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Born: Jan 08, 1939

Date of Passing: Apr 17, 2020

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After a long battle with cancer Mary Sawatzky (nee Neufeld) passed away peacefully at the Grace Hospital on April 17, 2020.
Mary was born on January 8, 1939, in Neuendorf, Ukraine, which was then part of the Soviet Union. She was predeceased by her twin sister Hilda, her parents, Martin and Susanna Neufeld, and two grandchildren in infancy, Jessica and Christopher. She is survived by her siblings, Susie, Martin (Elsie), John (Catherine), Katie (Willie), Hilda (John); her children, Donald (Kathy), Doris (Barry), Arlene (Larry); and grandchildren, Breanna (Troy), Michelle (Keaton), Matthew, Michael, Thomas and Alec.
Mary will be missed by her many extended family and friends, the Sargent Avenue Mennonite Church community and the Lindenwood Estates community.
A burial has taken place at Sargent Avenue Mennonite Cemetery in Springstein, MB. A memorial service will be planned at a future date.
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 25, 2020

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Phone call from B Flood re Mary's passing. Sympathy at this sad time of a dear wife, mum, grandma's passing. We reconnected a few years back through BF. May she be pain free and rest in peace. - Posted by: Gwenda cutting Johnston (Old school friend from Carman.) on: Apr 26, 2020

  • Dear Ben and family and Neufeld family, Even though it was expected nothing prepares you for the shock and pain of your loss of a wife, mother, grandmother and sister. May God grant you His peace and comfort as you mourn her loss but celebrate a life well lived. Hugs Roma Niessen - Posted by: Roma Niessen (Family Friend) on: Apr 25, 2020

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