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HENRY ARTHUR SCHMIDTKE

Born: Jan 02, 1929

Date of Passing: Feb 26, 2021

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HENRY ARTHUR SCHMIDTKE
January 2, 1929 - February 26, 2021

Peacefully, on February 26, 2021, Henry passed away with his wife Audrey by his side, while she sang "God be with you till we meet again". He was 92 years old.
He was predeceased by his parents, Reinhold and Lydia; his son Kenneth; siblings, Elsie (Louis), Gwendolyn (Karl), Marlene (David); sister-in-law Vivian; and brother-in-law Rudy.
Henry will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Audrey (nee Schmidt); children, Dolores (Jim) and Barry (Bonnie); grandchildren, Brandon (Christa), Tana (Noel) and great-granddaughter Blake. He is survived by siblings, Wilma, Wilbert (Eva) and Joan (Gordon); goddaughter Geraldine; sisters-in-law, Bernice and Doreen; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Henry was born in Friedensfeld and at the age of 10, the family moved to Lowland in the R.M. of Brokenhead. He met the love of his life, Audrey, in Steinbach at a wedding in 1958, and proposed that same year on Christmas Day. They married on June 20, 1959. Together they mixed farmed, and Henry worked on various construction jobs. They sold the farm in Lowland and moved to Beausejour in 1992. Henry enjoyed old time dances with Mom; he loved taking the grandkids to fairs and teaching them how to play checkers, card games (Hola). Henry will be remembered for his love of sweets, TV, naps and visiting people.
Funeral service was held on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., with a private interment which followed at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Lowland.
Special thank you to Pastor Bart for his continual support and all the homecare workers, his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Box 1825, Beausejour, MB R0E 0C0, or Zion Lutheran Church, Box 968, Beausejour, MB R0E 0C0.

SOBERING FUNERAL CHAPEL
& CREMATORIUM, Beausejour
(204) 268-3510 or MB Toll Free 1-877-776-2220
www.soberingfuneralchapel.com

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 06, 2021

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • I would like to express deepest sympathies to all the family from myself and Helen Baumgartner. Take care! - Posted by: Darlene Baumgartner (Friend) on: Mar 06, 2021

  • OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO BARRY BONNIE AND FAMILY. MAY HE REST IN PEACE. - Posted by: BILL & DEBBIE CHARLES (FRIENDS) on: Mar 06, 2021

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