Kaethe Abrahams died Oct. 17, 2008. She was born June 23, 1955 in Volendam Colony, Paraguay to Kornelius and Sara Abrahams. At age 7, Kaethe immigrated to Canada with her family, settling in Winnipeg. She was baptized at a young age, taught Sunday school, and sang in choirs and worship teams at Elmwood MB Church. Kaethe spent one year at Winkler Bible Institute, then worked for several years before graduating from the Brandon School of Nursing with a degree in psychiatric nursing in 1993. For the last 9 years, Kaethe worked at Donwood Manor Personal Care Home in Winnipeg. Kaethe’s battle with cancer was fought with optimism and hope. She had a compassionate heart and an unwavering faith. Predeceased by 1 niece, Kaethe is mourned by her parents; siblings Elvira (Martin), Maggie (Gerhard), Anna (John), Harry (Katherine), Martha (Max), Luise, Beate (Lionel), and Ruth; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; and 1 aunt. The funeral was Oct. 22 at Elmwood MB Church.