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Henry Hiebert

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Deaths-Henry-HiebertHenry accepted Christ at a young age. He operated heavy equipment for Lewis Construction, then taught shop classes at Hagersville High School. In 1968, Henry and Erna bought a farm in Port Rowan. They loved camping trips. In 1993, they built a new home in which they ran a bed & breakfast. Henry earned trips to Jamaica by selling seed corn for the Funks. Henry and Erna also visited Hawaii and Israel. In 2009, they downsized into a new home next door. Henry’s hobbies included reading, building truck models, hunting and birdwatching. Henry and Erna were Gideons, and youth sponsors, deacons and care group leaders at Port Rowan MB Church. Henry also taught Sunday school, led boys’ club, sang in a quartet and choir, and served as elder and moderator. Henry showed his servant heart; when Erna became increasingly ill her last 7 years, he was a loving caregiver. Aug. 28, he had a stroke and was hospitalized until his death. Henry loved creation.

  • Birth: October 5, 1936
  • Birthplace:
    Port Rowan, Ont. Henry & Margaret Hiebert
  • Death: October 5, 2013
  • Parents:
    Henry & Margaret Hiebert
  • Married:
    Erna Reimer, July 22, 1961 [d. Nov. 8, 2011]
  • Family:
    children Dan (Pat), Gerald (Tracey), Barry (Elsie), Charlotte Doerksen (Bryan); 14 grandchildren; 7 siblings
  • Baptism:
    Port Rowan MB