At 88 years of age, after a few years of struggling with dementia, Siegy died peacefully at St. Catharines General Hospital.
Our beloved husband, Papa, brother and Opa will be greatly missed. He leaves behind his adoring wife Helga of 58 years, brother of the late John & Jutta Wiens, the late Kaethe & Heini Esau, the late Elisabeth & Harro Peters, and Alfred & Eileen Wiens; children Petra, (the late Mark) Browning, Angela & Lloyd Redekopp, and Siegy Wiens Jr; grandchildren Danielle, Victoria & Trevor Groetelaars, Elissa, Sienna, Samuel, Markie & James Nulis; great-grandchild Layla.
Siegy immigrated to Canada with his mother and siblings when he was eighteen and learned to work very hard at numerous jobs eventually becoming a respected businessman and entrepreneur of Peninsula Upholstering (Flooring) from 1963 – 2010, President and Member of the Virgil Lions Club, St. Catharines Business Club, and the Virgil Business Association for many years.
Siegy loved being surrounded by his family especially at the cottage, boating, snowmobiling, and playing cards.
Siegy will be remembered as a big lively character who filled the room and made friends wherever he went. He loved his family and took great pride in them and always enjoyed spending time together at home or at the cottage. He will be forever missed by all who knew him.
Everyone is welcome to visitation and funeral on Wednesday January 19, 2022, at Niagara United Mennonite Church (Red Brick Church), 1775 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Visitation will take place from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Funeral will be at 2:00pm with doors open at 1:30pm. Pre-registration is required at the following link, CLICK HERE. Covid Screening form required to fill out and bring along.
In lieu of flowers donations to Mennonite Central Committee Canada are welcome via https://mcccanada.ca.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Siegfried
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Tallman Funeral Homes - Vineland