Mary Toews

Obituary of Mary Toews

Mary Toews, age 91, fell asleep in death on April 30th, 2018 In Winnipeg, Manitoba 


Memorial service will be held on Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall Center, 227 Lakewood Blvd., Winnipeg, MB


Mary was born November 2, 1926 in the small farming community of Niverville, Manitoba. She was the oldest of eight children born to Jacob and Helen Dueck.


She grew up working hard on the family farm. The first time she saw her future husband Art, Mary was plowing in the field behind a team of horses. Art and Mary married June 27th, 1948 in Winnipeg.


She was a hard worker and enjoyed many passions, including cooking and baking, sewing, crocheting and gardening.

Art and Mary built and decorated all of their own homes throughout their married life.


She was known for her compassion and often spent much time and effort helping ones who were sick.

As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mary held dear the future promises from the Bible, including the hope of a resurrection.


Mary was predeceased by her son Ronald, her parents and 3 siblings, Ernest, Edward and Jake.


Mary will be dearly missed by her husband Art, her children, Les Toews, wife Linda, Percy Toews and Candace Kostelnuk, husband Craig. Grandchildren Anthony Toews, wife Cristal, Chad Toews, Tustin Toews, Shane Kostelnuk, wife Shyanne, Carmine Wilson, husband Devin and Amber Kostelnuk. Great grandchild, Elijah Toews. Siblings, Helen Kehler, Agnes Kluke, Eric Dueck, wife Annie, Frank Dueck, as well as other family members and many friends.


Special thanks to Dad and Grandpa for all his amazing care.

Thank you to all of the caregivers at the Grace Hospital who helped care for Mary.


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