Guenter Walter Manthei died peacefully at Trillium Hospital after a brief illness on August 31, 2023. Guenter is pre-deceased October 2022, by his loving wife Eleanor Manthei (nee Tulloch). He was married to sweet Eleanor for 66 years.
Guenter was born in Danzig Germany in 1926, to parents Elvira and Walter Manthei. He is predeceased by his parents, brother Horst (Eva) and infant sister Irmgard, He is survived by brother in law, Duane Tulloch and sister in law Sandra.
Loving father to Mark (Gina), Ingrid, (John), and Peter. Loving grandpa to Lauren, Hannah, Clayton, Georgie and Maggie. Will be missed by cherished nieces, Immie, Renate, Nancy, Mary (RJ) Bronwyn (Jim) and Kate (Nick) Tulloch, Andrew and Craig Bristol. Sadly predeceased by nephews Frank Manthei and Matthew Tulloch, and niece Maryann Manthei.
Guenter was a truly special person who devoted his life to his family, especially dear Eleanor.
He retired in 1991, after working for CN for 35 years as a locomotive engineer. He loved travel, gardening and winemaking. His nickname was Mr. Fix it. Guenter was a wonderful Dad and Grandpa. He was a true gentleman who was kind, loving and patient to all.
Special thanks to June and Janice, and the caring Trillium nurses, from CCU, Cardiology and the Moir Centre. We are forever grateful for their care and compassion.
Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West., Etobicoke (between Kipling & Islington Aves.) on Wednesday from 4- 8 pm. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 11 am. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery.
For those who wish, donations to Heart and Stroke Association would be appreciated.