Anna’s childhood was one of famine and fear. As a teen, she received Jesus as Saviour. During WWII, Anna’s family fled through Poland to Germany, where she and Cornelius married. The family immigrated to Canada, settling in Winfield, B.C., in 1948. After 12 years in Kelowna, B.C., they moved to Abbotsford, B.C., in 1960. Anna was a gifted homemaker. She enjoyed music and encouraged her children to sing and follow their dreams. She loved telling stories, recounting blessings. Anna faced health challenges with courage and trust in God.