Violet Anne Kehler Doerksen (1926-2016)

Violet Anne Doerksen (1926-2016)
Violet Anne Doerksen (1926-2016)

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.
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Cody Derrick Kehler (2016)

With heavy hearts the family announce the passing of Cody Kehler on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the St. Boniface Hospital. He will be lovingly cherished by his parents Jordon Kehler and Rachel Jubinville, his brothers Justin and Luke, grandparents Deborah (Douglas) Epps, Blair Kehler, Diane (Lionel) Jubinville, and his aunties and uncles and their families. Even though you were here for a short time we feel very blessed to have shared you with our loving family. A private family gathering will be held at Glen Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens at a later date.

Celebration of Life for Elmer (Al) Reimer

Al Reimer (1927-2015)
Al Reimer (1927-2015)

Elmer ( Al ) E Reimer, passed away peacefully at home on December 22, 2015. He was 88. Al was predeceased by his wife Joan, son Mark, sisters Louise Olson and Nita Hogue, and parents Elizabeth and PJB Reimer. He is survived and dearly missed by his daughter Cynthia Eeson, son Curt, and brother Syd, sister Charlotte Wiens, and grandchildren Jennifer Eeson, Lindsay Eeson, Mallory Eeson, Jamie Reimer and Megan Reimer. Continue reading “Celebration of Life for Elmer (Al) Reimer”

Roy Martin Broesky (1944-2016)

Roy Martin Broesky (1944-2016)
Roy Martin Broesky (1944-2016)

Roy Martin Broesky, age 71, of Steinbach, MB passed away peacefully with family by his side on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Bethesda Regional Health Centre in Steinbach, MB.

He is survived his wife of 50 years, Mary; five children and their families: Gail (Vern Toews), Bob (Trish), Val (Jake Kasowan), Mike (Jacqui), Jamie (Clarissa); and 11 grandchildren: Collin (Megan), Kierstin (Matthew Ginter), Sheena, Spencer, Tia, Apollos, Christian, Matthew, Thom, Katie and a new one to arrive later this year! He is also survived by his brother Alvin (Jewel) and his four sisters: Dianne (Roy Enns), Doris (Reuben Enns), Lois (Jim Hamilton), Linda (Ron Koop), and Rose; as well as many uncles and aunts, nieces and nephews, friends and many, many of his long-standing customers.

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Yvonne Helene Parker Kehler (1931-2016)

Yvonne Helene Parker Kehler ( 1931 - 2016)
Yvonne Helene Parker Kehler ( 1931 – 2016)

Yvonne Kehler passed away peacefully January 27, 2016 at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, with her family by her side. Yvonne was the daughter of the late Charlotte and James Potter, the sister of the late Bob Parker of Winnipeg, and was married for over 60 years to Dennis Leroy Kehler, who predeceased her in 2013. Continue reading “Yvonne Helene Parker Kehler (1931-2016)”

Elmer (Al) Edgar Ernest Reimer (1927-2015)

Al Reimer (1927-2015)
Al Reimer (1927-2015)
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend Dr. Elmer (Al) E. Reimer, 88, of Winnipeg, on Tuesday, December 22, 2015.
Interment and a celebration of his life will be held in April 2016. More details will be posted, and a full obituary closer to that date.

Kerry “Sam” Donald Kehler (1963-2015)

Kerry (Sam) Kehler 1963-2015
Kerry (Sam) Kehler 1963-2015

Kerry “Sam” Kehler, passed away unexpectedly in Palmer, Alaska , during the early morning hours of December 5, 2015.

His wife, Roberta, was the love of his life. His sudden death has left her in total shock and with unexpected expenses. Through the memorial fund set up on we hope to share with her and Sam’s entire family how much he meant to us and help Roberta put the pieces of her life back together.

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Philippines needs to change charter

CSIS Southeast Asia Deputy Director Murray Hiebert says Malaysia and Vietnam will edge out the Philippines if it doesn’t join the 12-member TPP. CSIS Senior Adviser Christopher Johnson also says the TPP will help the Philippines be part of other trade deals.

Murray Hiebert serves as senior adviser and deputy director of the Southeast Asia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. Murray Hiebert,  a 3rd generation Berliner Kehler, is the son of (the late) Rosemarie (nee Wieler) and Abram Hiebert.

Second Annual Christmas at Chortitz

The Chortitz Church Heritage Committee is please to announce the second 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 by Willie & Lin Wiebe. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7 PM in Randolph, Manitoba.

Christmas at Chortitz 2015
Christmas at Chortitz 2015

Kehler helps Abbotsford Veteran Get New Scooter

CBC News

An 83-year-old Korean War veteran, Bert Wiebe, from Abbotsford who had his scooter stolen on Friday is back in the saddle thanks to a local company’s donation.

“I’d like to thank them very gratefully,” said Bert Wiebe. “I’m overwhelmed that the response came so quick.”

Chris Kehler presents Bert Wiebe with Scooter
Chris Kehler presents Bert Wiebe with Scooter

On Monday Abbotsford police said they had received five scooter offers in about two hours after they released information about the theft

The $5,000 scooter was Wiebe’s main mode of transportation, and his mobility was severely hampered without it.
“I didn’t think anybody would be as low as that. It’s my only way of getting around,” said Wiebe.

On Tuesday, Chris Kehler, president of Coast Bathing Solutions, offered Wiebe a $6,000 scooter that the company had in its possession Continue reading “Kehler helps Abbotsford Veteran Get New Scooter”