Elfrieda Poetker

Monday, May 1, 2017

Elfrieda was a teacher for more than 29 years, taking a 10-year break to raise her children. She met Peter at church. They enjoyed travelling. Elfrieda volunteered for…

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Helene Neufeld

Monday, May 1, 2017

When she was 4, Helene’s family immigrated to Canada, settling in Niverville, Man. At Carmichael Elementary, she learned to memorize Scripture. She earned a week at a Canadian…

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Elfrieda (Kopp) Braun

Monday, May 1, 2017

Frieda’s family moved to Yarrow, B.C., in 1943 and to Vancouver in 1954. She met Rudy at Vancouver MB Church. In the 1970s, Rudy and Frieda were both…

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Pauline (Paula) Rosa Bovair

Monday, May 1, 2017

Paula lived near Medstead, Sask., all her life. She became a study supervisor, working in the school when no teachers were available. Paula and Jim were married a…

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Elizabeth Sawatsky

Monday, May 1, 2017

Elizabeth’s fami­­­ly immigrated to Canada in 1928, settling near Fairholm, Sask. She enjoyed math at Jackpine School, but she was happy to stop at Grade 6 and work…

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Erika Falk

Monday, May 1, 2017

Erika and Ben raised their children in Black Creek, B.C. They moved to Abbotsford, B.C., in 1980 to be closer to grandchildren. They were active in Central Height…

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Elizabeth (Beth) Funk

Monday, May 1, 2017

Beth loved Jesus and served him enthusiastically at Killarney Park MB Church, the MCC thrift shop and Ten Thousand Villages, including off-site sales. Her family will carry on…

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Elfrieda Korneyevna Friesen

Monday, May 1, 2017

Frieda walked to school with her father, singing songs that sustained her faith until the end of life. Her parents’ prayer life made an early and strong impression….

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John A. Wiebe

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

John grew up with Sunday school and family devotions. He accepted Jesus as Saviour at an evangelistic meeting Dec. 3, 1939. His father’s health deteriorated after the family’s move…

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Tina Derksen

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Tina’s family immigrated to Canada in 1926, settling on a farm in Newton Siding, Man., where Tina’s father pastored the MB church. He led Tina to the Lord…

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Martha Derksen

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Martha cherished memories of her schoolhouse. She was part of the first graduating class of Eden High School, St. Catharines, Ont., in 1948. She grew up working on…

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Susie Ann Gutwin

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Susie attended University of Saskatchewan and earned a 2-year teaching certificate. She taught at Oman School, Swift Current, for 2 years until her children came. She tended to…

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Eva Esau

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

When she was growing up, Eva’s family didn’t have much food, but God provided. She enjoyed fishing with her siblings. The family moved to Winnipegosis, Man., in 1938,…

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Henry Jacob Peters

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Henry’s family immigrated to Canada in 1925, settling in Saskatchewan. In 1929, they moved to Pitt Meadows, B.C., where Henry lived until WWII. Henry was a conscientious objector….

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Evelyn (Evie) Alma Redekop

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The first member to accept Jesus as Saviour, Evie led others in her family to Christ. In 1951, she became a bookkeeper for SIM in Nigeria. Because of…

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