Ernest  Tiessen

Obituary of Ernest Tiessen

Tiessen, Ernest Walter

85 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Erie Shores Health Care in Leamington. Beloved husband of Mary (Thiessen) for 56 wonderful years. Loving father of Bruce (Cheri), Jim, Laurie Poetker (Jeff), Dan (Shelley). Adored Opa of Autumn, Adison, Alayna (Caleb), Ryan, Sawyer, Marley, Max, and proud great opa of one great grandchild on the way. Dear brother-in-law of Margaret Tiessen (late Isaac). Predeceased by his mother and father Margaret and John Tiessen, and siblings Betty Derksen (late John and late John Enns), Henry (Louise), Martha Froese (Jake), Margaret Cowan (Morris), John (Caron). Special uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. Visiting at Faith Mennonite Church, 269 Sherk St., Leamington on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 9:30 am. until time of funeral service to celebrate Ernest’s life at 10:30 am. Rev. Ruth Boehm officiating. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Faith Mennonite Church, UMEI or the Leamington Mennonite Home would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort at