Margaret Thiessen

Obituary of Margaret Thiessen

Thiessen, Margaret (nee Epp)

85 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late George (2013). Loving mother of Linda Belch (Dave), Debbie Froese (Rick), and the late Heidi Gibbons (1999) (Ron). Adored grandmother of Jordan Froese (Kerri), Holly Kocsis (Jake), Meghan Belch. Proud great grandmother of Lincoln and Grayson Kocsis, Connor and Nolan Froese. Dear sister of Peter Epp (Marie). Predeceased by siblings Elizabeth Reimer, Henry Epp, Jacob Epp, Maria Rollgaiser, Ann Janzen (Walter). Survived by many nieces, nephews, and in-laws. Margaret’s life was defined by her love for her Saviour and her family. Despite a very tumultuous, disruptive childhood and many challenges throughout her life, she chose to overcome and live a victorious life because of her faith and trust in Jesus. She was a humble, hard-working, giving, generous wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Many thanks to the nursing and PSW Staff at Leamington Mennonite Home for the excellent care and compassion provided to Margaret and her family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 10 a.m. until time of Celebration of Margaret’s Life at 11:30 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at