Partly cloudy

Steinbach, MB

-16°c Partly cloudy

Full Forecast



Ben Eidse

Posted: 04/26/2018 2:58 PM

  • Print


Ben Friesen Eidse completed his journey on Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2018, in Niverville, MB. Born Oct. 12, 1928, in Morris, MB, he was the 12th and last surviving of D.K and Elizabeth Eidse’s 20 children. He served as first chancellor and three-term president of Steinbach Bible College, Bible translator, and missionary in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

He is survived by Hope (Ben Wiebe), Faith (Philip Kuhns), Charity (John Schellenberg), and Grace Eidse, and their families.

He was predeceased by his wife, Helen Reimer Eidse.

A viewing was held at Rosenort Evangelical Mennonite Church on Saturday, Apr. 28 at 7 p.m., and funeral at Steinbach EMC on Sunday, Apr. 29 at 2:30 p.m. with viewing prior to the service.

Interment followed at Steinbach Heritage Cemetery.

Obituary may also be viewed at

Arrangements by Birchwood Funeral Chapel 1-204-346-1030 or 1-888-454-1030.

More Obituaries News

  • Tina Regehr

    Tina Regehr

    11/14/2018 12:08 PM


    With family at her bedside, Tina Regehr passed away at Bethesda Place, Steinbach, MB on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.

    Tina was born in Muensterberg, Russia on Jan. 17, 1921. Together with her family, they immigrated to Canada in 1925, ...

  • Rosie (Rose) Rutka

    Rosie (Rose) Rutka

    11/14/2018 12:01 PM

    (née Zigarlick)

    Peacefully, Rose passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at the age of 93.

    Rose was predeceased by her husband, Bill; parents, Maria and Lawrence Zigarlick; sisters, Jennie, Bessie, Katie, Caroline and Julia; and brothers, John and ...

  • Frieda Isaac

    11/14/2018 11:42 AM

    Sept. 5, 1927-Nov. 6, 2018

    Frieda Isaac was born to Henry and Aganetha (Enns) Froese at Rosenort, MB on Sept. 5, 1927. She peacefully passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at the Maplewood Manor, Steinbach, MB at the ...

Ads by Google

Electronic Copies

The Carillon single copy cover

Annual Subscription

Back issues available with an e-subscription

Subscribe to single copy
$1.50 each (includes tax)

November 15, 2018 copy now available

Read this week’s classifieds