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Obituaries

Anne Loewen

Apr 28, 2022

Anne Loewen was born on June 14th, 1938 to Abraham and Helen Letkeman (nee Dyck); in Winkler, Manitoba. She married Bill Loewen on February 9th, 1957, and they were able to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary this past February. Mom and dad were baptized at the Sommerfelder Church in Altona in 1958.

Bill and Anne had four children: Vern Loewen,...

Waldo Schulz

Apr 26, 2022

Waldo Schulz, age 90 years of Altona, Manitoba passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Eastview Place.

He is survived by his wife Helen (nee Fast), their sons Ron Schulz, and Bruce (Josephine) Schulz, as well as 4 grandchildren, 1 sister and 1 brother.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the...

Dietrich "Dick" Stoesz

Apr 26, 2022

Dietrich "Dick" Stoesz, age 85 years of Altona formerly of Gretna, Manitoba passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at the Altona Memorial Health Centre.

He is survived by his wife Eva (nee Nickel), their children Carol Bell, Dianna (Gary) Dyck, Steve (Aileen) Stoesz, and Cindy (Brad) Fehr, as well as by 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 2 brothers....

Jakob Ens

Apr 19, 2022

Jakob Ens, age 81 years of Eastview Place in Altona, formerly of Winkler and Morden, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at the Altona Memorial Health Centre.  

He is survived by 1 sister, 2 brothers and their families.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date at Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg.

 

Mildred McAuley

Apr 18, 2022

After a passionate lifetime of journey, Mildred passed away Monday, April 18, 2022.

Mig, as she was known, was born in Pelly, SK.  She was predeceased by her parents Wesley and Sadie Ellwood, her sisters Marianne Lamb and Beatrice Catt, brothers Fred and William Ellwood and husband Norman McAuley.

Her spiritual athletic journey began when she arrived on the wintry...

Abram Peters

Apr 9, 2022

Abram Peters, age 88 years, of Altona formerly of Mexico passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Eastview Place.  

He is survived by his children Tina Klassen, Pete (Lisa) Peters, Henry (Margaret) Peters, Abe (Agnes) Peters, Jake (Susan) Peters, Cornie (Margaret) Peters, and Dallas (Frank) Wieler, as well as 28 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren.  He was predeceased by...

Mary Dyck (nee Wiebe)

Apr 8, 2022

Mom was born on February 27, 1937 to Diedrich and Noelinora Wiebe (Dyck) in Carrot River, Saskatchewan. She was the third of 6 children. She grew up in the Carrot River area and as a teenager she moved to Manitoba to Inwood where she met the man of her dreams, Peter Dyck. They were married at St Laurent, MB on...

Willie Funk

Apr 6, 2022

Willie Funk was born on March 1st, 1939 in Silberfeld to Peter & Margaret (Schpansky) Funk.  He was a middle child of 5, with 2 older brothers & a younger sister and brother.

As a child (as well as in his later years) he loved to play games, especially Monopoly.   He loved it so much, his parents had to...

Anne Penner (nee Heier)

Mar 28, 2022

Peacefully on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 8:50 p.m. at the Altona Community Memorial Health Centre, Anne Penner passed away at the age of 92.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Nick Penner, parents Franz and Anna (Harms) Heier, and 3 brothers Henry, Frank, and John.

Anne is lovingly remembered by her children, Melody (Bob) Giesbrecht of Altona, and...

Jacob J. Klassen

Mar 28, 2022

Jacob J. Klassen of Altona, formerly of Halbstadt, was born on November 4th, 1929 to John and Helen Klassen of Horndean.  He was the 3rd of 10 children and attended the Horndean school.

Dad was baptised at the Sommerfeld Mennonite Church in 1950 by Bishop Peter Toews.

Dad married Mary Hildebrand of Halbstadt on July 5th, 1951 on her parents...

Henry Antoine

Mar 28, 2022

In the early morning hours of March 28, 2022 our beloved dad, papa, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, Henry Lloyd Antoine passed into the spirit world at the Altona Hospital at the age of 76.

Dad was predeceased by his parents William Antoine and Mary Accobee, son Brian Hayden, brother Norman Antoine, sister Helen Antoine and good friends Ernie James...

Wilhelm "Bill" Ginter

Mar 26, 2022

The Obituary of Bill Ginter 

June 14, 1927 – March 26, 2022

(As told by our Dad, Bill Ginter)

I, Bill, was born on June 14, 1927 in Wiedenfeld, two and a half miles southeast of Rosenfeld to Corny and Aganetha (Peters) Ginter.

I attended school in the same district. I started school when I was eight years old. We...

Eva Heinrichs (nee Kehler)

Mar 14, 2022

Eva Heinrichs (nee Kehler), age 91 years of Altona, formerly of Gretna and Halbstadt, Manitoba passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022 at the Altona Memorial Health Centre.

She is survived by her children Bonnie (Tony) Hildebrand, Roma (Terry) Wiebe, Mark (Debbie) Heinrichs, Cindy Martin, Myles (Dianne) Heinrichs, Andrea (Greg) Carman, and Lisa Heinrichs (Howard Voth), as well as daughter-in-law...

Elizabeth "Betty" Ginter

Mar 11, 2022

The Obituary of Elizabeth (Betty) Ginter nee Stoesz

As told by Betty Ginter

I, Betty , was born on March 24, 1930 in the farm home (3.5 miles south of Horndean) to my parents Cornelius and Elizabeth Stoesz. I was given the name Elizabeth after my mother. Mrs Katharine Ginter was the midwife who delivered me... I had 3 sisters and...

Ed C. Stoesz

Mar 6, 2022

Ed C. (Erdman Cornelius) Stoesz, Altona, Manitoba, passed away at the Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at age 92, after major  surgery a week ago.  He was born on July 23, 1929, to John H. Stoesz and Margaret (Giesbrecht Stoesz) Goertzen, on a farm south of Hordean.

 

Loving husband, father, grand-father, and great-grandfather, he leaves...

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