Enns, George W.

George Enns

George W. Enns

1916 - 2003

George Enns OVA.jpgOn Monday, December 22, 2003 at the Boundary Trails Health Centre, George W. Enns, aged 87 years of Winkler, Mb went to his eternal rest.

Mr. Enns was born June 11th 1916 in Greenfarm, Mb. and was baptized in the Plum Coulee Bergthaler Mennonite Church by Bishop Schulz on June 5th 1938.  He farmed there until 1956 at which time he and his family moved to a property he named, “Sunny Acres”, Northwest of Winkler.  In 1971, they retired to Winkler.  George was very active with the Stanley Agricultural Society, Winkler School Board, the M.C.C. Store and M.D.S. (Mennonite Disaster Service).  He enjoyed being the leader of a brass band in the early years, as well as playing and tuning pianos.  He and his brothers were very active in the construction projects with the Bergthaler Mennonite Church in Winkler. 

He leaves to mourn his beloved wife Agnes Enns (nee Reimer) of Winkler; 3 daughters Judith & Dan Sawatzky of Winkler and their two children Donna & Mark Hall, Marc Sawatzky & Brigitte Allec; Norma and John Pauls of Lancaster, PA, USA and their two children Tara, and David Pauls & wife Nancy Clarke; Merle & Vic Huebner of New York, NY and their three children Anthony, Paul, and Heather & husband Bill Haughey; 3 sons Don & Kathy Enns of Birds Hill, Mb and their three children Christopher, Candice and Cory; Wayne & Elaine Enns of Winnipeg and their two children Robyn & Ryan; Dave & Ray Enns of Libau, Mb and their two children Vanessa & Derek Ash and Jamie & Tammy Enns;  2 great grandchildren Ethan and Jaden Enns; and 1 brother Peter W. Enns of Winkler, Mb.

He was predeceased by 1 son Johnny Enns (1956); 1 sister and 6 brothers.

Funeral service was held  on Saturday, December 27th, 2003 at 11:00 AM at the Bergthaler Mennonite Church, Winkler, with Rev. Peter Penner and Rev. Arnie Neufeld officiating.  Interment followed at the Winkler Cemetery.

If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to M.C.C. 134 Plaza Dr. Winnipeg, MB R3T 5K9.

Wiebe Funeral Home Winkler in care of arrangements

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