Harder, Jacob

Jacob “Jake E” Harder

1938 – 2014

harder jake e sqOn Tuesday January 28, 2014 at Boundary Trails Health Centre, Jake E Harder aged 75 years of Winkler, MB formerly of Ontario went to his eternal rest.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Helen (nee Giesbrecht), two daughters, Mary and Jake Hiebert of Winkler, Tena and Henry Martens of Winkler, three sons, , John and Arlene Harder of Schanzenfeld, Pete and Freda Harder of Powerview, Ben and Jill Harder of Winkler as well as 15 grandchildren. He is also survived by his step family, Bev, Rick and Ann, Arnold and Lydia, Bob and Mary, Leonard and Rose, Aron, Menno, Helen and Dave Reimer, 31 step grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Maria (nee Neufeld) in 2008 and two children in infancy, Willie and Susan.

Funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday February 2, 2014 at the Winkler Sommerfeld Mennonite Church with interment at the Chortitz Old Colony Mennonite Church Cemetery.

If friends so desire, donations may be made in Jake’s memory to the Boundary Trails Health Centre Palliative Care Unit.


#1 Tina Wolf 2014-01-30 18:12
Our condolences on the passing of you DAD and a Friend Jake Harder. He was always a joy to talk with and laugh with. He will be missed! May you find comfort and peace.
#2 Jolene Braun 2014-01-31 07:35
Mary, sorry to here about your Dad's passing. May you treasure the many memories you have of him. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jolene
#3 Erna Bergmann 2014-01-31 18:33
Recognized Jake as someone that used to drive for Valley Concrete, part of Morden Lumber, in Morden. His Friends, Jake Bergmann and John Wiens will be welcoming him into heaven. My sympathies to the Family.
#4 Ron and Brenda 2014-01-31 20:59
We are thinking about you and praying for you, it has been a hard week for you all.
#5 David Wiens 2014-01-31 21:49
Harder Family On behalf of Valley Concrete Ltd (David and John B. Wiens) we extend our sympathies to you. Jake is fondly remembered as a person willing to go the extra mile, get up earlier, or stay late, and dunking his cookies in his coffee. Good memories.
#6 Ed Stoesz 2014-02-02 09:47
Sorry to heard about your Dad John , will be praying for you and your family . Take care John
#7 Trudy Braun 2014-02-03 08:34
Sorry to hear the passing of your Dad, Arlene.....our thoughts and prayers are with you, with our deepest sympathy Ray & Trudy Braun

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