Henry Peters

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Henry and Helen farmed in Manitoba until 1978. The family moved to Columbia Bible Camp, B.C., where Henry was maintenance man for 2 years. Next, he sold cars…

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Susan Lepp

Saturday, December 31, 2016

When Susan was 8, the family immigrated to Canada. The trip took 39 days, 6 trains and 2 steamships. Relatives in Gretna, Man., took them in. A year later…

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Kelly Darlene Pauls

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Kelly was adopted at 1 month. She accepted Jesus as Saviour at 8. Kelly grew up on the farm at Osborne, Man. She attended Caronport (Sask.) High School…

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Ed Wiens

Saturday, December 31, 2016

At 14, when he heard Henry Epp preach at Borden MB Church, Ed professed faith. Ed’s family moved to a strawberry farm in Langley, B.C., in 1946. Ed…

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Alice Siemens

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Alice was a sickly child, unable to attend school or make friends. Her attempt to attend Good Shepherd School ended with disappointment. Alice lived happily on the farm…

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Nellie Rogalsky

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Nellie worked in the office of the collective until WWII. In 1941, her family was at the train station, about to be sent to Siberia, when the German…

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(Arlin) Glen Lovell

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Glen attended school in Touchwood and Wishart, Sask. He enjoyed army cadets, which gave him an interest in flying. He moved to Saskatoon, where he met Christine. Glen…

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Peter Eric Kehler

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Peter graduated from Mennonite Educational Institute, Abbotsford, and became a licensed auto mechanic, specializing in Volkswagens. He began his own welding business, Mount Lehman Ornamental Iron. Fostering relationships with…

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Mary Magdalene Heidebrecht

Saturday, December 31, 2016

When Mary was 14, her family moved to St. Catharines, Ont. On her parents’ fruit farm, she learned to work hard. Mary accepted Jesus as Saviour at an…

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Hedwig (Hedy) Winter

Saturday, December 31, 2016

At 4, when Hedy’s father was sent to a Siberian prison camp, God became her father. To escape the Russian army, her family fled to Germany in 1943….

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Sandra (Sandy) Lynn Dick

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Growing up in Port Weller, Ont., Sandy loved the water. She met David at Fairview’s youth group. In 1975, she followed him to Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kan., and…

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Alfred John Huebert

Saturday, December 31, 2016

As a child, Alf became a follower of Jesus, and the Bible was his guide for life. He met Marlene at University of Saskatchewan. Alf practised law in…

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Abraham E. Peters

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Abe was born on the family farm and lived there all his life, except the years he attended MB Collegiate Institute and University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. He…

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Jacob P. Thiessen

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Jake’s family immigrated to Canada in 1926, settling first in Manitoba, then in Coaldale in 1935. Jake grew up on the farm and attended Coaldale Bible School. During…

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Helmut T. Janzen

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Helmut’s first commitment was to Jesus, whom he loved to serve. He did everything with passion and joy. While studying at MB Bible College (now CMU), in Winnipeg,…

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