Doerksen, Alvin

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Funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Wednesday April 17, 2019 at the Roland United Church. Viewing will be from 1PM-4pm and 5:30-8PM on Tuesday at Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler. Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate any donations made to assist with expenses.

Alvin Doerksen
1965 – 2019
 
 
It is with great joy and sorrow that we mourn the passing of our father, grandfather, brother, son and spouse, Alvin Doerksen.
 
Alvin was born August 19, 1965 to Harold and Catherine Doerksen in Colony Bergthal, Paraguay. He moved to Canada in April 1978 and grew up in Niverville, MB. Alvin started working at Niverville Autobody at the age of 14 and this is where his love of cars came from. He was baptized in the summer of 1990. He had numerous jobs in his life from welding jobs to more body shop jobs. He worked at Vintage Bods and Rods. This was his dream job. Working on old cars was his pride and joy along with his children and grandchildren. Alvin was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma on February 14, 2018. He fought hard but the Lord took him home on April 12, 2019 at 2:05 a.m. at Boundary Trails Health Centre with Jackie at his side. Most of his children were able to spend the evening with him before he passed on.
 
Alvin is survived by Jackie and his children: daughter, Cheri Ray (Warren), daughter, Jessica Vandenbos (Marc) and their children, Treydyn and Aria, his son, Ryan (Ashely) and children, Josiah and Sophia, his son, Corey (Jasmin) and their daughter, Alexa, his mother, Catherine Friesen (Nelson), sisters, Stella (Ken), Edna (Bill), Rose (Norm) and their families. Alvin was predeceased by his father Harold ion 2001 and sister, Elaine in infancy.
 
Funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 17, 2019 at the Roland United Church with interment at Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate any donations to help out with costs.
 
Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler
In care of arrangements
wiebefuneralhomes.com

 

#1 Crystal Kauenhofen 2019-04-15 16:43
Jackie and family-So Sorry for your loss. I have known Alvin as a neighbour for 10 years, and a friend for most of that time. I pray gods guidance as you go through the coming days and weeks.
#2 Robert Martens 2019-04-15 20:43
Alvin will be very missed by myself and so many others! Have known him for more than 25 years! Many good times together! Will miss his Laugh, and his FriendShip! We spoke many times about God, and we now Entrust our Dear Friend to The Good Lord. Rest easy Alvin ... your work on Earth is done. Our thoughts and Prayers are with his Family at this difficult time.
#3 Peter/ Linda Kauenhofen 2019-04-16 08:33
So sorry to hear of Alvin’s death. We greatly enjoyed the trips to Winnipeg with you! May God surround you with his love as you mourn his loss!
#4 Peter&Linda 2019-04-16 08:45
So sorry to hear about Alvin.we enjoyed our trips to Winnipeg with you.may God surround you with his love
#5 Stella Harder 2019-04-16 08:57
Will miss you brother. Many fun memories. Thankful for our last visit this weekend on the phone. Thankful for His promise to see you through these last months. Thankful this is not a good bye but a see you later.

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