Nita Amy Rose Reimer Hogue 1931-2015
Nita Amy Rose Hogue (nee Reimer), 83, passed from this life Sunday, May 24, 2015, at home in the Carriage Inn in Huntsville, Texas, after a brief stay at Huntsville Municipal Hospital. Nita was born in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada on October 15, 1931. She graduated from the Steinbach Academy in 1950 and attended college at Sayre Junior College in Sayre, Oklahoma. There she met and later married Guy W. Hogue in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1953.
Her husband’s job took them to a number of different cities in the USA and Canada. Continue reading
The Chortitz Church Heritage Committee invites you to ‘Honour thy Father’ at ForeFathers Day at Chortitz, in Randolph, MB on June 20, 2015 at 7 PM. Free admission.
Map to Chortitz Church Continue reading
Sara M. Friesen Kehler (1925-2015)
Sara M. Kehler (nee Friesen), 89, of Steinbach, MB, formerly of New Bothwell, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Steinbach, MB.
Sara is survived by one daughter, Ellie (Ed), grandson Dale and his father Les, one son Ed (Emily) and their children: Shelly (Chris), grandchildren Emma and Kaity, and Cory (Lilah), grandchildren Nicole and Bailey; and one sister Helen Kehler.
Sara was predeceased by her husband George J. Kehler , and one granddaughter Sheila. Continue reading
A local company has created an app it says will notify drivers of train crossings, allowing them to avoid congested areas. Continue reading
Marlene Elizabeth Mary Kehler Aitken (1935-2015)
On Thursday, January 22, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, Marlene passed away peacefully after a brief illness.
Marlene is survived by her children Barbara Bezeau (Guy), Cheryl Posten (Denis) and Neil Aitken (Barbara), her eleven adored grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brothers Russ, Don, Lee and sister Doris. Her loving husband Bill predeceased her in 2010. Continue reading
Henry Blatz Kehler 1927-2015
Henry B. Kehler passed away at the Bethesda Regional Health Care Centre on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the age of 87 years.
Left to remember him are his beloved wife of 59 years, Mathilda (Hiebert), his children: Iris Toews (Ryan), Deby, Wendi Friesen (Paul), Jim (Marge Thiessen) and Nancy Neufeld (Warren); four grandchildren: Carter Friesen, Mitchell Friesen, Andrew Neufeld and Emily Neufeld. Continue reading
Jacob Peters Kehler 1930-2015
Jacob P. Kehler, mischievous jokester, dessert and Faspa enthusiast, strong and faithful prayer warrior, and irreplaceable father died on January 13, 2015.
He died the way he lived, gently and in peace. Jac was born December 22, 1930 to Henry S. and Agatha Kehler. As a child he had a great sense of humor which sometimes made him a troublemaker but this fun-loving carried on throughout his life. He kept a list of jokes in his pocket that could be pulled out at a moment’s notice. Continue reading
Clayton County, Georgia – Here’s an unfortunate situation regarding Berliner Mary Kehler Daniel, courtesy of WSB-TV in Atlanta:
Mary Kehler Daniel says thieves stole her late husband’s ashes
The widow of a World War II Veteran says thieves broke two doors and ransacked her Forsest Park home.
The Chortitz Church Heritage Committee is please to announce “Christmas in Chortitz”. You are invited to attend this festive event in celebration of Christ’s birth. Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7 PM in Randolph, Manitoba.
Christmas in Chortitz, 2014
Tomorrow is Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the Manitoba general Election Day. In Manitoba, municipal elections are held every four years. The general Election Day is always the fourth Wednesday in October.
A History in Portraits (2009)
Jacob “Berliner” Kehler was a farmer and a community leader, who immigrated to Canada in 1875, settling in Hochfeld, a small village near Steinbach, MB. When Berliner Kehler married Elizabeth Schultz in April of 1884, they took the unusual step of setting up a house on vacant school lot in the R.M. of Hanover, where there was no village, about a half a mile east of Hochfeld, and by 1891, the growing family moved to a farm at Ebenfeld, today known as Mitchell, MB. Continue reading