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Date of Passing: May 16, 2019

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Aaron Joel Thiessen, aged 49, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his home in St. Boniface, Winnipeg, MB.
Aaron is survived by his wife Michelle; son Austin; stepson Matthew; by his father Jake; sisters, Corrie (Jonathan) and Amie (Andrew); numerous nieces and nephew. Aaron was also survived by his birth mother Judy; and biological siblings as well as extended family and friends. Aaron was predeceased by his mother Martha.
Aaron will forever be remembered for his generosity and creativity.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the CanadInn Banquet Centre, 1034 Elizabeth Rd., Winnipeg, MB.
Donations in memory of Aaron may be made to Winnipeg Harvest at 1085 Winnipeg Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3E 0S2.

Arrangements entrusted to:
Rock Fontaine Funeral Director
Winnipeg 204-223-2576 or
Toll Free 1-866-499-2601

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 23, 2019

Condolences & Memories (13 entries)

  • I really really miss you babe. I will love you forever. Matthew is missing you so much you were someone he really looked up to. He finally had someone to call dad. So from Matty, Happy Father's Day - Posted by: Michelle (Wife) on: Jun 20, 2021

  • I miss you sweetheart. At this time of year we would be getting ready to start another awesome business season. I loved working with you and will never forget being side by side not just with the business but in life. I wish you were still here with me and for Matt as well. I love you huni. I love you! - Posted by: Michelle Check (Wife) on: May 05, 2020

  • I'll never forget all the good times we had Thiessen. You were by far, The best father figure I've ever had in my life. You showed me what it means to maintain your very own company and not only that but you had faith in me to do the same. You were strong and i'll always admire the strength you had, no job was ever too much for you. I just want you to know that I love you man... I think about you every single day still. I know you were misunderstood, but I got you. There aren't enough words to describe how much I appreciate you Thiessen. I love yah and I'll never forget you. My condolences to Jake and Aaron's sisters. Sending all my love and regards to all of you! - Posted by: Matthew Rondeau (Step-Son) on: Feb 27, 2020

  • Jake Thiessen, We are sad to hear of the passing of your son. I do not know him. We pray for you and the family, may the God of comfort guide you through this difficult time. Jake we have many good memories of working with you under EMMC. God's comfort be with you. Diedrich Harms - Posted by: Diedrich and Judy Harms (Friend) on: Jun 07, 2019

  • Dear Jake, Corrie and Amie, it is with great sadness that we received the message that Aaron, your much loved son and brother passed away. We send deep felt condolences to you and your families. We will keep you in our prayers during this difficult time. May you feel God's wrap around presence comfort you. - Posted by: Marilyn and Lloyd Dueck (Friends) on: May 27, 2019

  • I am so sorry and saddened to hear that Aaron passed away. I knew him but briefly fir a couple of years and give my condolences to Jake and all his family. - Posted by: Tony Kavanagh (Friend ) on: May 26, 2019

  • Very sorry to hear of Aaron's passing. I got to know him over a Winter a few years ago here in Winnipeg. He was working hard at having a good life. Aaron was a smart, interesting, artistic fellow. My condolences to Aaron's family - Jake, Corrie, Amy and your families. - Posted by: Beth Neufeld (Friend) on: May 26, 2019

  • Praying that you will continue to know God's loving presence and care for you during this very difficult time of loss. - Posted by: Ike and Irene Enns (Friends from church) on: May 25, 2019

  • I am very sorry to Aarons family, especially his father, whom Aaron talked highly of, But I am very sorry for Aarons other family, his friends, friends I'm sorry. Aaron was a very kind hearted man, who Would help anyone if he could. It's so hard to believe. Aaron I know you had a lot of wieght on your shoulders, may you rest in peace now, my friend. Oxxo - Posted by: Celeste Goss (Friend) on: May 24, 2019

  • Our condolences to your family. Sorry to hear of Aaron's passing. I have many memories of adventures growing up with Aaron and your family. Praying for God's comfort at this time. - Posted by: Darrell & Elaine Kehler (Family friends) on: May 23, 2019

  • So sorry to hear of your loss, Jake, Corrie and Amie (and families). I (Doralin) have many fun memories of our family parties growing up. We pray that you will find comfort in the Lord during this very difficult time. - Posted by: Leroy & Doralin Ginter (Church and Family friends) on: May 23, 2019

  • Bill and I would like to send our condolences to you Jake, Corrie, and Amy especially. May our Lord comfort you. Bill & Anne Wiebe - Posted by: Anne Wiebe (Martha's friend) on: May 23, 2019

  • We am so sorry to hear of Aaron's passing. May God give you comfort during this time. - Posted by: Ray & Dolores Klassen (Church friends) on: May 23, 2019

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