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Abraham Konrad

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With sadness and thanksgiving, we announce the passing of Abe Konrad, Apr. 6, 2024. Abe was born in Mexico en route from Russia, and grew up in the Peace River area of Alberta. He was married to Mary Konrad for almost 68 years and together they lived in B.C., Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario, pastoring Mennonite Brethren churches in each of those provinces, including 9 years at King Road Church in Abbotsford, B.C. Abe is predeceased by his daughter Edith, and grandson Dominic; his siblings Henry, Elizabeth, Jake, Hulda, and Dan; and his wife Mary.

  • Birth: March 22, 1926
  • Birthplace:
    Irapuato, Mexico
  • Death: April 6, 2024
  • Parents:
    Abraham & Elizabeth Konrad
  • Married:
    Mary Wiens, July 16, 1952 [d. May 11, 2020]
  • Family:
    sons Alfred, Ernest (Tia), Wilfred (Angela), Wesley (Valerie), Chester (Pauline); grandchildren Jennifer, Ryan (Chastidy), Dylan (Ruth), Brittany (Karl), Tyler, Nathan (Mara), Delaney (Aldo), Franklyn; great-grandchildren Noah, Bentley, Tucker, Ashley, Carter; sisters Helen, Irene
  • Church:
    Leamington (Ont.) MB (now Meadow Brook); Niverville (Man.) MB (now Fourth Avenue Bible); Portage Avenue, Winnipeg; King Road, Abbotsford, B.C.
  • Baptism:
    La Glace (Alta.) Bible Fellowship, age 18