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Elizabeth (Betty) Braun

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As the family was preparing to immigrate to Canada, Betty was hit by a car and had to stay behind in Russia with her father. They later joined the family in Rush Lake, Sask. Betty accepted Christ Dec. 5, 1938. She served as Sunday school teacher. Betty earned Grade 12 by correspondence and obtained Grade 8 piano. Her vocabulary was outstanding. Betty and Ben eloped. They were involved in the building of the MB church in Swift Current, Sask. They loved to host neighbours, family and friends. Betty farmed and helped with carpentry finishing work. After retiring, Betty and Ben moved to Abbotsford, B.C., where she served meals at the community centre. Upon returning to Swift Current, Betty and Ben immersed themselves in MCC work. They moved to Herbert, Sask., in 2006. Reading the Bible and praying were important in Betty’s life. She was very fond of her nieces and nephews. The needs of others always came before her own.

  • Birth: July 1, 1918
  • Birthplace:
    Orenburg, Russia
  • Death: November 30, 2016
  • Parents:
    Diedrick & Gertrude Rempel
  • Married:
    Bernard (Ben) Braun, Oct. 8, 1943 [d.]
  • Family:
    nieces and nephews
  • Church:
    Bridgeway, Swift Current, Sask.
  • Baptism:
    July 20, 1939