Marie (Mary) Hoeppner (nee Wiens)

1920 – 2015

Hoeppner mary sqOn Thursday, June 11, 2015, with the sun streaming into the room at Salem Home in Winkler, MB, Mary was ushered into heaven surrounded by her family.

Mary was born on August 15, 1920, in Nova Pokrowsk, Siberia. She, along with her family, immigrated to Canada in 1926. Church and faith in God through Jesus Christ were a very important part of Mary’s life. She was baptized by J.M. Pauls on May 23, 1937. Despite the challenge of an interrupted education, she was able to become a Registered Nurse and worked over several periods at the Morden District General Hospital. She was married toGeorge Hoeppner on June 27, 1953.

She is survived by three children, Ed and Sharon, Cliff and Melanie and Kathy and Kel Neufeld as well as eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren as well as four sisters, one brother, two sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her parents, Johann and Helena Wiens and by her loving husband, George in 2005. She was also predeceased by two brothers, John and Henry as well as in-laws on both sides of the family.

Funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday June 16, 2015 at the Morden Mennonite Church with interment in the Southside Cemetery.

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden

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