Mathilde Machel Obituary

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In Memory of

Mathilde (Mueller) Machel

July 30, 1925 - December 3, 2010
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Mathilde Edeltraud (Tilly) Machel (Mueller) was born into this world on July 30, 1925 in Bredtheim Poland (now Ukraine), and entered into eternal life on December 3, 2010. Tilly was predeceased by her husband, Fritz, her parents, Philipp and Wilhelmine Mueller, her brothers Hans and Philipp and sister Karoline, also granddaughter Marie Hope. She also mourned the loss of a great-grandchild and was overjoyed at becoming a great-grandmother many times over. She is survived by her three daughters and son-in-laws: Udi and Jeff Scott of Kitchener; Iris and Ulf Schneider of Berlin, Germany; Renate and Harald Tomesch of Bayside, Wisconsin as well...
Mathilde Edeltraud (Tilly) Machel (Mueller) was born into this world on July 30, 1925 in Bredtheim Poland (now Ukraine), and entered into eternal life on December 3, 2010. Tilly was predeceased by her husband, Fritz, her parents, Philipp and Wilhelmine Mueller, her brothers Hans and Philipp and sister Karoline, also granddaughter Marie Hope. She also mourned the loss of a great-grandchild and was overjoyed at becoming a great-grandmother many times over. She is survived by her three daughters and son-in-laws: Udi and Jeff Scott of Kitchener; Iris and Ulf Schneider of Berlin, Germany; Renate and Harald Tomesch of Bayside, Wisconsin as well as grandchildren: Sarah & Reuben Fernandes; Stephanie & David Zakel; Susi & Chris Bruer; Markus, Christina, Thomas Schneider; Natalie &Tobias Nieminen; Katie & Dustin Krystowiak; Jordan and Laine Tomesch. Tilly is also survived by sisters-in-law Lydia Miller, Lydia Rosenau and many nieces and nephews.
Tilly was an active member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Kitchener where she was well known for making noodles and Christmas cookies for Mission fund-raising events. She also provided and supervised the many apple pies for Christ Lutheran School and St. Paul's youth group fundraisers. Tilly was known for her loving kindness and hospitality. She was well-known for her culinary delights everywhere she lived and travelled: Berlin, Edmonton, Milwaukee, and in Kitchener-Waterloo.
The family wishes to thank especially Pastor Joe Das and Pastor Mark Hartburg for their visits which she enjoyed tremendously. Also, thanks to her caring nurses, Leah and Paula, the many personal support workers , her wonderful doctors: Dr. Heather Dixon, Dr. Alex Wang, Dr. Todd Porter and Dr. Kelleher.
I know that my Redeemer lives. What a great comfort that is.
Tilly's family will receive friends and relatives at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home and Chapel, (51 Benton at Church St.) Kitchener on Monday from 7-9 pm, and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
Funeral service will be held at Bethel Lutheran Church (47 Sheldon Ave. N.) Kitchener, on Wednesday at 11am with Rev. Joe Das officiating.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church or Historic St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church by calling the funeral home at 519-742-4481 or visit www.schreitersandrockfuneralhome.com

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