Dietrich Steinmann

September 24, 1941 - September 18, 2020


September 24, 1941 – September 18, 2020


With great sorrow, we announce the passing of Dietrich (Dieter, Dick, D), who passed away peacefully on Friday, September 18, 2020 at the lake in St. Laurent, Manitoba as per his wishes.

He leaves behind the love of his life Irene Caron, his family Craig (Kelly); Andrew (Shawndy); Martial (Lina) and Jolene (Joe) and grandchildren Nathaniel; Caleb; Austin; Taylor and Logan, brother Manfred (Karen), and many nieces and nephews.

Dietrich was predeceased by his parents Otto and Pauline Steinmann and brother Valentin.

Dietrich came to Canada from Switzerland in 1953 and grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  He retired after 25 years as a Technical Engineering Officer for the government. He then became owner of the Downs Motor Inn for 10 years. He enjoyed fishing and bowling with his friends and having good food and wine with family and friends.

At Dietrich’s request, no service will be held.  Cremation will take place.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Red Cross or the Salvation Army.