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Gordon Teichrib

January 17, 1942 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 76)

Passed away at the Neepawa Health Centre on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the age of 76 years.

Gordon was born on January 17, 1942 in Helston, Manitoba to David and Katherine Teichrib. On the confession of his faith, he was baptized in the spring of 1966.

On May 21, 1966, Gordon married Helen. They soon settled on a farm in the Bear Creek district just two miles from the farm that he grew up on. They lived there for 30 years before moving into Gladstone in 1996. They had two children Sheldon in 1969 and Corinne in 1970.

Gordon farmed all his life. In 1973 he received his pilot license and worked at crop dusting throughout the seventies. He had a passion for aviation, motorcycles, snowmobiles, hunting and fishing.

Gordon is survived by his wife Helen of almost 52 years; son Sheldon; daughter Corrine (Dan); grandchildren Logan (Acacia), Nolan, Jade, Derek, and Tishina; great grandchildren Bentley and Kharter; sister Ruby; brothers John (Agnes), Bill, Cliff (Louise); sister Doreen (Brian); sister in law Annette; mother in law Mary Wiebe; brothers in law John (Ann), Harry (Marilyn); sister in law Hilda (Kim) as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Gordon was predeceased by his parents David & Katherine; brothers Harvey and Wilbert; brother in law Fred Klassen; sister in law Janet Teichrib; nephew Bevan Teichrib; father in law Abram Wiebe.

As a family, we would like to thank our family and friends for their support and care. We would also like to extend our gratitude to Dr. Ong, and Dr. Poettcker, as well as nursing staff at the Neepawa Hospital and Chemo Unit.

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