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Obituary of Helena Schellenberg
Helena Schellenberg, 98, was called home to be with her Lord on May 10, 2002 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home in Steinbach, MB. She was born December 31, 1903 to her parents Jacob H. and Helena Wiebe in the Grunthal district where she grew up. She married Henry W. Schellenberg in 1932. She leaves to mourn her passing one son Jake (Eva); one daughter Helen (Peter) Kehler; one daughter-in-law Ruth; 11 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Also left to mourn are two brothers Peter and Henry (Nettie); sisters Justina, Anne, Susan (Peter) Dueck, and Nettie; in-laws Katie Fast, Bertha Wiebe and Peter (Dorothy) Schellenberg. She was predeceased by her husband Henry in 1986, son Edward, grandson Larry Schellenberg and great-grandson Thomas Koop, as well as parents Jacob H. and Helena Wiebe; brothers Julius, Cornelius, and Jacob T. Wiebe; sisters Katharina Friesen, Elizabeth Hiebert and Mary Friesen. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2:00 p.m. at the Evangelical Mennonite Church, 420 Main Street; Steinbach. Viewing will be held Monday, May 13, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel. Interment at Memorial Cemetery, Steinbach, MB. Donations in Helena’s memory may be made to Rest Haven Foundation; Box 1029; Steinbach, MB R0A 2A0 We as a family thank the Rest Haven staff for more than eight pleasant years she spent there. She was always thankful for the good care that she received. Our thanks to Dr. Krahn, Chaplain Mary Dyck, Pastor Arden Thiessen for his many visits and the prayers of all the friends and relatives.