The family of Hilda Mantay age 88 beloved wife of Lawrence Mantay formally of Springside sadly announce her passing on February 27, 2021 at the Yorkton and District Nursing Home Yorkton, SK.
Hilda Mantay (Breitkreuz) went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on February 27, 2021 at the age of 88. Hilda accepted her Lord and Saviour at an early age and lived her life serving her Saviour.
Hilda was born to Gustav and Emma (Arndt) Breitkreuz on June 25, 1932 in the Willowbrook District. She was the oldest of nine children. At a very early age she moved into Yorkton and began working at the Yorkton Union Hospital. At the age of 25 she moved to Vancouver B.C. and began working at a sewing factory. In 1961 she moved back to Springside. On October 28th of that year she married Lawrence Mantay of Springside. She worked alongside Lawrence tending to a big garden, milking cows and grain farming. In 1994 they moved into Springside.
Hilda loved to read. Hilda was an extremely talented and gifted seamstress. Her ability to make alterations and create outfits without a pattern was incredible. Many family members and friends benefitted from her talents. She enjoyed taking care of her family. As Hilda and Lawrence approached retirement they also enjoyed visiting the sick and the shut in.
Hilda was predeceased by her parents Gustav and Emma (Arndt) Breitkreuz and brothers Ervin and Alfred Breitkreuz.
Hilda leaves behind her loving husband Lawrence, of 59 years; children Mildred (Dwight) Eisner of Swan River MB, Sidney Mantay of Springside, Lucille (Myron) Bali of Yorkton; grandchildren Amanda Eisner, Tia Eisner, Nashly (Justin) Epp, Faylin (Ryley) Fehr, Tadd Bali (Natalya); great-grandchildren Peter Epp, Elesha Epp, Myla Fehr, Koi Fehr, Pierce Bali, Ramsey Bali, Anna, and Kinnley.
Hilda is survived by her brothers Dan (Marlene) Breitkreuz, Gordon (Wendy) Breitkreuz; sisters Hannie (Mervin) Fichtner, Grace (Lorne) Kopeck, Joan (Tex) Schirrschmidt, Ruth (Hector) Derow; sisters-in-law Lillian Mc Pherson and Betty Breitkreuz as well as many nieces and nephews.
Due to Covid 19 restrictions a private family service is being held. The service will be live streamed starting at 9:55 http://www.facebook.com/christiesfuneralhome Click on to this link to view the service.
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