von Harpe (née Dick), Johanne Irene

von Harpe (née Dick), Johanne Irene "Hansi"

May 21st, 2016

Peacefully, at University Hospital on Saturday, May 21, 2016, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of Manfred. Loving mother of Hans-Rudi (Yvette) Kroeker, and Ingrid Kroeker. Cherished Oma of Carlyn (Fraser), Jason (Shanna), Adam (Samantha), Erik (Samantha), and Martha (James). Proud Gross Oma of Hudson, Brody, Chase, and Henry. Cherished step-mother of Stefan (Christina), Michael (Deborah), and Marina, and their children Saskia, Roland, Felix, Matthew, Benjamin, Nicholas, and Cian. Sister of Lydia Barczynski. Hansi was born on May 23, 1924, on the Mennonite Estate Wrocow in Galicia Poland. She studied at the Universities of Vienna, Munich, Stuttgart, and Manitoba, where she achieved her Master of Science. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 2:00-4:00 p.m., and one hour prior to the service at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the London Children’s Museum. 

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Bill DixonMy deepest condolences at the loss of Johanne. I did not know her long but I could tell that she was a vibrant, caring, and loving woman. I am very happy to have met her and Manfred.
Anneliese LoefflerMy sympathy to you, Manfred, and your family. I always enjoyed meeting up with Hansi, and I know you will miss her badly. Thinking of you! Anneliese
Laurie & RobbieI'm sorry for your losss. My think my mother use to talk to her on the phone.
Wendy BennerWe are so sorry for your loss, thinking of you and the whole family during this time. Hugs to the whole family!
Phil GuimaraesMy deepest condolences to you Manfred, and your family. Courage, Family, and Faith in God will help you through these hard times.
Don and Sandra SmithSo very sorry for your loss Manfred. Glad we had a chance to meet with you and Johanne recently to talk of old times. Take care.
Ingrid BeauchampMy very deepest sympathy to you Manfred and your family. We all loved and respected Hansi and will miss her deeply. The Baltic community will never be the same without her!
Marsha and Orest SkrypuchDear Manfred, We are so sorry for your loss. Hansi was such a gentle and loving woman. She will be missed greatly.
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