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Born: Dec 30, 1937

Date of Passing: Mar 05, 2019

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CLAUDIA EISBRENNER (nee STEERTZ) December 30, 1937 - March 5, 2019 Claudia Eisbrenner, after a long and gracious battle with cancer, passed away at the Riverview Health Centre. Claudia was predeceased but her husband Arnold (Arnie); daughter Lisa; parents, Fred and Molly Steertz; brother Grant; brothers-in-law, Ernie Riffel, Allan Murray; and sister-in-law Wanda Steertz. She is survived and forever loved by her son Andrew and his wife Janice; grandchildren, Aliya (Lee), Ashton (Alexa); great-granddaughter Athena; sisters, Betty Murray, Joan Riffel; and brother-in-law Allen (Elaine) Eisbrenner; as well as so many nieces, nephews and friends. Claudia was a lifelong resident of Winnipeg. As a teacher she was committed to the education and growth of so many students. Claudia was a wonderful soul with a great love of life. She enjoyed reading, learning, knitting, cooking, playing cards, bowling, and travelling to so many far-off destinations all over the world. Claudia will be missed but we know she is finally at peace, watching over us with our Dad and sister. Love you forever Mom. Thank you to all the people who helped care for Mom as she fought this terrible illness. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church, 211 Kimberly Avenue. In lieu of flowers, the family asks those who want, to donate to Grace Lutheran Church, or the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities, 825 Sherbrook Street, R3A 1M5. Richard Rosin Funeral Director Ltd. 204-219-1126

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 13, 2019

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • I was a student of Mrs Eisbrener many years ago. She is someone that I will forever admire as a mentor. I am grateful for her in my life and she will always be a person that stands out as someone that I am thankful to have known. May you rest in heavenly peace. - Posted by: Margie Bell (Student) on: Apr 07, 2019

  • As a student teacher, I was fortunate to have Claudia as my mentor at Shaughnessy Park School several decades ago. She was a very caring and compassionate teacher. My condolences to the family. - Posted by: Cathy Szarko (Student teacher) on: Mar 14, 2019

  • Claudia had a beautiful soprano voice that was strong and clear. She carried a passion for Canadian newcomers and social justice issues. I valued her opinion on things. I will miss her! - Posted by: Deb Kostyk (Friend) on: Mar 14, 2019

  • She made the first move and became my very first friend after coming to Canada from Germany, and lived near you on Boyd Avenue. I am still grateful. I loved her laugh and her sense of humor, and am not surprised to read that she became a teacher. I also remember you, Betty. My sincere condolences to you and your family. - Posted by: Regina Knoll (Friend) on: Mar 13, 2019

  • Claudia was a wonderful lady I met through the teacher's bowling league. We had fun discussions about books and movies and she had a great sense of humour. I will miss her a lot. She was also a caring teacher who taught my brother in elementary. - Posted by: Melinda Welyki (Friend) on: Mar 13, 2019

  • Great picture of Mom. Pink was a colour she wore well. A very thoughtful tribute to a great lady!!!!!! We will miss her immensely!!!!! Luv ya. - Posted by: Karen and Mike (Cuzzins) on: Mar 13, 2019

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