In Memory of



Obituary for Gerhard Wiebe

Husband of Gay (Twiner), father of Natasha and Marina, opa of Ethan and Sasha, and brother of Fred and John, died at the age of 83 on March 12, 2024, in Windsor, Ontario. Gerhard was a fervent born-again Christian, a retired teacher of physics and “Wiebeology” at Essex District High School, and a self-taught, skilled carpenter and woodworker. He loved his Saturday omelette, Vernors ginger ale, pizza, chocolate, and ice cream, plaid shirts and Russian fur hats, card games with “Pelee Island rules,” Buick Le Sabres, the Toronto Maple Leafs, routine and one-sided conversation, and floral greeting cards with Bible verses copied meticulously inside. During his final year of dementia, Gerhard experienced word-finding difficulty, but he could finally and freely say, “I love you.” Gerhard shares a headstone with Gay at Country Meadows Cemetery in Essex, Ontario. Come share memories and stories with Gerhard’s family at the Signature Event Centre 3310 Dougall Ave. Windsor, Ontario (on the same property as Families First) , on Saturday, April 20, 2024, from 2 to 4 PM. If you are considering making a donation in Gerhard’s name he was partial to Compassion Canada.