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Walter Ernest Giesbrecht

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Deaths-Walter-Ernest-Giesbrecht--Walter worked 6 years for Bank of Montreal and 16 as comptroller for O.B. Allen Jewellers. The remainder of his career was in real estate until he retired in 2002. He served as usher and finance committee member at Willingdon. Walter enjoyed puzzles, golf, Rook and playing pool with his son, grandson and son-in-law. He and Norma took trips with friends from Willingdon. Walter exemplified strong faith and love for family. He was known for remembering birthdays. Walter found joy in fellowship; he knew someone wherever he went. He died after a courageous journey through cancer.

  • Birth: June 4, 1936
  • Birthplace:
    Coaldale, Alta.
  • Death: September 26, 2013
  • Parents:
    Heinrich & Sarah (Driediger) Giesbrecht; stepmother Agatha
  • Married:
    Norma Johnson, Mar. 15, 1980
  • Family:
    Norma; children Michael, Julie (Ed); 2 grandchildren; 6 siblings
  • Baptism:
    Willingdon, Burnaby, B.C., 1980