Erna Reimer

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

When Erna was 2, her family became missionaries in Bololo, DR Congo, among the Dengese people. The family settled in Winnipeg in 1938 and in Yarrow, B.C., in…

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Katherine (Kit) Janzen

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

In her youth, Kit trusted Christ for salvation and was baptized. Her family farmed in northern Saskatchewan until their home burned down when she was 15. They moved…

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Kurt Guenther

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Kurt enjoyed attending Camp Arnes and growing up in Winnipeg with the river in his backyard. He loved boating and water sports, especially teaching others to ski and…

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George Lorne Braun

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

George was born to godly parents. He accepted Jesus as Saviour at 17. He attended Bethany Bible Institute, Hepburn, Sask., and MB Bible College, Winnipeg. He married his…

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John Philip Daum

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

John’s family moved the farm to Calder, Sask., where he worked the farm and blacksmith shop alongside his father and siblings. He also worked for neighbouring farms, where…

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Walter Dirks

Friday, September 1, 2017

Walter and Marie made their home in Black Creek, B.C. He was ordained to pastoral ministry in 1954. For 45 years, he joyfully served the Lord in Black…

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Freda Teichrob

Friday, September 1, 2017

Freda was orphaned at 14 during WWII. She supported herself so she could attend Canadian Bible Institute, Regina. Freda and Henry lived in Caronport, Sask., Regina and Abbotsford,…

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Norman William Jantzen

Friday, September 1, 2017

When Norm was 17, a sermon and the song “If I gained the world but lost the Saviour, would my life be worth living for a day?” challenged…

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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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