Helen Loewen died Nov. 5, 2009. She was born Mar. 26, 1935 in Foxwarren, Man. to David and Anna Loewen. Helen accepted Jesus as Saviour at 13. She was later baptized, becoming a lifelong member of Justice (Man.) MB Church, where she was very involved. She worked several jobs before choosing her career as an optometric technician. Just prior to retirement in 1998, Helen began an 11-year battle with cancer. Her faith sustained her throughout those trying years. Predeceased by 2 brothers, 1 sister, and 1 brother-in-law; Helen is mourned by siblings Anne Kroeker, Henry (Katie), Martha (John) Penner, Mary (John) Penner, Aggie (Eldon) Stobbe; brother-in-law Jake (Hilda) Heinrichs, sisters-in-law Mardy and Helen; nieces and nephews.