Knelsen, Katharina

Katharina “Tina” Knelsen (nee Wall)

1928 - 2012 

Knelson_Kathaina_sqOn Wednesday January 18, 2012 at Salem Home in Winkler, MB, Tina Knelsen aged 83 years formerly of Reinland went to her eternal rest. 

She leaves to mourn her passing 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 Terry Eyre of Regina, SK; 41 grandchildren; 77 great grandchildren. She is survived by 4 sisters and 3 brothers. 

She was predeceased by her husband Franz in 2010, son, Frank Knelsen; 3 sons-in-law, Jake Peters, Cornie Wall and Harry Friesen; 2 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren. 

Funeral service was held on Monday January 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Chortitz Old Colony Mennonite Church with interment at the Church Cemetery. 

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

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler

In care of arrangements,