Susana was born to David D. and Margaretha Peters on June 17, 1928, in Loma Plata, Paraguay, South America. She is survived by her children, Edwin (Anne) Giesbrecht, Marilyn (Allen) Thiessen, Larry (Luanne) Giesbrecht, Richard Giesbrecht, Nancy (Darren) Dobbyn many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as her sister Sarah Neufeld and other brothers-in-law. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Heinrich (Henry) Giesbrecht, her parents, one brother, two sisters, and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Mom married dad on October 28, 1951, and shared just over 64 years of marriage until dad’s passing on January 14, 2016. Mom was an excellent mother to her five children: cooking, baking, gardening and sewing for them. Her love showed through in many ways and her hearts desire was to see all of her children loving, walking with and serving the Lord.
Mom will be remembered and missed by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her sister and other extended members and friends.
The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude for all the prayers, visits and words of encouragement to mom while she was living in the Boyne Lodge. We would also like to thank all the staff at the Boyne Lodge for the wonderful and exceptional care given to our mom during her time there.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. at Friends Community Church, Carman. Interment will take place in the Graysville Mennonite Church Cemetery.