WIENS Cornelius

Posted: January 25th, 2016



CORNELIUS “NEIL” HELMUT WIENS, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016, after a short, courageous battle with cancer. He was born on November 24, 1944 and two months later was received in to the home of Frank and Helena Wiens and seven siblings! What an awesome event that was for this family!

Neil leaves to mourn his three children, Kerry, Kevin and Karissa and her daughter Marilyn, two sisters, Katherine Tymburski and Ruth Wyton, sister-in-law Olive Wiens and brother-in-law John Hildebrand as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Helena Wiens, sisters Mary Tymburski, Lucille Wiens and Ellen Hildebrand, two brothers Abram Wiens and Frank Wiens, sister-in-law Helen Wiens, brothers-in-law Peter Tymburski and Ralph Wyton and three nephews.

His ability in working with his hands was outstanding and gardening was always well rewarded, as was his prowess in the kitchen. Wood carving and drawing were a great source of satisfaction to him and, for the rest of us, a joy to see. The restlessness in his nature could not always be harnessed so from a very young age his favourite words were “Let’s go” and on January 17th, he said “Let’s go” and he went to his everlasting home to be with the Saviour he believed in.

A Memorial Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. with Major Sandra Habkirk officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317 – 10 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2M7.

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