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JENS-PETER RIESE

Born: Dec 17, 1944

Date of Passing: Aug 02, 2021

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JENS-PETER RIESE
December 17, 1944 – August 2, 2021

Jens had his heart's desire granted when he passed away peacefully at his home in Ste. Anne on Monday, August 2, 2021, in his 76th year.
Jens is survived by his loving wife of nearly 55 years, Beate, daughters, Susan (Andrew Dickson) of Winnipeg and Janet of Calgary, younger brother Henry (Brigitte) of Bad Reichenhall, Germany, granddaughters, Jasmine Szoke of Edmonton and Natalie MacKell of Calgary, as well as one remaining uncle and several cousins.
By invitation only, his Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, August 20, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, 162 PTH 52W, Steinbach, MB.
The family extends their gratitude to Southern Health-Santé Sud's palliative care and home care teams for their excellent care and support during Jens' last few weeks of life. A special thank you also to the wonderful staff at Silver Lining Care, and to Dr. P. Fredette for his many years of care and compassion as the family's physician.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation at https://cancercarefdn.mb.ca or to the New Apostolic Church Canada at https://naccanada.org.

Arrangements by:
BIRCHWOOD FUNERAL CHAPEL CO-OP
1-204-346-1030 OR 1-888-454-1030
www.birchwoodfuneralchapel.com


Publish Date: Aug 7, 2021

JENS-PETER RIESE
December 17, 1944 – August 2, 2021

Jens had his heart's desire granted when he passed away peacefully at his home in Ste. Anne on Monday, August 2, 2021, in his 76th year.
Jens is survived by his loving wife of nearly 55 years, Beate, daughters Susan (Andrew Dickson) of Winnipeg and Janet of Calgary, younger brother Henry (Brigitte) of Bad Reichenhall, Germany, granddaughters Jasmine Szoke of Edmonton and Natalie MacKell of Calgary, as well as one remaining uncle and several cousins.
By invitation only, his Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, August 20, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, MB.
The family extends their gratitude to Southern Health-Santé Sud's palliative care and home care teams for their excellent care and support during Jens's last few weeks of life. A special thank you also to the wonderful staff at Silver Lining Care, and to Dr. P. Fredette for his many years of care and compassion as the family's physician.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation at https://cancercarefdn.mb.ca or to the New Apostolic Church Canada at https://naccanada.org.


Publish Date: Aug 5, 2021

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As published in The Carillon, Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 05, 2021, Aug 07, 2021

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • My condolences and deepest sympathy to the Riese Family. Jens was truly unique, a pleasure to work with and ultimately to get to know, unbending in his principles and founded on his beliefs to be fair to all; a fine man. - Posted by: Art Gossen (past work colleague) on: Aug 09, 2021

  • Deepest sympathy to the family. May your memories carry you through. - Posted by: Sandra Kasprick (Church friend) on: Aug 07, 2021

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