Sarah Letkeman


Sarah (Sally) Letkeman died Dec. 10, 2009. She was born June 13, 1928 in Aberdeen, Sask. to John and Margaret Letkeman. Education was very important to her. Shortly after graduation from high school, she began teaching in Gibbs, Sask. Sally studied at Pacific Bible Institute in Fresno, Cal., from 1949–1952. During her time in Cal., she confirmed her acceptance of Jesus into her heart and was baptized in Dinuba (Cal.) MB Church on Aug. 28, 1949. No matter where Sally lived, whether teaching or studying, she always attended music practices and taught Sunday school and music to children. She went to normal school in B.C. in 1954. She taught in Hazelton, B.C., for several years, then worked as a secretary at Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver. From 1963 to retirement in 1989, she taught primary grades in the Coquitlam school district. Her last years were spent teaching ESL. She attended Willingdon Church and was active in several music and singles ministries. Bakerview MB Church became her home congregation after retirement. She enjoyed travelling in her retirement, included visiting missionaries. In 2000, Sally suffered a stroke with several more following. Predeceased by siblings Agnes Niessen, George Letkeman, Helen Telford, Mary Dyck, Margaret Neufeld, and Henry Letkeman; Sally is mourned by siblings John (Margaret), Dave (Edna), Beth (Tom) Patterson, Rosella Mitchell; sister-in-law Sue Letkeman; nieces and nephews; friends.

  • Birth: June 13, 1928
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  • Death: October 10, 2009

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