Edwin Unger Warkentin, age 83, of Steinbach, MB., passed away peacefully following a lengthy battle with cancer on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Bethesda Regional Health Centre, Steinbach, MB.
Dad was born in Morris, Manitoba to Henry and Katherine Warkentine on January 19, 1936. Dad spent his early years in Giroux, MB., working on the family farm.
Dad leaves behind his children, Wayne Warkentin, Glenn Warkentin (Laurie), Sherri-Ann Wiebe, Richard Warkentin (Susanne).
Dad will be missed by his grandchildren: Scott (Megan), Ashley (Thomas), Jared (Tasha), Riley, Kaelee, Makenna, Ryder and step-grandchildren Forester and Hunter. He will also be missed by great-grandchildren Quintin, Madeline, Zoe and George. Brother Pete Warkentine and sister Mary Plett and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dad was predeceased by his wife Grace of 59 years, his son-in-law Ken Wiebe, great-granddaughter Addison, brother Albert, and sisters Dorothy & Caroline.
Many thanks to the staff at Greendale Supportive Housing and Bethesda Regional Health Centre for the care they gave to Dad in his final months and days.
The memorial service will be held on Monday, December 2, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach MB.