Martens, Helen

Helen Martens

Helen Martens (nee Unrau)

1917 - 2010 

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Helen Martens, born at Altona, Manitoba on December 9, 1917 and passed away peacefully at the Victoria Hospital on Friday May 28, 2010 in the early evening. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and a Godly example to everyone who knew her.

She married George Martens on July 20, 1941 who predeceased her in 2002. She is survived by 4 children; Harvey Martens of Vancouver, B.C., Beverley Fehr of Winnipeg, Ron (Mary) Martens of Memphis, Tennessee, and Elaine (Michael) Filkins of Murrayville, Georgia, 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

A celebration of her life was held at the East Kildonan Baptist Church, Winnipeg at 11:00 AM on Tuesday June 1, 2010 Rev. Paul Clerc officiating. Interment followed at the Winkler Cemetery officiated by Rev. Richard Quiring.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Kildonan Baptist Church missions fund.

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler in care of arrangements.