Obituary of Ian Klassen
Ian Klassen, 32 years old of Grunthal MB, passed away suddenly and peacefully Saturday, August 1, 2020, at his residence.
He is survived by his mother Sandy Klassen; father Vic Klassen: brother Ryan Klassen & sister-in-law Vicky Klassen; also survived by sister-in-law Valarie Hamm; grandmother Rita Sawatzky; long term girlfriend Tatiana Vandepoele; aunts and uncles: Marlene & Dennis Dueck, Carol & Randy Remple, Raymond & Norine Gunther, and a long list of cousins.
He was predeceased by his grandparents Eric & Netty Gunther and grandfather Frank Sawatzky.
Ian was born in Winnipeg in 1988.
He enjoyed spending time with family and his girlfriend and time at the cottage. His love for animals was evident in the long list of pets he had throughout his life. He excelled at baseball, being a dominant pitcher throughout his school years. He loved watching hockey and cheering on the Jets. He was also an avid gamer.
Cremation has taken place.
The family would like to invite the public to a meet and greet to be held Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel. Social distancing & covid restrictions will be in effect.
Instead of flowers, donations can be made to the Winnipeg Humane Society or the CMHA (Canadian Mental Health Association).