Obituary of Victor Martens
Passed away peacefully at KW Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Sunday, November 25, 2018 after suffering a stroke 10 day previous.
Dear husband and best friend of Beth Ann de Sousa. Loving father of Clarence (Beth), Christine (Glen) Morrison, Andrew (Janice), Tim (Shirley), and Cynthia (Tom) Steele; devoted step-father of Martin de Sousa. Will be fondly remembered by his 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Gwen Startek, Beth Ann’s mother and siblings, numerous nieces and nephews.
The youngest of six born to Russian Mennonite immigrants, Victor left his hometown of Yarrow, BC, to pursue music studies in Winnipeg and Detmold, Germany. After a decade of teaching at MBBC in
Friends are invited to share their memories of Victor with his family during memorial visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1-4 p.m. A musical celebration of Victor’s life will be held in the coming months.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Food Bank of Waterloo Region or the Mennonite Central Committee may be arranged through the funeral home at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.