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Born: Mar 08, 1927
Date of Passing: Dec 18, 2022Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
March 8, 1927 - December 18, 2022
In the early morning of Sunday, December 18, 2022, Henry Rempel, 95 years of age, passed away peacefully at Bethania Mennonite Personal Care Home. Henry was born March 8, 1927 to Isbrand and Katherina Rempel near Miami, Manitoba.
He was the fourth child in the family of seven children and the first born in Canada. The family moved that spring to a farm near Springstein, MB where Henry and the family grew up. Henry met the love of his life Anne (Dyck) and they were married on June 30, 1951.
He leaves behind his wife of 71 years, Anne (nee Dyck), his daughter Debbie Thiessen (nee Rempel) and son Terry Rempel (Cheryl); grandsons, Matthew Thiessen (Brittney) and Steven Rempel; granddaughters, Alicia Thiessen, Lesley Rautenbach (Mark) and Jamie Keyes (Corey); great-grandchildren, Elena, Eli, Conor, Lyla and Ellie. He is survived by his sister Hilda Wallman (nee Rempel). Henry was predeceased by his daughter-in-law Lorna Rempel (nee Harms) in 2018.
The family would like to thank the staff at Bethania Mennonite Personal Care Home for their care and consideration of Henry.
A Celebration of Life for Henry Rempel will be held on Thursday, January 12 at 2:00 p.m. at the Springstein Mennonite Church, Springstein, MB.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Food Grains Bank, 393 Portage Avenue #400, Winnipeg, MB R3B 3H6.
Arrangements entrusted to:
Rock Fontaine, Funeral Director
223-2576 or toll free 1(866) 499-2601
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 07, 2023
Condolences & Memories (2 entries)
My condolences to the Rempel family. My father was the school teacher during your father’s school years in Springstein Blessings Neil (Corny) Fast - Posted by: Neil (Corny) Fast (Neighbors 1929 to 1938) on: Jan 07, 2023
I am sorry to hear of Uncle Henry's passing. He is remembered as warm and cheerful, always ready to have fun. My sincere condolences to Tante Anne, as well as Debbie and Terry and families. - Posted by: Kevin Abrahams (Nephew) on: Jan 07, 2023
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