Anna Klassen


Anna Klassen died May 8, 2009. She was born Jan. 14, 1925 in Nordheim, Russia to Heinrich and Anna Unger. Her family migrated to Coaldale, Alta., in 1927, then was one of the first Mennonite families to settle in Black Creek, B.C., in 1934. Anna was baptized in her teens and was an active member of Black Creek MB Church. For years, she hosted a weekly ladies prayer meeting. Her Bible was filled with the names of former Sunday school students for whom she prayed. Anna and her husband Peter Klassen served on the catering committee and were faithful supporters of many missionaries. She is remembered as a great cook, storyteller, prayer warrior, and friend to all ages. Predeceased by Peter in 1995; 2 brothers; Anna is mourned by children Ella (Theo) Neuhauser, James (Sherry), Violet (Ken) Falk; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters.

  • Birth: January 14, 1925
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  • Death: May 8, 2009

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