Johannes Scheibler was born in Germany and lived under Hitler and the Communists in the Soviet occupied East Germany.
1949 - He fled to free Berlin. Did not finish grade 11 in Germany.
1952 - Married to Inge.
1955- Immigrated to Canada and lived in Winnipeg, MB
1960 - Bought a farm in the Stratton, Ont.
1965 - In addition to farming, worked for the CNR maintaining the track. Served as maintenance foreman for several years.
1986 - Due to a back injury took early retirement.
Johannes and Inge raised 11 children. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren are added to their ever growing family.
His desire for this riding -- Thunder Bay - Rainy River -- is:
"That we are ruled by God's laws, live peacefully with everybody and as a result, live happier, more fulfilled lives."