David Schulz

Friday, June 30, 2017

David grew up in Lethbridge, Alta. His mother died when he was 6. David accepted Jesus as Saviour, and remained a devoted follower. His family bought a dairy…

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Norman Gitzel

Friday, June 30, 2017

Norm grew up on a mixed farm where he learned many skills. He loved the outdoors: hunting, trapping and fishing, particularly with his uncle Rudolph. The Gitzel siblings’…

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Helen (Lena) Wall

Friday, June 30, 2017

As a child, Helen came to Canada with her family, settling in Namaka, Alta., where her dad was pastor. After their marriage, Helen and Peter moved to Readymade,…

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Elizabeth Thiessen

Friday, June 30, 2017

After Elizabeth’s family moved to a farm in Gem, Alta., she met George. Elizabeth and George moved to Krispiox, Alta. When her first child died at 2 weeks,…

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Isaac Goertz

Friday, June 30, 2017

Isaac’s family immigrated to Canada in 1929, settling in Arnaud, Man., where Isaac farmed with his father. In 1942, he accepted Jesus as Saviour in an evangelistic meeting….

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John J. Dyck

Friday, June 30, 2017

In John’s youth, he enjoyed playing and watching sports, driving coal, lumber and delivery trucks, and getting into mischief with his brothers and friends. While running the farm…

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Herman Edwin Berg

Friday, June 30, 2017

Herman and Esther lived in Rose Valley, Waldheim, Hepburn, Hague and Elbow, Sask., Portage la Prairie, Man., and Germany. Herman’s students gave him high marks as a teacher….

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Helen (Toews) Giesbrecht

Friday, June 30, 2017

Helen’s family settled on a farm in Watrous, Sask., then moved to B.C. in 1946. Helen accepted Jesus into her life at 14. She studied at Yarrow (B.C.)…

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Margaret (Dyck) Gerlach

Friday, June 30, 2017

Margaret’s family immigrated to Canada in 1926, arriving in Quebec City on the Minnedosa. At 16, she worked as a housekeeper in Winnipeg. Margaret and Anton raised their…

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Helmut Cornelius Schroeder

Friday, June 30, 2017

Helmut accepted Christ as Saviour at evangelistic meetings at 9. He met Nettie at Prairie Bible Institute, Three Hills, Alta. They taught together in Kitwancool and Kitwanga, B.C….

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John Milton Braun

Friday, June 30, 2017

John’s family moved to Vancouver in 1953. In his youth, John enjoyed playing baseball and hockey and singing in quartets and choirs. He served the Anmour Sunday school…

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Walter James Thiessen

Friday, June 30, 2017

Walter grew up on a farm near Greenfarm, Sask. He attended Herbert Bible School and a year of auto body mechanic training in Moose Jaw, Sask. While he…

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Lena Woodmass

Friday, June 30, 2017

Lena was all about relationships; her most important one was with Jesus. Her family immigrated to Canada when she was 15. Lena referred to her late teen years…

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Margaret Friesen

Friday, June 30, 2017

Margaret spent a happy childhood on the farm south of Lena, Man. She began her education at the Plum Hollow School and then graduated from Mennonite Collegiate Institute,…

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Harold Pauls

Friday, June 30, 2017

As a youth, Harold drove tractors, trucks and machinery on the farm. He won blue ribbon prizes at 4H. He loved to play hockey and got a team…

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