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Born: Apr 15, 1925

Date of Passing: Oct 23, 2019

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April 15, 1925 – Langenburg, Saskatchewan
October 23, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Ben passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
Ben was born and educated in Langenburg, SK, and attended Success Business College in Winnipeg, MB, and the University of British Columbia, School of Social Work. In 1960 he was employed by the Manitoba Government as a Probation Officer. He gave exemplary leadership as a probation officer, developing liaison services with the Police, Courts and Social Agencies, the Fine Option Program, and various Community Service Programs. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Award by the Manitoba Government, and the Corrections Exemplary Service Award by the Governor General of Canada. He was an active member of the Kiwanis Club in Winnipeg, Summerland, BC, and Calgary, AB, and was nominated Citizen of the Year in Summerland for his community involvement. He was a devoted husband and father, and was loved and respected by all who knew him.
Besides his loving wife of 66 years, Doreen (nee Kammermayer), Ben is survived by his three children, Kathy (Luc), John (Lina), and David (Turi); and six grandchildren, Alison, Cameron, Derek, Paul, Jack, and Harlan.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church (1566 Northmount Drive N.W. - Corner of Northmount Drive and Northland Drive N.W., Calgary, AB) on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the church hall.

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Telephone: 403-241-0044.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 29, 2019

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Sincere condolences from Paul, Roy and Claudia Serrano and Roy-Serrano Family in Ottawa. - Posted by: Paul Roy Personal Coordinates (Friend of the Family) on: Nov 21, 2019

  • I had the privilege of knowing Ben Bieber in the 1980s when a few of us had offices on the top floor of the Manitoba Youth Centre. He was an intelligent, kind gentleman with a wonderful sense of humour. He will be missed, along with Doug Lawrence and Herb Heppner, two others whose friendship was appreciated by those of us who met for coffee occasionally, and who have departed. R.I.P. Ben. - Posted by: Bill Stevens (Colleague) on: Oct 29, 2019

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