Susie Heinrichs

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Susie Heinrichs died Nov. 4, 2008. She was born Jan. 25, 1914 in Ukraine to Jacob and Anna Martens. In August 1923, the family immigrated to Canada, buying a farm near Rush Lake, Sask. Susie met Herman Heinrichs, and they were married June 23, 1938. Herman and Susie had 5 children, and cared for Herman’s brother and his 4 children. In 1954, the family moved to a farm near Niverville, Man. Herman and Susie moved into town in 1976, then to Winnipeg to live with their daughter in 1997. Susie’s faith connection with God was of prime importance, and she always opened her home to relatives in need. Though Susie experienced health problems through the years, she kept blessing others with a gracious word, the assurance of her prayers, or a bowl of soup. Predeceased by 3 sisters, and extended family member Jim; she is mourned by Herman; children Erna (Archie) Jantzen, Anne (Alvin) Dueck, Edwin (Betty Ann), Selma Hiebert, and Marilyn; extended family members Marianne (Herman) Janzen, Paul (Michelin), Marilyn (Dueck) Heinrichs, and Lois (Art) Bergman; 1 brother; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

  • Birth: January 25, 1914
  • Birthplace:
    Ukraine
  • Death: November 4, 2008

  • Parents:
    Jacob and Anna Martens
  • Married:
    Herman Heinrichs, June 23, 1938
  • Family:
    Children Erna (Archie) Jantzen, Anne (Alvin) Dueck, Edwin (Betty Ann), Selma Hiebert, and Marilyn; extended family members Marianne (Herman) Janzen, Paul (Michelin), Marilyn (Dueck) Heinrichs, and Lois (Art) Bergman; 1 brother; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren