“By the grace of God I am what I am and His grace was not without effect.” I Corinthians 15:10
September 11, 1929-December 26, 2011
Mourned by his wife Irene (Wedel) Philippsen. Children: Lynda Philippsen, Laurence & Lorraine (Johnston) Philippsen, Norman Philippsen & Kellie Hudson. Grandchildren: Carl & Tanya (Witzke) Philippsen, Aaron Philippsen and grand-dog Lucy. Siblings: Walt & Elfrieda (Unger) Philippsen, Erika (Philippsen) & Ken Pleasance, Albert Wedel, Elizabeth (Wedel) Peters, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews & their kin as well as the many friends who treasured him.
Predeceased by his parents Heinrich Philippsen III & Anna (Friesen) Philippsen, and his brother Heinrich Philippsen IV.
In addition to flowers, contributions to MCC, MB Missions, Gideon Bibles and/or Abbotsford or Mission Hospice in Alvin’s name are welcomed.