It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our dear mother and grand-mother Katarina Grienke (Schroeder), on Friday, November 27, 2020, due to covid-19 complications.
She is survived by her six children; Marcia (Larry) Henzel, Calvin, Mavis Krentz, Terence (Tracey), Marla (Monty) Seper, Meriena (Brian) Dowhy, 18 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind one sister, Erna Fast, sister-in-law Helen Schroeder, sister-in-law Cheryl (Ron Andres), brother-in-law Norman Grienke and many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her husband Edwin Grienke December 11, 2006; Parents, Gerhard Schroeder December 2, 1971 and Katarina Schroeder (nee Leoppky) October 20, 1940; her stepmother Anna Schroeder (Friesen) January 30, 1985 and her brother George Schroeder January 9, 2009.
The family would like to thank all the staff at the Bethesda Hospital for all the great care they gave Mom. They are over worked and often short staffed and still managed to give our Mom wonderful care. We are truly grateful from the bottom of our hearts.
The family invites you to join them for a virtual viewing on Friday, Dec 4, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Please visit the Birchwood website for details.
A private graveside service will take place Friday, December 4, 2020 at the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Hwy 12, Steinbach, MB.
A memorial service will be planned for a later date when family and friends can gather together.