Beisiegel, Minnie J.,Ervin J. & Kenneth E.

 

 

Beisiegel, Minnie J. & Ervin J.

 

BEISIEGEL – Ervin Jacob Beisiegel, a will known employee of the Eastern Irrigation District since its formation and before that, of the C.P.R. Irrigation project passed away in Brooks on Tuesday, June 6. He was 49 years of age and was born in Chicago, Ill., on Sept. 5, 1894.

He came to Canada in 1902 to live at Cayley, Alta., for ten years before taking a homestead near Steveville in 1912. In 1926 he joined the maintenance stall of the irrigation project and had been connected with that work for the past 18 years.

For thirteen years he and his family lived at Patricia, moving to Rainier in 1939.

The late Mr. Beisiegel had been ill for the past six months.

Left to mourn his loss are his widow, at Rainier; two brothers Arthur at Rolling Hills and Lester at Chicago; six daughters, Mabel Ewen and Myrtle Ulrichsen, both of McBride, B.C., Gladys at Rosemary, Dorothy, Alice and Gloria at home; and four sons, Ray in the Canadian Army, Elmer in the R.C.A.F., Ralph and Kenneth at home.

Many friends and relatives gathered at Brooks United Church on Saturday, June 10, when Rev. W. H. McDannold conducted the funeral service. Pallbearers were J.H. Edwards, S. Ward, F. Dale, J. Hackett, D. Murphy and T. F. McMahon.

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BEISIEGEL – Ervin Jacob Beisiegel, a will known employee of the Eastern Irrigation District since its formation and before that, of the C.P.R. Irrigation project passed away in Brooks on Tuesday, June 6. He was 49 years of age and was born in Chicago, Ill., on Sept. 5, 1894.

He came to Canada in 1902 to live at Cayley, Alta., for ten years before taking a homestead near Steveville in 1912. In 1926 he joined the maintenance stall of the irrigation project and had been connected with that work for the past 18 years.

For thirteen years he and his family lived at Patricia, moving to Rainier in 1939.

The late Mr. Beisiegel had been ill for the past six months.

Left to mourn his loss are his widow, at Rainier; two brothers Arthur at Rolling Hills and Lester at Chicago; six daughters, Mabel Ewen and Myrtle Ulrichsen, both of McBride, B.C., Gladys at Rosemary, Dorothy, Alice and Gloria at home; and four sons, Ray in the Canadian Army, Elmer in the R.C.A.F., Ralph and Kenneth at home.

Many friends and relatives gathered at Brooks United Church on Saturday, June 10, when Rev. W. H. McDannold conducted the funeral service. Pallbearers were J.H. Edwards, S. Ward, F. Dale, J. Hackett, D. Murphy and T. F. McMahon.

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BEISIEGEL -Kenneth Earl Beisiegel was born September 30, 1937 in Tilley, Alberta and passed away on August 30, 1981 in North Vancouver. B.C.

He spent his youth in the Patricia, Rainier and Brooks areas.

He is survived by his loving wife, Iris; a son Darren; sisters, Mrs. Mabel Ewen, Mrs. Myrtle Ulrichsen, Mrs, Gladys Murphy, Mrs, Dorothy Green, Mrs, Gloria Beisiegal; brothers Elmer and Ralph; Uncle Elmer Miller and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father, Mother and brother Raymond.

He served as deputy fire chief of the North Vancouver Fire Department. He was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch114 and a former member of the RCMP, Marine Division.

He was given a fire department funeral with full honors. The service was held at St. Andrews United Church, North Vancouver, Friday, September 4 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Charles Raymond officiating,

Pallbearers were Bob Sanderson, Adrian Fleury, Reg Schumaker, Stall Sergeant Bernie Mason, RCMP Steacy, Fire department and Captain Ronald Kean, fire department.

In lieu of flowers, donations went to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Arrangements were through First Memorial Services.

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