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Born: Jan 21, 1929

Date of Passing: Sep 22, 2020

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Our dear sister, Katie Thielmann died on September 22, 2020, at the Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, due to complications. She was born on January 21, 1929, in the Carman, MB area.
Katie was predeceased by her parents, Martin and Katharina (Wiebe) Thielmann, one infant brother, sister Edith, and brother-in-law William Buhler.
Katie is survived by siblings: Henry (Betsy), Annemary, Ernie (Laura), Gertrude and Margaret, brother-in-law John Czwarno, and many nieces, nephews and their families.
Katie will be greatly missed by all her family and many friends.
Thank you to all the caregivers at the nursing home, where she lived for about three and a half months.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Square One World Media Inc.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Elm Creek Mennonite Brethren Church, with private interment to follow at the Elm Creek Cemetery. Viewing on Friday, September 25 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Friends Funeral Service, 2146 Main Street, Winnipeg, and also at the church prior to the service.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 24, 2020

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • Deepest condolences from Katie’s cousins in Edmonton. We were saddened to learn of Katie’s passing. Fond memories of visits with Katie and siblings in Edmonton with us. These were special get togethers for everyone. 💔💔💔 - Posted by: Dorothea Thielmann (cousin) on: Sep 30, 2020

  • Lee Anne is absolutely correct … the meals that Katie and her co-workers Selma Reimer and Marlene Boschmann and others prepared were wonderful … Dr. Henry Krahn, president of MBBC at the time in 1976 said: "Of all the Bible Colleges in Winnipeg, we have the best cooks!" … Katie - you did a terrific job! …"Well done - good and faithful servant!" … may you rest in peace - Posted by: Mark Trumper (former student MBBC) on: Sep 26, 2020

  • I remember Katie fondly from my years at MBBC. Thank you, Katie for all the wonderful meals you prepared with love! - Posted by: LeeAnne Penner (Student) on: Sep 24, 2020

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