Isaak “Ike” Peters Wiebe, 71, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 17, 2019.
Born in Winkler, Manitoba, Canada, on May 13, 1948, he was the son of Jacob Wiebe and Helena (Peters) Wiebe. Ike was the owner and contractor for All Phase Roofing and Remodeling as well as running Muddy Water Marina for 4 years. He was a German Mennonite and the eldest of 9 children. Ike was known for his honest work and liked to spend his off time hunting, fishing, and cooking for his family and gatherings. Everyone referred to him as John Wayne reincarnated. He may have been born in Canada, but got to Texas as fast as he could in 1969. Ike was very loved by his family and friends will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Helena Wiebe; and 3 siblings.
Ike is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Lynn Wiebe; children, Scherrie Wiebe and James Scott, of Lake Charles, Glenn Rigney and Lawanna, of Odessa, Traci McClure and Mark, of Snyder, Jake Wiebe and Tobe, of Edmonton, Canada, Susan Wiebe, Helena Wiebe, Maria Wiebe, and Lisa Wiebe, all of Alberta, Canada; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 5 siblings.
Cremation will be under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association at PO Box 41125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125 or to the American Lung Association at Donation Processing Center PO Box 7000 Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001.