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DOROTHY GOERTZEN

Date of Passing: Oct 09, 2021

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DOROTHY GOERTZEN

On Saturday, October 9, 2021 we said our final goodbyes to our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother at the age of 97.
She was predeceased by her parents, Clara and Alexander MacLean; brothers, Hamilton and Arnold; husband of 56 years, William (Bill); and son-in-law Edward. She is survived by brother Ronald; daughters, Patricia (Neil), Sandra, and Elaine (Frank); grandchildren, Jake (Charlene) and Faith; great-grandchildren, Kathryn, Lillian and Madelyn, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Born and educated in Winnipeg, mum travelled east to study piano at the Toronto Conservatory of Music in 1946. Returning to Manitoba, she embarked on a career teaching music that spanned six decades. It was through music that mum met and married Bill in 1954. Their long life together was centred on family activities including many travels far and wide.
Our sincere thanks to the staff at Golden West Centennial Lodge for their kindness during her residency.
Mum will be dearly missed but remembered as a polite, kind and generous lady with a ready smile and a "thank you" for all. A private family gathering will be held at a future date.

NEIL BARDAL
FUNERAL CENTRE
204-949-2200
neilbardalinc.com

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 16, 2021

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • My condolences go out to The Honourable First Minister on the passing of Mrs. Goertzen. May this time of sorrow lead you on the path to each new tomorrow. - Posted by: Philip Bialk (Special Olympics Manitoba bocce athlete and former Athlete Representative) on: Oct 21, 2021

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