Justina Funk (nee Rempel)

1930 - 2011 

FunkJustinaSQOn Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Boundary Trails Health Centre, Justina Funk of Winkler and formerly of Lowe Farm, Graysville, Plum Coulee and Wingham, MB passed away peacefully at the age of 81 years. 

Besides Edward, her loving husband of 60 years, her memory will be cherished by her children, sons, Les, (Glenda), Jeff (Sandi) and daughters, Deb (Kirk), Bev (Dave), Terese (Rick), Coleen (Jim).  She will also be missed by her grandchildren, whom she adored: Josh (Kelley) Hudson, Matthew Hudson, Charles Brabant, Allen Brabant;  Chris (Leanne) Hudson, Jennie (Clay) Moss;  David (Kellie) Funk, Mike (Sherry) Funk, Caitlin Funk;  Tyrel (Tamara) Schroeder, Meghan (Josh) Barkley, Kaeleigh Schroeder and friend Barney Geddes;  Laurie (Jamie) Waddell; Colin (Krissy) Funk, Kelsey (Justin) Nguyen; great-grandchildren, Emily, Hailey, Andrew, Jade, Corey, Ethan, Wyatt, Paige, Amelie and Destiny.  She is also survived by 2 brothers and 5 sisters and their families, George (Lesley), Jim (Evelyn); Helen, Evelyn (Dick), Nettie (Adrien), Cathy, Jeanette (George). 

She was predeceased by her parents, Bernard and Eva (nee Dyck) Rempel as well as 1 grandchild, Craig, 1 great-grandchild, Michael, brothers, Henry-David, Benny, John and Jake as well as 4 brothers-in-law. 

Justina was born on January 15, 1930 in the Kronsweide School District.  On October 14, 1950 she married the love of her life, Edward.  Besides being a loving wife and mother to her family, she also enjoyed spending countless hours sewing, knitting, crocheting, baking and time in her garden.  Most of the fruits of her labour were given away to grateful family and friends. Her greatest blessing was her family.  Mom always had more than enough love in her heart for each new grandchild that came along and welcomed each new member to her growing family with open arms.  She was warm, kind, generous and witty and brought so much joy to those who knew her.  We were so blessed to have her in our lives and our memories of her will remain in our hearts forever. 

Funeral service was held on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 11:00 am. at Grace Mennonite Church in Winkler, MB with interment at the Lowe Farm Cemetery. 

The family would like to thank Dr. Caswill and the staff of Boundary Trails Health Centre for the excellent care extended to Mom.  We are also thankful for the many visits and prayers of friends and family which gave her such comfort and sustained our family throughout these last few months.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Justina can be made to the Salem Foundation 165 15th St. Winkler, MB R6W 1T8. 

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding, in all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3: 5 & 6

 

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