On September 25, 2017 at the Transportation Association of Canada’s Conference & Exhibition in St. John’s, NL, Garreth Rempel was awarded the 2017 Young Transportation Professional Award. Continue reading “And the Young Transportation Professional Award goes to…”
Preservings – No 17 – December 2000
by Katharina Kehler Bergen
My father, Peter Schulz Kehler was born in Ebenfeld on January 1, 1896.
Peter was the eighth child in a family of 14 children. Two brothers and one sister predeceased him in infancy. His siblings were born between 1885 -1904. Growing to adulthood were Maria, Jacob, Gerhard, Aron, Johan, then Peter, Susanna, David, Heinrich, Elizabeth and Cornelius. Peter’s birth place was the farm located just north of the Mitchell ball park.
Peter was a small baby weighing a mere three and one-half pounds, so he was told. Incubators were unheard of but with intuition and ingenuity, bricks were warmed in the oven to surround him with warmth. He survived and grew to be a slim, dapper-looking man in his younger years. He was not very tall and later filled out to be robust in stature. Continue reading “Rev. Peter S. Kehler”
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David Norman Wiens, born June 1, 1963 passed away March 4, 2017 in Belize City, Belize, after a very brave fight with a ruptured appendix. Continue reading “David Norman Wiens (1963-2017)”
Merry Christmas, Berliners! May you find much joy in celebrating Christ’s birth!
The Chortitz Church Heritage Committee is please to announce the third annual “Christmas at Chortitz”, an evening of German and English Christmas carols. You are invited to attend this festive event in celebration of Christ’s birth, with special music & Friedensfürst.
Saturday, December 10, 2016at 7 PM in Randolph, Manitoba
Kaylee Peters was this year’s Valedictorian. As selected by school staff and her peers, Peters was an easy choice because of her involvement in the school community.
Violet Doerksen, age 89, of Steinbach, MB, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016, at her home, Woodhaven Manor.
She was predeceased by her husband, Peter H. Doerksen, in 1992, her oldest son, Edward in 1996, two sons-in-law, Musa & Lawrence, four brothers and one sister.
Continue reading “Violet Anne Kehler Doerksen (1926-2016)”
Kerry “Sam” Kehler, passed away unexpectedly in Palmer, Alaska , during the early morning hours of December 5, 2015.