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Born: Oct 30, 1914
Date of Passing: May 31, 2017Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
CHARLOTTE TIEGS (nee BEYER) On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Charlotte Tiegs went home to be with her Lord and Saviour at the age of 102 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Karin (Georg) Gerlach, son Wolfgang, grandchildren, Stephanie (Clinton) Friesen, Ryan, Suzanne and Alexander Gerlach, great-granddaughter Emma Friesen, as well as many nephews and nieces and their families. She was predeceased by her husband, Johannes (John) Tiegs, and her 11 siblings. Mom was a loving wife and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mom was born in Zeinicke, Pommern, Germany on October 30, 1914. She married Dad in 1950 in Germany after which they lived in France until 1953 when they immigrated to Winnipeg. Mom was steadfast in her faith and attended Rowandale Baptist Church where she served faithfully for many years, including in the Women's Ministries and as a Sunday School teacher. She also volunteered at the Meadowood Manor Personal Care Home for many years. Mom and Dad loved gardening. They both had green thumbs and their garden bloomed every year with all kinds of flowers and vegetables. Mom continued gardening until she was 101. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Rowandale Baptist Church, with Pastor Mark Woods officiating. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at Concordia Hospital for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rowandale Baptist Church, 162 Rowandale Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2K 0A5. KLASSEN FUNERAL HOME 1897 HENDERSON HWY 204-338-0331 Condolences may be sent to www.klassenfuneralhome.com
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 06, 2017
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