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Benjamin Schmidt

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Ben’s passion was to know and serve God. A skilled teacher and administrator, he taught and was principal at an elementary school for many years. He took early retirement to attend Prairie Bible Institute, Three Hills, Alta., then worked in England, Pakistan, and Canada for several mission agencies. Ben was a founding member of Pines Bible Camp, Grand Forks, B.C.


  • Birth: January 23, 1930
  • Birthplace:
    Hochfeld, Man.
  • Death: April 30, 2019
  • Parents:
    John & Anna Schmidt
  • Married:
    Helena Dyck, Mar. 26, 1951
  • Family:
    Helena; children Peggy (Laurence) Epp, Len (Jean), Rowland (Esther), Christine (Mark) Danyluk, Carolyn (Noel) Knapp; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 4 siblings
  • Church:
    Grand Forks (B.C.) Gospel
  • Baptism:
    Yarrow (B.C.) MB, 1949