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Memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Winkler Bergthaler Mennonite Church. Viewing will be from 1PM-9PM on Monday at Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler. Interment prior to the service at Winkler Cemetery.


 

Cornelius Thiessen

1928 – 2017 

With heavy heart we announce the passing of our husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. 

Cornie was born in Mexico November 18, 1928 and came to Canada as an infant. In 1947, he was baptized and joined the Winkler Bergthaler Mennonite Church. In 1948, he married Helen Penner. He was married 68 years, 2 months and 18 days. He was blessed with five children; two girls and three boys: Shirley Joan July 1949, Mary Sue Helen November 29, 1956 (both deceased) and is survived by Gerald October 19, 1952, Sheldon September 6, 1955 and James June 4, 1961 as well as daughter-in-law, Marianne, three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. 

Memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Winkler Bergthaler Mennonite Church with interment prior at Winkler Cemetery. 

We thank Pastor Jake Doell and the Bergthaler Vocal Ensemble led by George Ens; thanks to Jake Hildebrand and Michele Dogdick for the obituary and eulogy and a very special thanks to Dr. Dhala, nurses and staff at Salem Home. We also thank Wiebe Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Cornie’s memory to MCC. 

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler

In care of arrangements

wiebefuneralhomes.com

 

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