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”

New Winnipeg App Will Help Drivers Steer Clear of Train Crossings

A local company has created an app it says will notify drivers of train crossings, allowing them to avoid congested areas.

CBC News

A local company has created an app it says will notify drivers of train crossings, allowing them to avoid congested areas. Continue reading “New Winnipeg App Will Help Drivers Steer Clear of Train Crossings”

Ich bin ein Berliner!

Recently in watching their latest movie, Muppets Most Wanted, I chuckled as I heard the line, “Ich bin ein Berliner”. Who’s line is this anyway? The Muppets,  President John F Kennedy, or Jacob Kehler? It prompted a deeper thought, what does it really mean to be a Berliner (Kehler)? Continue reading “Ich bin ein Berliner!”

Hit and Run on Roblin Boulevard

On April 30, 2011, at about 1:30am, Headingley RCMP were called to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on Roblin Boulevard, about one kilometre west of the Perimeter.

 Manitoba RCMP News  – A man is in custody following a pedestrian getting struck by a westbound car on Roblin Boulevard.

On April 30, 2011, at about 1:30am, Headingley RCMP were called to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on Roblin Boulevard, about one kilometre west of the Perimeter.

A 19-year-old male was found on the north shoulder of Roblin Boulevard that had been struck by a westbound car. Continue reading “Hit and Run on Roblin Boulevard”

Joan Doreen Reimer (1930-2011)

Joan Doreen Reimer
Joan Doreen Reimer

On April 6, 2011, Joan Doreen Reimer, nee Frederick, beloved wife of Al Reimer, passed away peacefully at the Grace General Hospital. She was in her 81st year. Joan was born on May 18, 1930 and raised in Pine Falls, Manitoba, the oldest of three siblings, and began her working career there in the office of the Abitibi Paper Mill.

In 1951, Joan married Elmer E (Al) Reimer, who came from Steinbach, Manitoba, and together they raised three children. Joan and Al lived in Toronto and New Haven, Connecticut (where Al pursued graduate studies at Yale), before they settled in Winnipeg. Continue reading “Joan Doreen Reimer (1930-2011)”

Randall Scott Fehr (1974-1996)

Randall Scott Fehr
Randall Scott Fehr

Randy was born in Ste. Anne, Man. on December 4, 1974. He was a fun loving young boy and brought much joy to his family. He was always a small boy when he was young, and started falling down frequently. At first, we thought that he had a coordination problem. At age seven, randy was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy. This didn’t mean much to us at this time because we were ignorant to what this was. Randy found things frustrating at first but soon resigned himself to life that was to go through constant changes.Fortunately, about seven months before Randy was diagnosed, Christ became an integral part of our family. Randy got saved when he was seven, and baptized when he was fourteen. Continue reading “Randall Scott Fehr (1974-1996)”

Annie Wieler Kehler (1901-1991)

Annie Kehler
Annie Kehler

Peacefully Sunday morning, April 28, 1991 at the Steinbach Rest Haven, Annie Kehler, aged 90 years, of Steinbach passed away.

Born to Henry and Helen Wieler of Clearspring, March 23, 1901, Mother attended the Steinbach School. In 1920 Mother was baptized in the CMC Church and in 1921 married John S. Kehler. They shared 40 years of joys and sorrows. Mother and Dad lived in southeast Saskatchewan until 1930 at which time they moved to Steinbach where Dad started his own business in which Mother was a great help. Mother’s door was always open and her table was always set for friends and relatives. Continue reading “Annie Wieler Kehler (1901-1991)”

Henry M. Wieler Grunwald(1938-1986)

On April 24, 1986 at St. Boniface Hospital, Henry M. Grunwald, aged 48 years, of Winnipeg, beloved husband of Lena Grunwald.

Henry was born in Ste. Anne, MB on February 26, 1938. He was employed as a steel fabricator with Federal Pioneer Electric for the past 15 years. Continue reading “Henry M. Wieler Grunwald(1938-1986)”