The Chortitz Church Heritage Committee is pleased to sponsor the 4th annual “Christmas at Chortitz”, an evening of German Christmas carols. You are invited to attend this festive event in celebration of Christ’s birth, with special feature, Christmas in Soviet Russia.
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.”
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.
Neil (Cornelius) Kehler passed away Monday, November 12, 2012 at Bethesda Hospital in Steinbach at the age of 83.
Neil is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Agnes. They were married in Randolph on July 31, 1955. Neil is lovingly remembered by his son Tim (Jackie) and daughter Sally (Gilles) and grandchildren Travis, Erin and Dana.
On November 17, 2011 Leonard George Unger passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at the Bethesda Hospital in Steinbach. Leonard was born April 4, 1928 to Jacob and Aganetha Unger of Steinbach.
Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife of 60 years Helen, his children Pete (Carla) and Pat (Leo); sister Norma (Harry), his brothers and sisters-in-law; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents. Continue reading “Leonard George Unger (1929-2011)”
Marj Heinrichs, an accomplished writer and photographer from Rosenort, was killed in the collision near Morris, on Tuesday afternoon.
Marj Heinrichs, a mother of five and an accomplished writer and photographer from Rosenort, was killed in the collision near Morris, on Tuesday afternoon.
Heinrichs had a passion for aboriginal culture and she was on her way to a traditional sweat ceremony in Roseau River when the collision occurred. She was driving a Chevy Impala, crossing the intersection of Highway 23 and Highway 200 when her car was broadsided by a Chevy Avalanche.