It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Rosaline Guenther, our dear mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, who went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the age of 93 after surgery and a short illness.
Rosaline was born on September 7, 1926. She is survived by her son, Leonard (Diane), daughters: Elaine (Ed) and Debra (Rick); grandchildren: Corrie (Jean), Jeffrey, Kennan (Kierra), Troy, Melissa (Andrew) and Andrew (Nancy); great-grandchildren: Kaitlynne (Riley), Eric, Brock, Jasmine, Isara, Damien, Destiny, Aiyanna, Victoria and Dante; sisters: Marlene Suderman and Emily (Ben Klassen); brother, William Schalla (Tina) as well as son-in-law, Kemo Hspahic.
Rosaline was predeceased by her parents, John W. Schalla and Nathalie Schalla (Streck), beloved husband, Abe, brothers & sisters-in-law: Elvin Schalla and Henry & Anne Marie Schalla; sisters and brothers-in-law: Alvina & Freddie Freund & Gus Rosner, Helen & Phillip Roy, Mary & Emil Krentz, Pauline & John Reimer and Louise & Jake Falk; nephews: Wayne Freund and Larry Falk; and niece, Lori (Fiebelkorn) Kwasnica.
The private family service will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, and will be officiated by Pastor Terry Gudmundson. To join the family via live stream please visit the following link five minutes prior to the service. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN8YekZwMTIuyg_fy2tIBQg/live
Donations in memory of Rosaline may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 465 Henry St, Steinbach, MB R5G 0H1.