Klassen Funeral Home

1897 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg, MB


Charlain 'Char' Vanderhyde

18 agosto , 19347 julio , 2019
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Forever Remembered

It is with profound sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Charlain (Char) Vanderhyde at the Donwood Manor Personal Care Home on July 7, 2019. Char was surrounded by her loving husband of 63 years Larry and her five children, son Todd Vanderhyde and his wife Alanna residing in Winnipeg, Teri Bristol residing in Virginia, Troy Vanderhyde residing in Texas, Tony Vanderhyde residing in Arizona and Tim Vanderhyde and his wife Sheila residing in Winnipeg. Char was also a proud grandmother to Ashley, Alex, Tyler, Cassidy, Brittany, Brianne, Dustin and Connor.

Char was born in Madison Minnesota on August 18, 1934. She attended High School in Kenyon, Minnesota where Char and Larry fell in love. Char and Larry were married on March 31, 1956 in Waukegan, Illinois while Larry was serving in the U.S. Army. One day after their wedding, Larry was ordered to Korea for 16 months. Sixty three years of love and wonderful times followed.

Char was predeceased by 10 brothers and sisters and is survived by her brother Larry McLagan residing in Owatonna, Minnesota.

Char is fondly remembered for her love of her family and her many amazing abilities. Char was a fantastic cook, and skilled in many crafts including quilting, sewing, carving and painting. Char loved the outdoors and had many happy times camping and fishing with her family and husband Larry.

The family wishes to extend their most sincere thanks to the many dedicated staff at Donwood Manor Personal Care Home where Char spent two years and four months being cared for on 2 North.

Char, nothing can express the sadness of your husband Larry and your five wonderful and loving children. We love you Char and will be with you soon.

A Celebration of Char’s life will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 12 at Klassen Funeral Home, 1897 Henderson Hwy.

Donations can be made in Char’s name to the Donwood Manor Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Society.


  • Donwood Manor Foundation
  • The Alzheimer's Society


  • Service of Remembrance viernes, 12 julio , 2019


Charlain 'Char' Vanderhyde


Kris Kattner

13 julio , 2019

Troy, my deepest condolences for the loss of your mother.

-Kris Kattner

Ashley Bristol

12 julio , 2019

Grandma, we love you and miss you so much. ❤️

Angelia Miller

11 julio , 2019

Although I did not personally know your mother, I know by the great man you are, she was a very caring, loving mother.
My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time.


Elaine Gregorich

10 julio , 2019

Condolences to the family

Nathan Loera

10 julio , 2019

Troy, sorry for the loss of your mom.

Nathan Gregorich Loera

Andrew Gregorich

10 julio , 2019

Sorry for your loss, to you and your family, Troy.

Sophia Kattner

9 julio , 2019

Troy, I'm sorry for losing your mom.

Brian Kattner

Alex Bristol

9 julio , 2019

Grandma Char’s impact upon our lives feels magnified after her passing. May we carry her memories forward, forever comforted by her divine presence.

-Alex Bristol

Sophia Kattner

9 julio , 2019

Troy, my sincere condolences to you,
sweetheart, to your Dad, brothers and sister.

You and your family are in my thoughts, I pray that God gives you all the strength to get through this difficult time.

Rest in peace Mrs Vanderhyde.