Knelsen, Franz "Frank" H.


Franz "Frank" H. Knelsen

1924 - 2010 

Knelson Frank QS.jpgOn Wednesday March 10, 2010 at his residence at Salem Home in Winkler, MB, Frank Knelsen aged 86 years formerly of Reinland went to his eternal rest. 

He leaves to mourn his passing his beloved wife Katharina (nee Wall) of Winkler; 9 daughters, Tina Peters of Winkler, Margaret and Abe Peters of Winkler, Nettie Wall of Portage La Prairie, Anne and George Krahn of Winkler, Mary and Ed Thiessen of Winkler, Eva Friesen of Leduc, AB, Helen and Dave Peters of Reinland, Sadie and John Klassen of LaCrete, AB, Susan Rathgaber and her friend, Terry of Regina, SK; 41 grandchildren; 78 great grandchildren. He is survived by 4 sisters and 3 brothers. 

He was predeceased by his son, Frank Knelsen; 3 sons-in-law, Jake Peters, Cornie Wall and Harry Friesen; 2 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren as well as 1 sister and 3 brothers. 

Funeral service was held on Sunday March 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm at Reinland Mennonite Church with interment at the Chortitz Old Colony Mennonite Church Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Frank's memory to the Salem Foundation Inc. 165 15th St. Winkler, MB R6W 1T8. 

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler in care of arrangements.