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RUTH SCHMIDT (ENNS)

Born: Feb 12, 1930

Date of Passing: Aug 03, 2014

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RUTH SCHMIDT (nee ENNS) With sorrow yet peace, we share the news of the passing of Ruth Schmidt. Born February 12, 1930, God called her home on August 3, 2014. She is survived by her children Rick (Sara Jane), John (Phyllis), Lori (Kerry) Enns, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Olive (Len) Siemens, and her Schmidt family in-laws; Lily, George and Rita, Lena, Vic and Vanita, Margaret, John and Frieda. She was predeceased by her husband Henry, great-granddaughter Naomi Ruth, and sisters Eva (Frank Warkentin) (Art Stevinson) and Hedy (David) Durksen. Ruth grew up near Oakville, married Henry, and spent the rest of her life devoting her energy to being a wife and mother, and later working part-time alongside Henry in the insurance business. Ruth also loved to share her gifts and time with her church community. After retirement, she and Henry enjoyed travelling together. She loved being surrounded by family, and all were prayed for daily by name. A celebration of Ruth's life will be held Friday, August 8, 2014 at 12:30 at Eastview Community Church, 3500 De Vries Ave., Winnipeg with viewing prior to the service. Interment will follow at Glen Eden Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Square One Media formerly FLN or charity of ones choice.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 05, 2014

Condolences & Memories (7 entries)

  • We extend our condolences to the family as you mourn the loss of your mother. We cherish the fond memories of our friendship with Ruth and Henry. What an endearing couple they were. May God bless you and sustain you in your time of grief. - Posted by: Esther Anne and Terrance Klassen () on: Aug 08, 2014

  • Kerry & Lori and family: Our sincere condolences go out to all of you on the loss of your mother and grandmother. She was a very special lady! May God give you comfort and peace as you remember what she has meant to all of you. Thinking of you. Love Dave & Helene - Posted by: Helene & Dave Teigrob (Aunt & Uncle) on: Aug 07, 2014

  • Dearest Rick & Sara, John and & Phyllis, Laurie and Kary and families.....Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of you! Now Auntie Ruthie and Uncle Henry are together in their TRUE "Haven of Rest". Our thoughts and prayers will be with you all on Friday as you celebrate Auntie Ruthie's wonderful life!! Love you all so much, Beck and Donny xo - Posted by: Becky and Donny Seekings (Becky is neice to Ruth) on: Aug 06, 2014

  • Dear family, Your mom and dad are finally reunited in Heaven! I know you will miss them but some day you will all be united in glory!!May our Heavenly FATHER COMFORT YOU. Just imagine your mother CAN see!!What a glorious sight that must be! GOD Bless You all// love the JRKlassen family from Calgary!!. - Posted by: Ruth Klsssen Calgary Alberta (John and Ruth were married same year as Henry and Ruth, we spent many good times together) on: Aug 06, 2014

  • Our deepest sympathy to the Schmidt family. Although we didn't see Ruth often we always had her in our thoughts. - Posted by: Corinne & Ken Atkinson (Friends and former employee) on: Aug 06, 2014

  • Ruth was my Sunday School Teacher, Pioneer Girls leader and mentor in my early years at River East MB church. She had the kindest heart and always gave wisdom & guidance as needed. She became a spiritual mentor to me in so many ways and my life forever impacted by her obedience to God's call in her life. Both Ruth and her husband Henry were special to me and my family and will be missed by many! - Posted by: Bev Thiessen (Klassen) (friend and mentor) on: Aug 06, 2014

  • Rejoice in the Lord always and again I say REJOICE. God calls His loved ones home. What a blessing. I feel honored to have known both Henry and Ruth as my dear friends. May God comfort you the family and rejoice that there is no pain or difficulties in heaven. - Posted by: George Enns (Friend) on: Aug 05, 2014

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