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)”
Nita Amy Rose Hogue (nee Reimer), 83, passed from this life Sunday, May 24, 2015, at home in the Carriage Inn in Huntsville, Texas, after a brief stay at Huntsville Municipal Hospital. Nita was born in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada on October 15, 1931. She graduated from the Steinbach Academy in 1950 and attended college at Sayre Junior College in Sayre, Oklahoma. There she met and later married Guy W. Hogue in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1953.
Sara M. Kehler (nee Friesen), 89, of Steinbach, MB, formerly of New Bothwell, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Steinbach, MB.
Sara is survived by one daughter, Ellie (Ed), grandson Dale and his father Les, one son Ed (Emily) and their children: Shelly (Chris), grandchildren Emma and Kaity, and Cory (Lilah), grandchildren Nicole and Bailey; and one sister Helen Kehler.
It is with great sorrow that we announce on Friday, May 30th, 2014, at the age of 74, Walter slipped away peacefully into his Saviour’s arms, with family by his side.
Walter was born in Battleford, Sask. and grew up in Vancouver, B.C. He had a successful, 42 year career working in retail as a manager and district manager for Kresge’s, Kmart and later as a District Manager for Saan Stores. Continue reading “Walter Nelson Griffith (1940-2014)”
Sean Irvine, of CTV News London, speaks to Ray Doerksen, one of the owners of the old St. Mary’s Ontario School. The former Central School is becoming a high-end condominium, and could set an example for repurposing other schools. Watch the video clip here.
Ray Doerksen, lives in the Town of St. Marys, Ontario. He is the son of Peter & Rose Doerksen, Winnipeg, MB and is the grandson of Violet Doerksen, Steinbach, MB.
Many Canadians and Americans visit Puerto Vallarta, especially during the winter months. Larry Kehler has been working with the children of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Many Canadians and Americans visit Puerto Vallarta, especially during the winter months. Larry Kehler has been working with the children of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico since 2002. He started with the Refugio Infentile Orphanage, raising money for food and daily essentials. These fund raising efforts helped the Orphanage to build a new and better place for the homeless children to live and call home. Weekly shopping trips to Sam’s Club ensured they were well fed during the winter months. Summer months were more difficult, but they managed to keep them stocked during those months as well. With the help of many tourists, and friends, the institution has been able to sustain itself. Continue reading “Kehler Involved with Educating Mexico’s Children”
After a period of failing health, our dear husband, father and grandfather, Isaac Giesbrecht passed away peacefully at the age of 84 years at the Victoria Hospital in Winnipeg.
Isaac will be sadly missed by his wife of 60 years Maria, his sons Douglas, George (Valerie) and Gregory (Sandra), daughter Rhonda (Neil), Darcy Douglas and his grandchildren, Jonathan, Mercedes and Geoffrey, family friends Kim and Roli Brakop and Rebecca Hunt, Continue reading “Isaac B. Giesbrecht (1926-2010)”