In 1930, Ann’s family moved to Yarrow, B.C. She met Harry at Greendale MB Church. They raised 5 children in Maple Ridge, B.C., and attend Maple Ridge Baptist Church. Ann mourned eldest daughter Gloria in 1971. Ann was passionate about music, singing and leading choirs with joy. Three years after Harry’s death, Ann married Ron Matthews. They enjoyed 12 years of happiness in Salmon Arm and Mission, B.C. Ann’s welcoming smile and loving kindness made hers a walk to remember and follow.
Karla is a writer for Mennonite World Conference who lives in Winnipeg.