Louise Berg

Friday, September 1, 2017

Louise worked in Vancouver and retired to a condo in Elmwood Manor, Abbotsford, B.C. She joined Clearbrook MB Church, where she taught the special education Sunday school class….

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Abe Thiessen

Friday, September 1, 2017

When Abe was 6 months, his family fled persecution to Canada, settling in Alberta during the Depression. In 1937, they set up a fruit farm near Jordan Station,…

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Leonard Wilbert Loewen

Friday, September 1, 2017

At 18, Leonard drove Caterpillar for the rural municipality of Round Hill, Sask., and gave half his cheque to his dad for a quarter of land. He drove…

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Brenda J. Klassen

Friday, September 1, 2017

Brenda’s family moved to a farm outside Killarney in 1963. In 1975, Brenda completed her teaching certificate from Brandon University and married Ken. She taught 3 years in…

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Regg Borne

Friday, September 1, 2017

Regg was diagnosed with Fragile X in 1977. He attended preschool and then special needs classes until age 19. He enjoyed excellent teachers and teacher’s assistants. After grad,…

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Jacob Funk

Friday, September 1, 2017

Jacob’s father died when Jacob was 2. In 1943, his family left their homeland on The Great Trek. At 13, he was drafted into the German Country Service…

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Eric Peter Klippenstein

Friday, September 1, 2017

Eric’s father died a week before Eric’s birth. When he was 9, his mother remarried. As a child, he enjoyed playing pranks. The family moved to Brazil and…

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Henry Alexander Baerg

Friday, September 1, 2017

Henry spent his life farming. He served the RM of Laird (Sask.) #404 as councillor for 6 years, followed by 45 years as reeve. Henry became a member…

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Ernest (Ernie) Friesen

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Ernie had a long career for Block Bros. Realty. Ernie and Rita rededicated their lives to God in 1974, and on an Israel trip, were baptized in the…

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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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