Herman Edwin Berg

Friday, June 30, 2017

Herman and Esther lived in Rose Valley, Waldheim, Hepburn, Hague and Elbow, Sask., Portage la Prairie, Man., and Germany. Herman’s students gave him high marks as a teacher….

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Helen (Toews) Giesbrecht

Friday, June 30, 2017

Helen’s family settled on a farm in Watrous, Sask., then moved to B.C. in 1946. Helen accepted Jesus into her life at 14. She studied at Yarrow (B.C.)…

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Margaret (Dyck) Gerlach

Friday, June 30, 2017

Margaret’s family immigrated to Canada in 1926, arriving in Quebec City on the Minnedosa. At 16, she worked as a housekeeper in Winnipeg. Margaret and Anton raised their…

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Helmut Cornelius Schroeder

Friday, June 30, 2017

Helmut accepted Christ as Saviour at evangelistic meetings at 9. He met Nettie at Prairie Bible Institute, Three Hills, Alta. They taught together in Kitwancool and Kitwanga, B.C….

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John Milton Braun

Friday, June 30, 2017

John’s family moved to Vancouver in 1953. In his youth, John enjoyed playing baseball and hockey and singing in quartets and choirs. He served the Anmour Sunday school…

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Walter James Thiessen

Friday, June 30, 2017

Walter grew up on a farm near Greenfarm, Sask. He attended Herbert Bible School and a year of auto body mechanic training in Moose Jaw, Sask. While he…

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Lena Woodmass

Friday, June 30, 2017

Lena was all about relationships; her most important one was with Jesus. Her family immigrated to Canada when she was 15. Lena referred to her late teen years…

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Margaret Friesen

Friday, June 30, 2017

Margaret spent a happy childhood on the farm south of Lena, Man. She began her education at the Plum Hollow School and then graduated from Mennonite Collegiate Institute,…

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Harold Pauls

Friday, June 30, 2017

As a youth, Harold drove tractors, trucks and machinery on the farm. He won blue ribbon prizes at 4H. He loved to play hockey and got a team…

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David Carl Schmidt

Friday, June 30, 2017

Dave became a Christian at 16. In his teens, he began a career in beekeeping. Dave planted his dad’s crop the year his father died. Dave ran both…

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Catherine Ann Reimer

Friday, June 30, 2017

Catherine grew up in Winnipeg. Her father died when she was 11. In 1946, her mother remarried and moved the family to a farm in Greendale, B.C. Catherine…

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Helen Krahn

Friday, June 30, 2017

Helen worked hard on the farm in Abbotsford, B.C. She completed Grade 9 at Philip Sheffield School. She worked as a clerk at Modern Markets. Helen and David…

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Sara Ens

Friday, June 30, 2017

When Sara was young, her mother fell of a runaway buggy and never recovered. She died 6 years later. Sara’s father remarried soon afterward. After 7 years of…

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Viola Selma Ratzlaff

Friday, June 30, 2017

Viola began school in Main Centre, Sask. The family moved to B.C. in 1940. Viola graduated from Mennonite Educational Institute (MEI) in Abbotsford and normal school in Vancouver….

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Mary Martens

Friday, June 30, 2017

Mary’s mother died when Mary was three. Her father remarried. In 1926, because of the Russian revolution, the family immigrated to Canada, settling near Manitou, Man. At 11, after attending…

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