BERGEN, Isaac Thiessen

BERGEN, Isaac Thiessen
January 9, 1947 – April 29, 2011

It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Isaac (Ike) Thiessen Bergen. Ike passed away peacefully at 64 years of age on Friday, April 29, 2011.

He is survived by his wife of forty-one years, Magaretha Bergen (Giesbrecht); his four children: Helen Wiebe (Darian), Lisa Rosenberg (Steve), Nettie Bergen-Belanger (Kyle), and Niko Bergen; his eight grandchildren: Blake and Erica Wiebe, Danielle, Oceane and Natalie Rosenberg, Alyssa and Bronwyn Bergen, and Logan Belanger. He is also survived by his brothers Henry and Ben Bergen. He was predeceased by his parents, Bernhard Bergen and Anna Thiessen, his sister Tina Froese and his first born son, Ben Bergen.

  1. On 04/05/2011 at 5:10 am Mark, Lori & Michael Neufeld Said:

    Our deep sympathy goes out to the family.

    Ike was a special person and we will miss him dearly.

    After Ike and Margaret moved away from Steinbach, Ike always made a point of staying in touch with monthly phone calls. We always looked forward to his calls.

    When they first moved, Ike was very quite on the phone. After he had received his transplant, his voice was so much louder and he sounded healthy and full of life.

    We enjoyed visiting with them when they came for a visit to Steinbach and felt special that they had taken the time to spend with us as they had so many friends in the area to visit.

    Our son Mike will always remember Ike as he could never remember Mike’s name and always called him “George”. At first Mike would correct him, but it got to a point were Mike realized that when it came to Ike, he would always be known as “George”.

    Mark had a very special bond with Ike. Thru Ike, Mark still had his friend Ben. Maybe Ike felt the same way, that thru Mark; he still had a little bit of Ben.

    We will always have a place in our hearts for Ike.

    Our thoughts and prays are with family and we wish that we could attend the service, but are unable to.

    Mark, Lori and Michael Neufeld
    Steinbach, MB

  2. On 04/05/2011 at 12:23 pm The Wasylyniuk Family Said:

    Lisa, Steve, Danielle, OC and Natalie,
    We were very saddened to hear of the sudden passing of your dad and grandpa. Rob and I and the girls know only too well what you are going through. Take some time to remember the good times and take comfort in the fact that he is no longer suffering but looking down upon you fondly and marvelling in how well you are all managing. I will always remember your dad’s smiling face when he would come into the gym down at Spray Lakes and his enthusiasm and pride beaming when watching the girls play ringette.
    Be strong and hang in there! If you need anything with the kids, just let us know. Take care and God bless,
    With lots of love,
    Rob, Sandi, Emily, Abby and Riley Wasylyniuk
    Cochrane, AB

  3. On 04/05/2011 at 1:13 pm Marni Pauls Said:

    Just to let you all know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I remember Ike well from coming into the bank. He always had a smile, a joke to share or a story to tell. I will always have fond memories of him, as I’m sure you will also. Love and prayers, Marni

  4. On 04/05/2011 at 3:56 pm Sarah Bergen Said:

    We were sorry to hear of Ike`s passing but trust that he is free from pain now and is with Jesus. Our sincere condolences go out to you, Margaret and your children and grandchildren. We will always remember coffee evenings at Uncle Jakes Restaurant at the Clearspring Mall in Steinbach. Thoughts and prayers from Abe and Sarah Bergen

  5. On 04/05/2011 at 8:28 pm Dorothy & Ted Pott Said:

    Our deepest Sympathies Margaret & family,
    Ted & I missed you’s after you moved from Steinbach.
    We enjoyed having coffee with you & Isacc and chatting at Uncle Jakes resturant in Steinbach.
    Didn’t know how to get in touch with you’s once you moved. Maybe in the near future
    I will be able to get your address. Our Thoughts & Prayers are with you all.
    Take care from Dorothy & Ted Pott Steinbach Mb.

  6. On 04/05/2011 at 11:07 pm Bettina Rotzetter Said:

    I would like to send you my sincerest condolences from across seas. I heard about the passing of your father.I am really sorry to hear this I have very fond memories of your family.I wish you all the best and my thoughts are with you during these hard times.
    Take care from Bettina Rotzetter Bern, Switzerland

  7. On 08/05/2011 at 8:48 pm Julia Grohn Said:

    To the Bergen Family,

    So sorry for your loss, no words can express the sorrow… cherish the memories sincere condolences to you all

    The Grohns
    Cochrane, AB

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