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DOROTHY WIEBE (KROEKER)
Born: Mar 14, 1927
Date of Passing: Jan 11, 2021Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
March 14, 1927 - January 11, 2021
She is survived by son Armin (Lynne), daughters, Ruth (David), Evril (Peter) and Noella (Patrick); grandchildren, Grace (Curtis), Heidi, Sam (Robin), Jenny (Allen), Sarah (Jeremy), Karen (Fraser), Thomas, Ian and Gregory; great-grandchildren, Emily, Roddy, Aila, Ewen, Julia and Sydney; siblings, John, Alvin, Emmie and Marie. Dorothy was predeceased by her son Howard, husband David, daughter-in-law Mildred, and brothers, Abe and Ed.
Born near Lowe Farm, Dorothy attended Heabert School to grade 8 and sewing school in Steinbach, and was baptized in the Bergthaler Church. In August 1947 Dorothy married David Wiebe, living as a country schoolteacher's wife while she raised five children. Widowed at age 52 after her children left home, she served as a housekeeper at Eden Mental Health Centre. After retirement, she volunteered at Sargent MCC Store, and sewed 1000 drawstring bags a year for MCC relief programs. She was a member of Home Street Church.
Dorothy's family thanks the management and staff of Bethania Care Home for their compassionate care, especially the nurses in the Covid Unit, Victor, Cherise and Earl.
A come and go viewing for five people at time will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, 162 PTH 52 W, Steinbach, MB, please remain in your vehicle until directed inside. Face masks and social distancing measures will be in effect.
A private family interment will be held at a later date.
BIRCHWOOD FUNERAL CHAPEL CO-OP
1-204-346-1030 OR 1-888-454-1030
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 16, 2021
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