Lena (Martin) Siegers
Lena (Martin) Siegers of Brussels, died suddenly on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 when struck by a motor vehicle. Born in Woolwich Township on May 2, 1942, Lena was 73 years old.
Lena was the loving mother of David Siegers (Valerie), Nathan Siegers (Jodie), Andrew Siegers and Susannah Haskins. She was the dear sister of Tilman Martin, Rebecca Bauman, Peter Martin (Elizabeth), Leah Boehm (John), Noah Martin (Jean), and Susannah Shantz (David) and the loving grandma of Scott, Mike, Celena, Jake, Michael, Paul, Mia, Koa, Jacob, Emily, Drew and Patrick. She is also loved by her many surrogate grandchildren.
Lena was predeceased by her parents David and Susannah Martin, her sisters Elizabeth and Mary, her brother Aaron and her granddaughter Danielle Faith Haskins.
Lena attended Brussels Mennonite Fellowship and sang with the Menno Singers and the Blyth Festival Singers. She served with Christian Peacemaker Teams in Haiti, Bosnia, Burnt Church and Colombia from 1994 to 2004.
Friends were received by the family on Sunday at the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, Brussels. The funeral service was conducted at Melville Presbyterian Church, Brussels on Monday, April 25. Pastor Ken Gazley officiated with the message given by Lena’s niece, Pastor Ruth Boehm.
Those assembled worshipped in song under the direction of Bob Shantz and tributes of music were performed by Lena’s sisters and her grandchildren, Celena and Michael Haskins.
Burial followed at Brussels Cemetery with grandsons Scott, Mike, Drew, Patrick, Jake, Michael and Paul acting as pallbearers.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Christian Peacemaker Teams, 25 Cecil St., Unit 301, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1 or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
Online condolences may be left at www.schimanskifamilyfuneral home.com