Klassen, John

Funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Monday January 28, 2019 at the Winkler Mennonite Church. Viewing will be from 1PM-8PM on Sunday at Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler and at the church prior to the service. Interment to follow at the Hochstadt Cemetery. Donations may be made in John's memory to Gateway Resources.


John Klassen

1937 – 2019 

On Thursday January 24, 2019, John (Bergen) Klassen of Winkler, MB went home to be with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. 

He was born on June 15, 1937 to his parents, John E K and Maria Klassen. He was baptized upon the confession of his faith on May 21, 1956 at the Sommerfeld Mennonite Church in Altona. John married his love, Justina Heppner on July 21, 1957 and they were blessed with five daughters. 

John leaves to mourn his passing his daughters, Darlene, Esther (Lyle) son, Kyle, Grace (Dave), their children, Emily, Tim (Emily), Eryn and Chris and son-in-law, Merlin Thiessen, children, Johann and Sam; also, four sisters, two brothers, in-laws and their families. He was predeceased by his wife, Justina in 2014, daughters, Ruth and Jean, his parents, two sisters and four brothers, two nieces and one nephew. 

Funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Monday January 28, 2019 at the Winkler Mennonite Church with interment at the Hochstadt Cemetery. 

We the family, would like to thank the doctors and staff at the St. Boniface Cardiac Unit as well as the doctors and staff at Boundary Trails Health Centre, the many friends and family and New Hope Mennonite Church family for their prayers and the care given to Dad though this time. If friends so desire, donations may be made in John’s memory to Gateway Resources in Winkler. 

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler

In care of arrangements