Arthur Klassen died Dec. 30, 2011. He was born Oct. 22, 1922 in Russia. He immigrated to Canada in 1949. Art accepted the Lord as Saviour in 1952 and was baptized in Yarrow, B.C. After attending South Abbotsford (B.C.) Church 14 years, he was a founding member of King Road MB Church, Abbotsford, where he served until his death. He married Erika Feb. 1, 1947. Arthur is mourned by Erika; children Art (Susie), Helen (Larry) Ivey, Walter (Linda), Anita (Henry) Hildebrandt; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 4 siblings.