Cheryl Hiebert
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March 12, 1958 - March 3 2021 We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our dear sister, Cheryl Hiebert, on March 3. Words are sadly lacking to express how much she meant to her family and how unfairly the present circumstances have conspired to keep us apart for the past year. Cherished daughter of Victor Hiebert and his late wife Alyce. Beloved sister to Philip and Cynthia (Ludwik) and fascinating Auntie to Gabriel and Isabelle. Friends for life with cousin Kathryn Siemens (Ken). Cheryl lived in Manitoba for fourteen years, completing an undergraduate degree in education as well as a teaching degree in Winnipeg . Her first teaching gig was further north in an elementary school in South Indian Lake. She later studied to be a library technician but found herself teaching again in Ontario; this time in high school. Cheryl enjoyed playing on a softball team as well as concerts at the Hillside Festival. She loved painting landscapes, reading, and when she was younger, she loved to travel. She never lost her appreciation for learning new things, and loved to discuss ideas around the family dinner table where no topic was off the table and politics and religion were often debated. Young onset dementia changed her life dramatically but the sweetness of her spirit shone brightly through the fog, as did her courage. Those lucky enough to cross paths with Cheryl were always greeted with a smile and a friendly word. We will miss you forever, Cheryl, and can't believe you are gone. A small funeral will be held on March 6 with a larger memorial planned for when we can safely gather.

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Published in Waterloo Region Record from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2021.
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March 10, 2021
I am so utterly sorry to know of Cheryl's death, especially knowing how difficult the circumstances were, which surrounded her passing. Courage, peace and inner strength to each of you -- her father, sister, brother, niece and nephew!
Carol Ann Weaver
Friend
March 8, 2021
We have fond memories of Cheryl from BMC gatherings. Our condolences.
Colleen Lichti & Kathy Sickle
Acquaintance
March 8, 2021
Cheryl always greeted you with a smile and a quiet friendly hello while teaching at KCI. Soft spoken and kind to the kids.
Rob Parent
Coworker
March 6, 2021
So so sad to hear of Cheryl’s passing. Our deepest condolences to you. You are in our thoughts and in our prayers.
Love from Cindy and John
Cindy Steffy
Friend
March 5, 2021
Dear Vic and family. Please accept our sincerest condolences. We are heart sick with this sad news. Thinking of your family and sending love.
The Boland Family
Lynn Boland Richardson
Neighbor
March 5, 2021
Beautiful smile as always and will always be remembered. My condolences to your family on your loss.
Deb Ash
Acquaintance
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