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Born: Jan 05, 1934
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1934 - 2019
Rita Margarete Thielk passed away peacefully, after a long illness, at Golden West Care Home on December 5, 2019. She was 85 years of age and was born in Lissen, Angerburg, East Prussia on January 5, 1934.
She married her life long partner, Guenther Thielk in 1953 in East Germany, and with Guenther and their young family, immigrated to Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1965, where they raised their four children.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughters, Gabriele (Alan), Sybille (Stephen); her sons, Heiko and Joerg; her grandchildren, Dustin (Julie), Jaclyn (Jamie), Sarah (Tyler), Jennifer, Matthew (Liesbeth), Meghan, Addison and Teagan as well as her great- grandchildren, Joshua, Jackson, Jacob, Elizabeth and Alexander.
She was predeceased by her husband Guenther on August 24, 1993.
The family would like to express our appreciation for the care provided to Rita by the staff on the second floor of Golden West Care Home.
Cremation has taken place. A graveside celebration of Rita's life is scheduled at Green Acres Cemetery for June 20, 2020.
Funeral Home & Cemetery
Highway #1 East at Navin Road,
(204) 222 3241
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As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 14, 2019
Condolences & Memories (1 entries)
Sorry to hear about your mom's passing. I remember her with great fondness Will keep your family in my prayers. - Posted by: Christine Olfert (Childhood friend of Sybille) on: Dec 14, 2019
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