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.
It is with great sorrow that our family announces the passing of Dennis Leroy Kehler, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather on February 14, 2013, at the age of 81, with his wife Yvonne and family members at his side. Dennis was born in Carnduff, Saskatchewan on September 22, 1931 to Cornelius and Frieda Kehler. He grew up in Steinbach, Manitoba where he learned to always work hard for the things you want and that being true to your values are the most important traits that a person should possess. Continue reading “Dennis Leroy Kehler (1931-2013)”
Today we remember and honour one of the finest souls ever born, a beautiful diamond with a golden heart and soul strong like steel: Louise Olson.
On February 19th one year ago Heaven gained a faithful follower of Jesus Christ into the eternal kingdom of peace. The funeral was bitter and sweet. Bitter for two reasons: a great woman laid cold in her coffin and also the fact that it was February, which means we were cold as well. Sweet for two reasons: this woman lived a full life and experienced many blessings and also the funeral lunch had a plethora of brownies and date squares. Continue reading “In Memoriam Louise Olson”
Today, February 17th, marks 6 years since the passing of our amazing brother, Edgar Kehler. Seldom has a day passed without thinking about the many memories that were created as we grew up together.
Edgar was a special brother who touched the lives of many people. As brothers, we were very close in a relationship that kept us together for life as best friends. He was full of life, seeing the best of everyone he met. Those who knew him best admired him for the interest he took in each person. In meeting new people, one of the first things he’d do is the “Mennonite Connection” to see if there was a possibility of being a long lost relative. It seemed important to him. Continue reading “In Memory of Edgar Stoesz Kehler”
Louise Olson died peacefully on February 19, 2011, at the age of 82, at the St. Adolphe Personal Care Home. She was predeceased by her first husband, Martin Giesbrecht as well as her second husband, Clarence Olson. She will be dearly missed by her daughters, Beverly (Theo), Bonnie (Russ); her son, Nelson; grandchildren: Elena (Jason); Emmanuel (Sarka); Miltos (Neviyah); Peter; Teddy; Matthew (Mel); Joshua; Abe (Danielle); great-grandchildren: Aria; Petra; and Zamar. She is also deeply mourned by her siblings: Al (Elmer) (Joan);Nita (Guy); Sydney (Helen) and Charlotte. Continue reading “Louise Vera Gladys Olson (1928-2011)”