Henry H. Epp


Henry H. Epp died Sept. 9, 2009 at 94. He was born Jan. 14, 1915 near Waldheim, Sask. to the Henry M. Epps. In 1924, Henry accepted the Lord during evangelistic tent meetings led by Paul Smith and Melvin Dixon. He was baptized in the North Saskatchewan River 5 years later. Henry married Selma Harder in Borden, Sask., Sept. 29, 1939. He was ordained into ministry in 1941. In 1959, Henry was appointed the first MB conference evangelist, a position he held until 1964. He then pastored Nutana (now Forest Grove) Church in Saskatoon, and the MB church in Tofield, Alta. In 1976, Henry became chaplain and administrator for Menno Court in Vancouver. After a heart attack in 1998, Henry became weaker each year. Predeceased by Selma, and all his siblings; Henry is survived by children Sharon (Trevor Hood), Patricia (Arden) Adrian, Murray (Jane), Doug (Sandy); 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. The memorial service was at Bakerview MB Church, Abbotsford, B.C.

  • Birth: January 14, 1915
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  • Death: September 9, 2009

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