George Peter Warkentin


George Peter Warkentin died Oct. 4, 2008. He was born June 26, 1918 in Russia. In the mid-1920s, he came to Canada, where his family settled in Steinbach, Man. George married Kaye Neil June 26, 1948. They moved to B.C. in 1952. George worked for CN Rail and they lived in Coquitlam, B.C. After Kaye’s death in 1987, George moved from Coquitlam. He married Catherine Borne in 1989. George accepted the Lord and was baptized at Clearbrook MB Church, Abbotsford, B.C. He was active in various capacities at the church, especially as head usher. George enjoyed bowling, golfing, camping, playing the guitar and mouth organ, and woodworking. Predeceased by Kaye; 4 sisters; 2 brothers; George is mourned by Catherine, daughter Beth (Doug); 1 granddaughter; 2 great-grandchildren. The memorial service was Oct. 8 at Clearbrook MB Church.

  • Birth: June 26, 1918
  • Birthplace:
  • Death: October 4, 2008

  • Married:
    Kaye Neil, June 26, 1948; Catherine Borne, 1989
  • Family:
    Daughter Beth (Doug); 1 granddaughter; 2 great-grandchildren
  • Baptism:
    Clearbrook MB Church