Margarita Neumeyer (nee Wieler) in her 88th year.
Born in Neuendorf, Ukraine, Rita was one of 10 children.
In 1928 the family emigrated to Winnipeg where she met, and in 1936 married Werner, her husband of 54 years.
In 1947 Rita and Werner moved to Greendale, B.C. to raise 6 sons. For 22 years they resided in Chilliwack, making many friends and enjoying their ever-expanding family. In 1983 they moved to the Vancouver area, where they resided until Werner’s passing in 1990. Rita returned to Chilliwack, residing there until the present time.
Rita was also predeceased by son Len in 1956.
She will be deeply missed by sisters Louise Kasper of Chilliwack, Irene (Ernest) Enns of Winnipeg, 5 sons: Wilf, Edgar (Sally), Edwin (Janice), Rick, Raymond (Judi); 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, friends and special friends Lois, Marga and Anita.
Rita played an important and enduring role in her family’s life. She will be missed.
A Memorial Service with be held on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 11:00 a.m. at the Greendale First Mennonite Church 42369 S. Sumas Rd, Chilliwack.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church.