Kehler, Sandra


Cremation has taken place. Private graveside service will be held at the Plum Coulee Cemetery at a later date.

Sandra Lorraine Kehler (nee Derksen)

1948 – 2020 

On Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at Boundary Trails Health Centre, Sandra Kehler age 71 yeas of Plum Coulee, MB passed away of a sudden illness. 

Sandra was born July 30, 1948 to David and Susan Derksen. Sandra grew up in Horndean and Rosenfeld where she babysat and helped take care of her brothers. On June 4, 1969 she married John Kehler. They spent some time traveling while John worked pipeline before they settled in Plum Coulee and had two beautiful daughters, Sheryl and Donna. Throughout these years she worked in sewing factories and did factory sewing at home. She loved gardening, crocheting and doing crossword puzzles. She was famous far and wide for her dill pickles. In 2005 her granddaughter, Bailey was born. Bailey was light of her grandparent’s life. Sandy was the best grandma, playing on the floor with Bailey, always making sure she had games and craft supplies to keep Bailey entertained. Bailey spent time at her grandparents every summer and they all treasured those times together. 

Sandy is survived by two daughters, Sheryl (Jeremy) Thiessen, Donna Kehler, granddaughter, Bailey Thiessen, three brothers, Lorne (Ruth) Derksen, Ryan (Lynne) Derksen, Clifford (Mary) Derksen, brother-in-law, David (Hilda) Kehler and sister-in-law, Mary (Dave) Klassen and many nieces and nephews. 

If friends so desire donations may be made in Sandy’s memory to the Boundary Trails Health Centre Foundation. 

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler

In care of arrangements