Wijnanda (Nan) Martina Blackbird

September 25, 1936 ~ September 5, 2019 (age 82)


Wijnanda Martina Blackbird

‘Sun Heart Turtle Woman’

Beloved daughter, mother, Oma, Over-Oma, sister, Aunt, and Friend.

You are now in the loving Arms of the Creator. Standing with your parents , siblings, friends, and relations. You will always be loved and missed by all of us.  Wijnanda was predeceased by her mother Antje Fetter, father Martin Fetter, sister Tia Kilger, brother Hanni Fetter, and husband John Blackbird.  Wijnanda leaves to mourn her children: Maria Perry (Phil), Edith Evanoff (Collin), Oliver Blackbird (Tracy), Victoria Mckay (Shawn); her grandchildren: Nathan Wilson, Mark Topper(Montana), Leaha Mckay (Nick), Abigail Mckay (Myles), Skye Rees (Avery), Owen Mckay, Dawson Mckay, Ryder Mckay, Randy Evanoff (Rhiannon), Ryan Evanoff (Justine), Brittany Blackbird (AJ), Ty Wilson (Kaylee) her great-grandchildren: Lathyn Wilson, Willow Bogaki, Melody Mckay, Damien Blackbird, Elliott & Wesley Evanoff, Vaughn, Gael & Elin Evanoff, as well as many, many friends and relatives from all across the world.

Wijnanda spent her life dedicated to her family and friends. She enjoyed a career as a teacher and loved her time as Music Teacher. Her love of literature her entire life led her to express who she was through her many stories and poems. Wijnanda left many of us with powerful knowledge and lasting memories that will remain with us always. We are honoured and blessed to have had you in our lives. You are loved always.

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September 8, 2019

4:00 PM
Elphinstone Hall
220 Railway Street
Elphinstone, MB R0J 0N0

Funeral Service
September 9, 2019

2:00 PM
Elphinstone Hall
220 Railway Street
Elphinstone, MB R0J 0N0


Elphinstone Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery
Elphinstone, MB R0J 0N0


Elphinstone Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church
1st Avenue, Elphinstone MB R0J 0N0

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