaret Kroeker, and Annie Kroeker; four brothers-in-law, David (Sadie), Ted (Georgianna), Harvey (Marion), and Peter (Kathy); as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, Frank B. and Aganetha Kroeker; three brothers, Peter, Jake and Frank; and three sisters, Annie, Mary and Nettie.
Susie was a loving, caring, and praying mother, and a wonderful partner to her husband. She displayed her love and care by her many household duties and meeting the needs of her family.
We are grateful to Cancer Care Manitoba, Dr. Maxwell and staff at the Victoria General Hospital, Morris Ambulance, and Dr. Loewen and staff at the Morris General Hospital.
If friends so desire, donations in Susie's memory may be made to the Evangelical Mennonite Conference Board of Missions.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Rosenort Evangelical Mennonite Church, with interment in the church cemetery. The funeral arrangements were in the care of Morris Funeral Home.
MARY WIEBE (nee Penner)
Mary Wiebe, age 87, passed away Aug. 24, 2002 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home in Steinbach, Man.
Mary will be lovingly remembered by her children, Victor (Carol), Roland (Pam), Arlene (Gerald) Rempel; seven grandchildren; sisters, Anna Plett, Helen Penner; brother John; sister-in-law Katherine Penner; brother-in-law Pete Reimer; and numerous relatives and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband Frank; daughter Lorna; sisters, Margaret, Katharina, Betty; brothers, Peter, Isaac, Abe; sisters-in-law, Nettie, Tina; and brothers-in-law, John, Abram, and Peter.
The family would like to especially thank the wonderful staff at the Rest Haven Nursing Home for their help and care and all those who took time to visit her.
A celebration of Mary's life was held Thursday, Aug. 29, 10:30 a.m., at Gospel Fellowship Church in Steinbach. Interment followed at the Steinbach Heritage Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 301 352 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H8.
Arrangements entrusted to Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach.
JACOB S. WIENS
Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, Jacob S. Wiens, formerly of Niverville, Man., passed away at the Victoria Hospital in Winnipeg, Man. at the age of 95 years. He was born Feb. 28, 1907 in Barkfield, Man.
He is survived by his wife Katherine (nee Sawatzky); his sons, Jake (Rita), Leonard (Jeanne); and his daughters, Mary (Howard) Enns, Tina Klippenstein, Helen (Ralph) Johnson; 16 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
The funeral service was held at the Word of Life Church in Niverville, Thursday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m., with viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment followed at Niverville Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Jacob's memory may be made to Union Gospel Mission, Box 1073 Station Main, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2X4, or to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements entrusted to Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, Man.
MARY ROBYN BADGLEY (nee French-Flook)
Robyn Badgley, age 54 years, of Dominion City, Man., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002 at Vita Hospital. Robyn was born July 27, 1948 in Winnipeg, Man.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband Robert; daughter Lisha; grandson Dawson; stepdaughter Clara (Don) Olivier; grandsons Tristen and Tyler; parents-in-law Bryce and Marget Badgley; one brother John (Arianna) Flook and special friend Dora Friesen. She was predeceased by her parents Stanley Warton and Murial Flook.
A memorial service celebrating Robyn's life will be held Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, 2 p.m. at Dominion City United Church, Dominion City, Man.
The family wishes to thank Dr. De Klerk and the nurses at the Vita Hospital for their care and compassion.
Donations in Robyn's memory would be appreciated to the Lupus Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Lung Association.
Arrangements entrusted to Loewen Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, Man.
GERTRUD ANNA EMMA KAPP
It is with sadness that we announce the death of Gertrud Kapp on Friday, Aug. 23, 2002 at the Ste. Anne Hospital, Ste. Anne, Man. at the age of 86 years.
She is survived by her daughters, Hella Golic, son-in-law Milan, Marion Kwiatkowski, son-in-law Larry and grandsons, Damian (wife Carrie) and Ryan. Also by her pet dog Squirt.
Gertrud was predeceased by her husband Otto in 1981, her parents, sister, brother and two daughters in Germany.
Gertrud came to Manitoba with Otto October, 1955 with their two daughters from Cuxhaven, Germany.
Special thank you to Dr. Bissonnette and the wonderful nurses at Ste. Anne Hospital for their care and compassion.
Service of remembrance was held on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. at Green Acres Funeral Chapel, Hwy #1 East at Navin Road. A private family interment will be held in Green Acres Memorial Gardens at a later date.
"As long as there is someone
who loves us,
we will remain alive.
Memories make us immortal.
In truth, love will outlast even memories."
Leo F. Buscaglia
Green Acres Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.
Clarence Siemens passed away peacefully and went home to his Heavenly Father Oct. 31, 2002 at the Victoria General Hospital, with his family at his side.
Clarence will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife and best friend, Lottie.
Memories of his kind heart and jovial spirit will be forever cherished by his children and grandchildren: Arlene, Duane, Marshall, Kevin, and Thomas Rempel; Reynald, Vanessa, Kristen, Matthew, Bryce, and David Siemens; Bob, Judy, Jeremy, Andrew, and Carly Siemens; Bev, Kelly, and Brenden Friesen; Joanne Siemens and Rob Wannop; Lyle, Sandie, Amy, Sarah, Toria, and Mark Siemens; Derek, Sajda, and Jessica Siemens; Shawna and Kevin Stevenson.
Clarence was predeceased by one infant daughter, Brenda.
Clarence will be missed by many, both family and friends.
The funeral services were held at Rosenort Evangelical Mennonite Church Monday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m.
Thank you to the staff at the Victoria General Hospital for the loving care.
If friends so desire, donations may be made to either MCC, 134 Plaza Dr., Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5K9, or the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, 400-280 Smith St., Winnipeg, MB, R3C 2L4.
Morris Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Psalm 23 "The Lord Is My Shepherd"
ROY MURRAY DOERKSEN
1930 - 2002
Saturday morning, Nov. 2, 2002, Roy Doerksen of Niverville, Man. peacefully went to be with the Lord at the age of 72, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Roy was born Aug. 24, 1930 in Niverville. He spent his entire life in southern Manitoba.
He was predeceased by his first wife Bernice.
He leaves to mourn his family his wife Adina; three daughters: Shirley of Winnipeg, Man., Evelyn (Marty) Mittelstadt and grandchildren Rachel, Sarah and Andrew of Springfield, Missouri, and Lori (Rick) Angenent of Winnipeg.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2 p.m., at Fourth Ave. Bible Church, 62 4th Ave. S., Niverville, with Pastors Layton Friesen and Cameron McKenzie of Fort Garry EMC officiating. Interment followed at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
In Roy's memory, donations may be made to Canadian Foodgrains Bank, (400 280 Smith Street), Box 767, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2L4
Arrangements entrusted to Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, Man.