Boehlig, Anne

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Memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday January 19, 2019 at the Winkler Mennonite Church. Viewing will be from 1PM-8PM on Friday at Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler. Private family interment prior to the service at the Winkler Cemetery. Donations may be made in Anne's memory to the Gideons International-Canada.

 
Annie Boehlig (nee Fehr)
1921 - 2019 
 
Annie Boehlig, 97, of Salem Home in Winker, MB passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, January 15, 2019. 

She leaves behind her children, Edna Letkeman, Art (Elfriede) Boehlig and her grandchildren, Pauline (Rob) Knockaert, Chris Letkeman, Matt (Danielle) Boehlig, Daryl Boehlig, and Michelle Boehlig and her great grandchildren, Naomi, Jenaya, Eliorah and Amenita. She is survived by one sister-in-law, Helen Blatz. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernie in June of 2017, son-in-law, John Letkeman and grandson Kenneth. 

Annie was born in the Wakeham Hasket district on December 2, 1921 to David J and Elizabeth Fehr (nee Janzen) and was the last one of 19 children. Annie met Ernie at an evening service at the Osterwick school. They got married November 3, 1944 and lived at her parents’ house for two years until they started their own farm west of Osterwick. With Ernie they started the family farm, her tenacity showed up when things got tough, through illnesses and through seeing her grandchildren. She always delighted in her grandchildren and great grandchildren as she watched them play, enjoying their interests. She loved gardening and her flowers were amazing, in that she would always grow the biggest dallies around. She loved to tease and joke with dad. They were always together, never going anywhere without each other, even for coffee. Even when they went for coffee, it can be said that she never tasted it in her life. When people came over or worked for them, Mom would always be ready with a meal or faspa. Homemade ice cream parties and desserts where her specialty. She would always say that it didn’t matter who worked the most, it was about getting the job done. 

Memorial service at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday January 19, 2019 at the Winkler Mennonite Church with a private interment prior to the service at the Winkler Cemetery. 

We (the family) would like to thank the staff at Crystal City and Salem Home for their special care of mom in her last days, it should be noted that they mentioned they thought her special, in her sweet nature, how she loved people and dad. We the family are blessed to hear the testimony of staff at Salem, Mom and Dad’s love for each other and people around them. Thank you to Wiebe Funeral Home for their kindness. 

If friends so desire, donations may be made in Anne’s memory to the Gideons International-Canada. 

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler

In care of arrangements

wiebefuneralhomes.com

 

 

#1 Bernie &Helen Thiessen 2019-01-15 18:35
To you the Boelig family
Our prayers and condolences to you all
You were blessed with a great and loving mother. She will be missed by all who knew her
#2 Mary Janzen Harder 2019-01-15 20:48
So Sorry to hear of your mom's passing.
#3 Ruth Hiebert 2019-01-15 21:41
Just want to let the family know that you are in my prayers. I have many fond memories of both Annie and Ernie.They would always stop and chat and those ever ready smiles were such a blessing.
#4 Gerald and Pat Gerbrandt 2019-01-15 22:18
Edna, our condolences to you. No matter our age, it hurts to say "Auf wiedersehen" to our last surviving parent. May God's comfort be your daily strength.
#5 Richard Suderman 2019-01-16 09:39
Edna and Art, condolences to you and your families. It is sad to see my last aunt
pass, but we can be assured she is resting in a better place.
#6 Bonnie Gerbrandt 2019-01-16 19:34
Edna . My thoughts go with you today and in the days to come . I have a cherished memory of your mom and dad ..always sitting right next to each other , holding hands . I imagine that is what they are doing once again . True love ❤️ God bless you with peace and comfort .
#7 Rose Ross & Family 2019-01-17 14:43
It's sad to say good-bye to my last remaining aunt. She was my mother's Elizabeth Dyck (Fehr) youngest sister. We appreciated and enjoyed our special visits with Anne and Ernie in their family home surrounded by their beautiful gardens. The smell and taste of Anne's wonderful baking is a cherished memory.
She will be dearly missed by all.
#8 Verla Boehlig Penner 2019-01-18 09:51
I am sorry for the loss of your mom Art and Edna. I pray for a blessed time for your families as you remember her and say goodbye.
#9 Adeline Peters 2019-01-18 17:52
Many pleasant memories of your mom will stay with you. My sympathy to you in this final goodbye till you meet again in heaven.
#10 Jack & Susan Braun 2019-01-19 18:42
We are sorry to hear of the passing of your mother , Art ,Edna . Our Prayers are with you and your families.
#11 Debbie Doell 2019-01-19 22:43
George and I will remember your parents with love as they always had a sweet loving smile to us when we saw them at church. They will be missed.
#12 Pete & Darlene Gerbrand 2019-01-21 15:41
Edna and Art we are sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. We know you we're much loved.

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