Leonard George Unger (1929-2011)

Leonard George Unger
Leonard George Unger

 

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)”

Peter Stoesz Kehler (1926-2009)

Peter S.T. Kehler
Peter S.T. Kehler

Peter S.T. Kehler passed away peacefully July 24, 2009 at the Bethesda Hospital in Steinbach at the age of 83 years.

Dad will lovingly be remembered by his wife Eva (Toews) and his children Clifford (Bev), Jerry (Brenda), Peter, Darlene (Bill) Hiebert, Darryl (Jackie),  Sherry Pearl (Brad) Kallert, Jeff Funk, 15 grandchildren and their spouses plus two great-grandsons; as well as numerous brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

Dad was predeceased by an infant daughter Pauline, parents David and Helen, brothers Dave (Katie), Jake (Helen), Henry, Edgar and brother-in-law Bill Hildebrandt. Continue reading “Peter Stoesz Kehler (1926-2009)”

Cornelius G. Peters (1928-2008)

Rev. Cornelius G. Peters
Rev. Cornelius G. Peters

Cornelius G. Peters was born August 12, 1928, to Peter T. & Katharina Peters of Randolph. He lost both parents at a young age; but Dad was always grateful for the loving second mother he had, Susana, as well as a bachelor great-uncle Jacob Peters, who was a father figure in his life. At the young age of 15, he began a career that lasted for several decades, in cheese making and management at the Hanover & Bothwell cheese factories.
Dad was baptized at Randolph in 1948. On October 3, 1954, he married Aganetha Kehler. Continue reading “Cornelius G. Peters (1928-2008)”

Andrew Blatz Kehler (1924-2007)

Andrew B. Kehler
Andrew B. Kehler

Suddenly on November 16, 2007, at his home in Steinbach, Andrew Kehler passed away at the age of 83.  Andrew worked for Versatile Farm Industries for 15 years.

He leaves to cherish his memory three brothers and six sisters: Henry and Mathilda, Helen and Leonard Unger, Nettie and Rev Cornie Peters, Peter and Helen, Bill and Tina, Eva and Jake Schellenberg, Anne and Rev. Jac Doerksen, Tina and Bill Bergen, Frieda and Ed Neufeld, sister-in-law, Sara Isaac, as well as 44 nieces and nephews and their families.

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Elizabeth Doerksen Kehler (1913-2003)

Elizabeth Doerksen Kehler
Elizabeth Doerksen Kehler

Elizabeth Kehler (nee Doerksen), passed away January 23, 2003 at Bethesda Place in Steinbach, MB. Elizabeth was born on October 11, 1913 at Chortitz, Manitoba.  She married Jacob J.K Kehler on July 16, 1933.

She was predeceased by her husband Jacob J.K Kehler, one son Denis and his wife Helena Kehler, one daughter Rosella, and one grandchild Carol Elaine. Continue reading “Elizabeth Doerksen Kehler (1913-2003)”

Peter P. (Jim) Kehler (1941-2001)

On Saturday June 2, 2001 Peter (Jim) Kehler of Mitchell, Manitoba went to be with his Lord at 60 years of age. Jim is survived by his wife Carol Kehler (nee Plett) and his children Doug (fiancée Lisa) Kehler, Helga Kehler, Susan (Jonathan) Tyler, Tanya (Greg) Penner, his treasured granddaughter Morgen Penner, three brothers, three sisters and their spouses. Continue reading “Peter P. (Jim) Kehler (1941-2001)”

Helen Blatz Kehler (1927-2000)

Helen Blatz Kehler
Helen Blatz Kehler

It is with great sadness that our family announces the sudden passing on June 26, 2000 of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Helen (Blatz) Kehler, age 73 years of Steinbach, Man. Mother will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by one daughter Carol Penner (Jim) and two sons, Murray (Joanna) and Wayne (Sandi), all of Steinbach; grandchildren, Lorie and Allan, Brad and Becky, Dillon and Janey, Maegon, Samantha, Jorden and Reegan; and great-grandchildren, Kara and Kas, four brothers, four sisters, numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.Mother was predeceased by her husband Jake, mother, father, one brother and two sisters. Continue reading “Helen Blatz Kehler (1927-2000)”

Jacob Stoesz Kehler (1924-2000)

Jacob Stoesz Kehler
Jacob Stoesz Kehler

It is with deepest sorrow that our family announces the passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Jacob (Stoesz) Kehler, age 75 years of Steinbach, Manitoba. Jake is survived by his wife Helen of 52 years; one daughter Carol Penner (Jim)  and two sons Murray (Joanne) and Wayne (Sandi) and their families.

Dad was born June 14, 1924. Growing up on a farm, he learned many skills. He ventured out into the business world after working for C.T. Loewen’s and the McArthur Dam in Great Falls. He started and owned Jake’s Husky for 35 years. Continue reading “Jacob Stoesz Kehler (1924-2000)”

John Hiebert Kehler (1917-2000)

John H Kehler
John H Kehler

Peacefully, surrounded by his family our beloved husband, father and grandfather gently passed away into the arms of the Lord. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 57 years, Annie Kehler; his children, Marlene (Reg) Reimer, Roy (Pamela) Kehler, Diane (Roy) Penner, Bob (Jo-Anne) Kehler and grandchildren, Gina and Mark (Sharon) Reimer, Jacqueline and Jordan Kehler, Todd and Carlee Penner and Lonnie Kehler. John is survived by his sisters, Kelly Larson and Mary Daniels and his brothers, George, Ben (Lila), Dave (Irene) and Ernie (Eva). Dad was predeceased by his parents Aron and Elizabeth Kehler; his sisters, Susie and Betty and brothers, Jake and Peter. Continue reading “John Hiebert Kehler (1917-2000)”

Wilhelm Funk Hildebrandt (1936-1999)

Rev. Bill Hildebrandt
Rev. Bill Hildebrandt

Suddenly on Monday, March 15, 1999, while vacationing in Florida with his wife and friends, Rev. Bill Hildebrandt, aged 62 years, of Steinbach, passed away in Stuart, Florida.

Besides his loving wife Helen, his memory will be cherished by son Mark, and daughters Denise and Karla, and their respective spouses, as well as two granddaughters Carey and Ashley.

Bill was born at New Bothwell, MB to Peter and Elizabeth Hildebrandt and lived in the Steinbach area all his life. Continue reading “Wilhelm Funk Hildebrandt (1936-1999)”