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Obituary of Peter Thiessen
Peter Thiessen passed into the presence of his Lord on October 11, 2021. He was born in Herbert in 1923 to Abram & Maria Thiessen. In 1924 his parents moved to the Greenfarm area near Neidpath, Sk. And that’s where Peter grew up and went to school.
He was predeceased by his parents Abram & Maria Thiessen, his wife of 66 years Lillian (Friesen), son-in-law Mike Reid, brother Henry & wife Lydia, brother Leonard, sister Leona & husbands Ed Biech & Clarence Meyer, brothers in-law Wally Thiessen & Norman Goertzen, Lillian’s sisters Martha & Dave Neufeld, Doris & Ivan Stevens, Lillian’s brother Ed Friesen. His sisters-in-law Sandy Friesen, Sharon Friesen & Irene Friesen.
He will be lovingly remembered by daughter Floreen (Doug) Cunningham, son Clifford (Laorrat) Thiessen, grandsons Rodney (Nicole) Reid, Kevin Reid (Corleen Wychreschuk), Laorrat’s children Apisit Kerdtaweekit & Panadda (Liam) Windsor. Also by brother Norman (Ileine), sister Tina Thiessen & Eleanor Goertzen, sisters-in-law Keitha Friesen & Anita Thiessen, brothers-in-law Herman, George, Harvey & Clarence (Susan) Friesen.
Peter worked for a farmer in Rocanville, Sk. and in Vanguard, Sk; Swift’s Meat Packers in Moose Jaw & CN Railway at Neidpath, SK. But he was a farmer at heart. In 1952 Peter and Lillian rented a farm 9 miles south of Herbert and eventually bought the land. In 1965 they also bought property close to town and eventually moved into Herbert. Peter has been living in Prairie Wind Estates for the last 6 years where he received good care.
Peter enjoyed curling and has many trophies that prove that. He was a man of faith and was an usher in his church Evang. Free Church for many years.
A funeral service will be held on Friday October 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the Faith Living Fellowship Church, 303 Dennis Street, Herbert, Sk.
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