Helen Bueckert

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Helen Bueckert died Oct. 29, 2008. She was born May 1, 1938 near Glenbush, Sask., to John C. and Helen Epp. At 19, she was baptized on confession of her faith at Hoffnungsfelder Church in Glenbush. In fall 1961, she moved to Rosthern to work at the Mennonite Youth Farm. There she met Bill Bueckert, whom she married on April 21, 1963. After some years in Rosthern, they made their home in Waldheim, Sask. Helen had a passion for people; next to her relationship with God, her family was of the utmost importance. Helen enjoyed time spent with friends at Ladies Circle, volunteering at the Clothes Basket, and helping with nursery care for the mom’s program. Predeceased by 3 step-siblings; Helen is mourned by Bill; children Sam (Christine), Kenneth, Harvey, Elsie (Terry) Hack, Verna (Ron) Quiring; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 8 siblings; 9 step-siblings. The funeral was Nov. 1 at Waldheim MB Church.

  • Birth: May 1, 1938
  • Birthplace:
    Glenbush, Saskatchewan
  • Death: October 29, 2008

  • Parents:
    John C. and Helen Epp
  • Married:
    Bill Bueckert, April 21, 1963
  • Family:
    Children Sam (Christine), Kenneth, Harvey, Elsie (Terry) Hack, Verna (Ron) Quiring; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren
  • Baptism:
    1957, Hoffnungsfelder Church in Glenbush