WIEBE Grave Stones

WIEBE, William: October 6, 1929 - December 16, 1998

William Wiebe, 69, of DeBolt
   On Wednesday, December 16, 1998, .William Wiebe, of DeBolt, Alta. passed away at the age of 69 years. Bill was born near Steinbach, Manitoba on October 6, 1929 to Peter and Maria Wiebe. At sixteen, the family moved to a farm at Castlepoint, Manitoba and he quit school to help on the farm. High school was later completed at Briercrest Bible Institute in Saskatchewan.
   In 1958. he met Helen Hamm. They soon married and Bill decided to become a teacher. By 1964, three children had arrived: university was completed. and the family moved to the Peace River country. After a Few years of teaching Bill couldn't resist the call of the land anymore, and began homesteading near Crooked Creek in 1966. Several moves came over the years to Manitoba and B.C., but eventually, he came back to his favourite part of the world and farmed north of DeBolt since l987.
   The three most important facets of Bill's life were his Faith in God, his family and his farm. He was one of those rare people whose actions matched his words and his dry sense of humour and kind smile will be remembered by all who met him.
   Bill is survived by his wife of forty years, Helen; children., Rob and Lindy Wiebe of DeBolt, Mark and Immie Larson of Grande Prairie, Barry and Karen Pike of Bright, Ont.: grandchildren, Heather, Megan and Richard Larson, Andrew Wiebe and Robert Pike: brothers, John. Peter, and Abe, sisters, Margaret, Betty, Mary. Kathy and Lydia.
   Bill was predeceased by his parents and two brothers. Alfred and Edward.
   Public viewing will be held on Sunday, December 20, 1998 from 7 - 8 p.m. at Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel, 1000-107 Avenue, Grande Prairie.
   Funeral service will be held at Bezanson Community Church on Monday, December 21, 1998 at 11 a.m. Pastors John Currie and Jonathan Siggelkow will be officiating.
   Memorial donations may be made to SIM Canada for development and famine relief in Maradi, Niger, West Africa.
   10005-107 Ave., Grande Prairie
   Telephone 532-2929
   "Dedicated Service Since 1915"
CLIPPED FROM - The Daily Herald-Tribune, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, 18 Dec 1998, Fri - Page 5

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