Peacefully surrounded by loving family at Irene Thomas Hospice in Delta B.C. on Sunday, September 23, 2018, Edward John Wiebe, born September 27th 1931 at the age of 86, four days short of his 87th Birthday has passed away.
Ed was the dear husband (married July 5th 1953) of the late Mary (Dueck) Wiebe age 70 and daughter Ruth (Wiebe) Barnes age 62. Loving father to Daniel and Kenneth (Robert) Wiebe (Bonnie). Grandfather of Dayna, Brian, Ashley, Aaron, Julia, Alica, Brittany, Kody, Ashlyn and Brendyn. He greatly enjoyed and was proud of his great grandchildren Ben, Maia, Eleanor, Anneliese, Clara, Honor, Tori, Sebastian, Ryder, Scarlett, Ophelia and Aivian. Also survived by his sister, Lillian (Cornelius Guenter) and Betty (Art Steosz). Predeceased by brother, Bob Wiebe age 54. Also be missed by many nieces and nephews. He was a long time and faithful member of the “Gideons” and “Campus Crusade for Christ” as well as churches in Prince George BC, Edmonton and Calgary AB serving as a Deacon and committed member.
Ed began his working life with his industrious Father, Peter Bernard Wiebe practicing as an electrician in Manitoba, at age16 Ed was officially a journeyman electrician. After being Wed at age 21, he moved to Calgary then Dawson Creek and finally Ft. St. John at which time he acquired his pilot license. He and his family later moved to Prince George where Ed became self employed, operating businesses in industrial electric fields such as electric motor repair and rebuilding, diesel electric units, power-line construction etc. and then branching out to Edmonton AB. While there he also owned an agricultural equipment dealership in Killam AB and an automotive dealership in Camrose AB.
Ed’s generosity, gentle nature, curiosity of all and kindness will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed as a father, as a brother, grandfather, great grandfather and a friend to many many many others.
The Service will be held at Cedar Park Church, October 13th at 2:00pm. 5300-44th Ave, Delta BC. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to Gideons International at www.Gideons.ca