Gertrude Toews

Obituary of Gertrude Toews


TOEWS, Gertrude

100 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late Frank (1998). Loving mother of the late Ronnie (1947), Marlene Konrad (Bill), Anita Enns (John), Bob Toews (late Kathy), Elaine Penner (Bill). Proud grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Herb Hamm (1998)(late Mary), late Jake (2020) (late Katie)(Erica). Predeceased by all her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: John Toews (Margaret), Annie Braun (John), Jessie Toews (Cornie), Jake Toews (Margaret), Elizabeth Cornies (Jake), Mary Regier (Otto). Many nieces and nephews also survive. Gertrude was a member of the Leamington Choral Society, sang in the Church Choir, was a music director, florist, gardener and homemaker. She loved to sew and quilt for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her hands were never idle. Special thanks to all the staff at Leamington Mennonite Home for their compassionate and loving care. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday 6-9 p.m. A Private Family Funeral Service to celebrate Gertrude's life will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 11 a.m. Livestream available at Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Due to COVID restrictions, visitation is limited to a specific number of visitors. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Please book an appointment at Everyone must wear a mask. Memorial donations may by made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may share memories at


Visitation 1

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, September 24, 2021
Reid Funeral Home
14 Russell Street
Leamington, Ontario, Canada

Interment Information

Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery
366 Talbot Street West
Leamington, Ontario, Canada