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JEFFREY MEYER

Born: Dec 25, 1970

Date of Passing: May 24, 2020

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JEFFREY MEYER

On May 24, 2020, with his children by his side, Jeffrey, aged 49, passed away at the Health Sciences Centre. Jeffrey embraced this life with a strong determination and tenacity. This virtue was inherent in every aspect of his life and his strength will be remembered.
He is lovingly remembered by his two children, Ty and Caeden; the mother of his children, Kristin; his sister Angela and brother-in-law Terry; his brother Dan; his niece and nephews, Erica, Jayse, Kyle, Barak and Nolan; his great-niece Brooke and his many friends.
Jeffrey was predeceased by his father John; his mother Rita (Hoogendorp); his brother Jack; his niece Chantelle; his grandparents, Jack and Coby Hoogendorp.
Jeff was born in Winnipeg on December 25, 1970. He resided at Actionmarguerite. Jeff was a curious, adventurous and fearless child, and as he grew, he developed the skill of attaining difficult goals he set for himself. As a young adult, he acquired a black belt in Taekwondo. He developed his artistic talents at Red River College and created many works of visual art. Subsequently, he went on to the University of Manitoba to develop his analytical skills and graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education. Jeff was unable to pursue his teaching career, as his life was changed after a stroke, but his strong determination allowed him to overcome many great hurdles in his life. Jeff continued to enjoy attending and was supported by his AA group.
A special thank you to all the dedicated staff at Actionmarguerite for their compassionate care and the home they provided for Jeffrey.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeffrey's memory may be made to Actionmarguerite Foundation.
A private service with family will be held at a future date.

E.J. COUTU & CO. FUNERAL DIRECTORS
204-253-5086
ejcoutu.ca

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 30, 2020

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Angela, Jeff and all your family and friends....what an amazing journey Jeff made in his short life. I remember the Christmas morning he was born and the years after when we lived next door to you. I'm wishing you love and peace. My name back then was Linda Mager. - Posted by: Linda Brown (Was a next door neighbor in Jeff's childhood.) on: Jun 04, 2020

  • Angela, Terry, Erica, Kyle and Brooke, our deepest sympathy on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Beettams (Friend ) on: Jun 01, 2020

  • We are truly very sorry for all Jeffery had to endure in his short lifetime, RIP. Sincere Sympathy to all his Family - Posted by: Gayl & Paul Crane (Friends of Kristin & Boys) on: May 31, 2020

  • I will always remember his big smile that lit up the room when he walked into the A.A. clubrooms. You will always be remembered and missed. My sympathy to Jeff's family and children. - Posted by: Lori (Friend) on: May 31, 2020

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