Katherine Siemens

1929 - 2015

 

Kay Siemens sqOn Tuesday October 13, 2015 at Tabor Home in Morden, MB Kay Siemens aged 86 years went to her eternal rest.

Kay Siemens was born on September 25, 1929 to Susan and John Siemens in Aberdeen, Saskatchewan. As a young girl, the family moved the Manitoba and settled on a farm south of Morden. Kay remained on the family farm with her brother, John after her parents passed away. When she left the farm, it was to move in to Morden to work at the Tabor Home. After working for a number of years, she had surgery for a hip replacement which ended her working career. Eventually she moved into the Tabor Home units were she spent many years involved in the activities at the Tabor Home. She worked on making teddy bears from fur coats until her hands would no longer allow it. She then took on a number of cross stitch and embroidery projects for the Tabor Home. Kay loved to help out at the Tabor shelling peas, cutting up beans and whatever duties they would give her.  She also loved to puzzle and up until her last illness there was always a puzzle on the go. She enjoyed attending the EMMC church and after she was unable to attend, she enjoyed the service held at the Tabor Home with Rev Morris Vincent.

Kay is survived by three sisters Agnes Martens, Ann Winters and Kris Gretum as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Susan and John Siemens, brothers, John Siemens (Ann), Jake Siemens (Amanda) and sisters, Margaret Reimer,(Jake), Liz Unger (Bill), Susie Caleo (Tony), Helen Buhler (John) and Mary Kroeker (Dick) and brothers- in-law, Henry Martens, Gordon Gretum and Nick Winters.

Funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday October 17, 2015 at Wiebe Funeral Chapel in Morden with interment at Southside Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Kay’s memory to the Tabor Home Memorial Fund.

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