John Goossen

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

John (born Yvan) devoted himself to his Christian faith, which permeated every facet of his life. When John was 12, Chinese and Russian officials arrested his father; the…

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Helmut Bernhard Janz

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Helmut was raised in a loving Christian family. His school years were interrupted by WWII. The family fled to West Germany, leaving their precious homeland and all their…

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Anne Siebert

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Anne grew up helping her dad on the farm in Glenwood, Alta. At 16, she was a housekeeper and nanny for a doctor in Pincher Creek, Alta. At…

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Ruth Schulz

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Ruth grew up in Yarrow, B.C., and Kitchener and Leamington, Ont. She attended Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C., where she met Dave. With degrees in education and music,…

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Helen Welsh

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

At 10, Helen committed her life to serving the Lord. John 6:37 confirmed her decision. The family had “a family altar” after meals, when they would read the…

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Henry Peters

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Henry and Helen farmed in Manitoba until 1978. The family moved to Columbia Bible Camp, B.C., where Henry was maintenance man for 2 years. Next, he sold cars…

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Susan Lepp

Saturday, December 31, 2016

When Susan was 8, the family immigrated to Canada. The trip took 39 days, 6 trains and 2 steamships. Relatives in Gretna, Man., took them in. A year later…

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Kelly Darlene Pauls

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Kelly was adopted at 1 month. She accepted Jesus as Saviour at 8. Kelly grew up on the farm at Osborne, Man. She attended Caronport (Sask.) High School…

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Ed Wiens

Saturday, December 31, 2016

At 14, when he heard Henry Epp preach at Borden MB Church, Ed professed faith. Ed’s family moved to a strawberry farm in Langley, B.C., in 1946. Ed…

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Alice Siemens

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Alice was a sickly child, unable to attend school or make friends. Her attempt to attend Good Shepherd School ended with disappointment. Alice lived happily on the farm…

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Nellie Rogalsky

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Nellie worked in the office of the collective until WWII. In 1941, her family was at the train station, about to be sent to Siberia, when the German…

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(Arlin) Glen Lovell

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Glen attended school in Touchwood and Wishart, Sask. He enjoyed army cadets, which gave him an interest in flying. He moved to Saskatoon, where he met Christine. Glen…

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Peter Eric Kehler

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Peter graduated from Mennonite Educational Institute, Abbotsford, and became a licensed auto mechanic, specializing in Volkswagens. He began his own welding business, Mount Lehman Ornamental Iron. Fostering relationships with…

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Mary Magdalene Heidebrecht

Saturday, December 31, 2016

When Mary was 14, her family moved to St. Catharines, Ont. On her parents’ fruit farm, she learned to work hard. Mary accepted Jesus as Saviour at an…

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Hedwig (Hedy) Winter

Saturday, December 31, 2016

At 4, when Hedy’s father was sent to a Siberian prison camp, God became her father. To escape the Russian army, her family fled to Germany in 1943….

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