Klassen, Jacob

Jacob Klassen

Jacob Klassen

1933 - 2010  

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On Sunday June 27, 2010 in Reinland, MB, Jacob Klassen aged 76 years of Winkler, MB formerly of Reinland, passed away suddenly. 

Jake enjoyed fishing, family reunions and genealogy as well as visiting over a cup of coffee and a slice of pie. He took great care of mom in Salem Home and visited her twice a day; feeding her and taking her in the wheelchair for walks. Dad, you will be sadly missed and deeply mourned. 

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Gertrude (nee Penner); 2 daughters, Anita and Neil Guenther of Calgary, AB, Loretta and Cam Gratton of St. Andrews; 1 son, Leonard and Sheryl Klassen of Mission, BC; 6 grandchildren and a sister, Anne. 

He was predeceased by his parents, Peter and Susana (nee Andres) Klassen, sisters, Margaret, Tina, Susan, Mary and Helen. 

Funeral service was held Saturday July 3, 2010 3:00 p.m. at Winkler Sommerfeld Mennonite Church and interment followed at Waldheim Cemetery. 

If friends so desire, donations may be made in Jacob’s memory to either the Gospel Message or Heart and Stroke Foundation. 

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler in care of arrangements.