It is with sadness, much love, profound admiration and gratitude, we mourn the passing of our cherished husband, dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, in-law, uncle, cousin and friend Jac. Jac passed away at the St. Pierre hospital on Monday, August 23, 2021, at the age of 85. Even through failing health, his faith, courage and sense of humour stayed strong. Continue reading “Jacob Friesen Doerksen (1936-2021)”
Family and friends of Stephen Cartmel are invited to support the fund raising efforts for a memorial bench, to pay tribute to Stephen who died tragically in a Vancouver fire on July 23, 2021. The memorial bench will be placed in the spot where Stephen passed away, in loving memory.
More details are available on the GoFundMe page.
The family of Glen Murray Kehler, invite you to the Memorial & Celebration of Life Service for Glen being held on Sunday, August 22, 2021, from 2-4 pm at the Bronx Community Centre, 720 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg, MB.
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Please note, masks will be required, unless sitting at a table.
Stephen William Cartmel, of Ladysmith, BC, was born on July 8, 1982 in Nanaimo, British Columbia and passed away unexpectedly on July 23, 202 at the age of 39 years. Deeply loved and missed by his mother Barbara Aitken; father James Cartmel; siblings Lauren, Carly, Simone and Tai; Aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. We will miss his contagious laughter and light that would fill a room. Anyone who knew Stephen knew that was he was a DJ and Chef by passion, serious foodie and devoted Pomeranian dad. Stephen lived a full and vibrant life with more friends than you could count. Stephen, for the rest of our lives, we will constantly keep looking for moments filled with memories of you. Until we meet again, we know Bishop and Ivy are waiting for you. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Glenhaven Memorial Chapel, 1835 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Dad was a true Renaissance man. He was a real romantic, but he was also a carpenter, inventor, writer, and most important to him, loving husband and patriarch.
Dad was born on August 21, 1933, the day before his oldest sister, Edna, passed away. He was the sixth of eleven children born to John and Annie Kehler. Dad loved his big family and regaled us all with many stories of his childhood including his brothers, sisters, cousins, friends and of course Felix the wonder dog. Continue reading “Glen Murray Kehler (1933-2021)”
A Lake County man has been dedicating his time and money to fix laptops and help families in need — all while he battles cancer.
Larry Kehler, better known as “Fox,” spends his days fixing laptops for people in his community. The project started several months ago when he reached out to a neighborhood Facebook group asking people in the area to give him their old laptops. Then, he fixed the computers and donated them. He had several families with children who were learning virtually reach out to him for help.
“We would like to homeschool, but we have one computer and it’s broken and we have three kids. Can you help?” Kehler said. Continue reading “Lake County man battling cancer fixes computers for families in need”
It is with deep sadness that we say farewell to our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, sister and friend, Maria Giesbrecht (nee Kehler). Following a period of declining health, Maria passed away on December 5, 2020 at West Park Manor PCH in Winnipeg at the age of 93 years.
Maria was born June 20, 1927 on the family farm near Randolph (Chortitz), Manitoba, the first-born daughter of David S. Kehler and Helena Stoesz Kehler. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Isaac Giesbrecht (2010), six brothers and one sister. Continue reading “Maria Kehler Giesbrecht (1927-2020)”
Sunday, January 19, 2020 was an emotional night in Mitchell, MB when over 400 people braved the winter night to attend the official opening of the Mitchell Memorial Park. The park, built on the arena grounds between the outdoor hockey rink and tennis courts, consists of an outdoor pleasure skating area and in the center is an evergreen tree. Surrounding the rink is a path with several park benches along the perimeter. Park benches are sponsored by community families in remembrance of their loved ones.
The Kehler name is well known in the community of Mitchell, the area west of Steinbach, Manitoba. Early pioneer Jacob “Berliner” Kehler moved his growing family to farm here in 1891, where he began to build barns and buy livestock. The area was called Ebenfeld, modern-day Mitchell. After the death of Berliner Kehler, the family farm and land were sold to the Alfred Stahn family. Today there are fourth, fifth and sixth generations of Berliner Kehlers in Mitchell. Continue reading “Mitchell Memorial Park”
Carol Giesbrecht passed away unexpectedly on July 22, 2020.
Public Graveside service will be held at the Westridge Memorial Gardens, Winkler, MB Sunday July 26 at 2PM.(please bring lawn chairs). Viewing will be from 1PM-8PM on Saturday at Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler. Donations may be made in Carol’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.