John A. Wiebe

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

John grew up with Sunday school and family devotions. He accepted Jesus as Saviour at an evangelistic meeting Dec. 3, 1939. His father’s health deteriorated after the family’s move…

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Martha Derksen

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Martha cherished memories of her schoolhouse. She was part of the first graduating class of Eden High School, St. Catharines, Ont., in 1948. She grew up working on…

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Tina Derksen

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Tina’s family immigrated to Canada in 1926, settling on a farm in Newton Siding, Man., where Tina’s father pastored the MB church. He led Tina to the Lord…

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Susie Ann Gutwin

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Susie attended University of Saskatchewan and earned a 2-year teaching certificate. She taught at Oman School, Swift Current, for 2 years until her children came. She tended to…

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Eva Esau

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

When she was growing up, Eva’s family didn’t have much food, but God provided. She enjoyed fishing with her siblings. The family moved to Winnipegosis, Man., in 1938,…

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Henry Jacob Peters

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Henry’s family immigrated to Canada in 1925, settling in Saskatchewan. In 1929, they moved to Pitt Meadows, B.C., where Henry lived until WWII. Henry was a conscientious objector….

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Evelyn (Evie) Alma Redekop

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The first member to accept Jesus as Saviour, Evie led others in her family to Christ. In 1951, she became a bookkeeper for SIM in Nigeria. Because of…

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David Peter Giesbrecht

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

With his parents’ guidance, Dave became a Christian as a teen. He and Anne were charter members of Killarney Park and Richmond Bethel churches, where he served God…

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Peter Derksen

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Peter was the youngest of 11 children (4 of whom died in infancy). His family immigrated to Canada in 1927, settling on a farm in Boissevain, Man. He…

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Jacob Abram Dick

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Jake grew up during the Depression on a farm near Glenbush, Sask. After chores, he’d explore the sloughs and bushes near their home. He learned young to identify…

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Melane Gunther

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Melane grew up with a large extended family on the farm in Landmark, Man. She met Peter at Prairie Rose EMC. A founding member of Abbotsford Community Church,…

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Edna Marie Berg

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Edna accepted Jesus as Saviour at 13 at Sand Beach Bible Camp. During high school, she experienced revival in Waldheim. After graduating, Edna worked in the Saskatoon sanatorium….

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Olga Rose Hodel

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

When she was 2, Olga lost her mother, and at 10, was adopted. She accepted Jesus as Saviour at 18. Isaiah 53:5–6 was important to her. Her family…

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Charlotte Helen (Lepp) Klassen

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Charlotte accepted Jesus as Saviour at Bible camp. She attended Bethany Bible Institute, Hepburn, Sask., where she met John, with whom she would share 48 years. After growing…

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Mary Penner

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

When Mary was 4, her family immigrated to Canada, settling in Beechy, Sask. She had to wait to start school until age 8, when her younger brother no…

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