Posted: April 2nd, 2024

MARTHA NIESSEN 1926 – 2024 Mrs. Martha Niessen of Coaldale, beloved wife of the late Mr. William Niessen passed away peacefully at Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday, March 22, 2024, at the age of 97 years.
Martha was born in Blumenhof, Saskatchewan, on September 1, 1926, the youngest child of Henry and Katherine Friesen. She married William (Bill) Niessen on October 22, 1944. Martha was a cook in a number of different establishments and retired from the Sunny South Lodge in 1990. She was an avid gardener and loved to spend time with her grandkids. She enjoyed her time in Riondel, B.C with her husband, children and grandchildren.
Martha is survived by her daughters Shirley deJager (Jerry) of Coaldale, Dorothy Vandemunt (Neil) of Coaldale; son James Niessen of Riondel B. C. & Yuma Arizona; grandchildren Michelle Walther (Chris), Kathy Lorge (John Paul), Mike deJager (Cindy), Carolyn Vandemunt (Jeff), Brad Kreft (Gerita), and Sylvia Klok (Brian); 18 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.
Besides her beloved husband William, Martha was predeceased by her parents Henry and Katherine Friesen; 3 brothers, and 3 sisters.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 5, 2024, at COALDALE MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH, 2114 18 Street Coaldale.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 5, 2024, at COALDALE MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH, with Pastor Gary Burke, officiating. Burial to follow in the Coaldale Mennonite Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Sunny South Lodge in Coaldale for the wonderful care they provided in moms last years.
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