Steinke, Ernest George

May your hearts, thoughts and prayers be with us as we grieve the unexpected loss of Ernie. Family and friends were shocked by his sudden passing on November 19, 2013. Born in Wapella, Saskatchewan, he met and married Linda Edgerton and settled on the Steinke family farm in 1967. They were blessed with five children, four of which have grown into adults, married, and have children of their own. However, god took our baby girl home at the time of her birth to be our angel and to watch over us.

Ernie enjoyed his cattle, baling, curling, watching sports and spending time with his family. After his second heart attack they sold the farm and moved to Souris, Manitoba in 2005. His retirement years were the best years of his life, spent dedicated to maintaining the lawn and appreciating the lilly beds. Watching his evergreens and his grandchildren grow beyond his expectations. He lived for his family and loved his sports, an important part of his life, keeping him entertained.

Ernie is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Linda. Their children Darcy (Kristin), Kilian (Christa) Kimberley (Steven), Tesa (Chris). Their grandchildren; Kindra, Ashton, Logan, Kendalyn, Jasmine, Ethan, Kinton, Danika, Taven, Summer, Kyden and Brielle. He was predeceased by his parents Albert and Olga, mother-in-law Marie and infant daughter Gaylee.  Ernie, Dad, Papa We miss you already!

6 thoughts on “Steinke, Ernest George”

  1. Linda & family,
    We were saddened to hear about Ernie’s sudden passing. Our deepest sympathy & please take care.

  2. Linda and family: We are so sorry to hear of Ernie’s sudden passing. Mike always spoke of him highly as a councillor and truly respected him. He enjoyed the opportunity he was given to work with him. Cherish your many memories and hold on to each other tight to get through this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers

  3. Dear Linda and family,
    I was so sorry to hear of Ernie’s passing. My thoughts are with you all.

  4. Dear Linda and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Ernie’s passing.
    May the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort surround you with love.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    With sincere sympathy,
    Lyndon and Jennifer

  5. Linda and all your family. We were saddened to hear of Ernie’s passing.We remember all the good times we had as friends in Wapella and will keep them in our memory as we celebrate your times together with us. It would be so nice to see you again. You are in our prayers

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