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GREBE – Winnifred Margaret (nee Michie)

March 21, 1939 – October 25, 2009

Winnifred Margaret Grebe, beloved wife of Karl Grebe of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2009 at the age of 70 years.

Winnie was born in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on March 21, 1939. She married Karl on May 21, 1966 and together they dedicated their life to God’s work serving with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Cameroon, Africa.

Winnie is survived by her loving husband, Karl; sons, Charles and Jonathan and their families. She is also survived by her brother, Lloyd and her sister, Gladys and their families.

Funeral Services will be held at Grace Baptist Church (2670 Radcliffe Drive S.E) on Friday, October 30, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queens Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the National Ovarian Cancer Association, 101, 145 Front St. East, Toronto ON M5A 1E3 Telephone: 1-877-413-7970,

In living memory of Winnie Grebe, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. What a woman..her faith in spite of her condition was unmoved. Oh how I desire to be like that. I am sure Winnie is wearing “her crown” now as she was greeted into the kingdom of our Lord. May Karl, the boys and her sister find comfort during this time of sadness and loss.

    Cindy Wilbur

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  2. Ruth, Barbara & Anne-Marie Spiess :

    Mrs. Grebe is a wonderful example of a Godly woman. His love shone through her in her kindness and gentleness. Her faihfullness in service and spreading the good news never ceased. The fruitfullness of that will surely go on. Our prayers for Jesus’ comfort for all of you as you grieve. With Thanksgiving in Christ Jesus. The Spiess Family

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  3. Dorothy and Neil Wicklund :

    Karl and boys;
    Our sincere condolences at this difficult time. We were so honored and touched to have received Winnie’s last letter. What a brave yet peaceful statement she made. She sounded at peace and we hope that her last days were pain free.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and will continue to be in the days and months ahead.
    Neil and Dorothy and family

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  4. Steven Guderjan for Karin & Helmut Guderjan :

    Karl, Charles, Jonathan, and family;
    Our condolences for you at your Mother’s passing. Although we were unable to make it to the funeral, you and your families are all in our prayers. Mom has great memories of their time together at CTI and comfort can be taken that yours is in Heaven with our Lord and Father.

    The Guderjan family

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