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Grace Zacharias

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Deaths-Grace-ZachariasGrace grew up in a loving Christian home. At 6, she received Jesus into her life. She attended Winkler (Man.) Bible Institute, where she met Ed. Grace worked at Salisbury House, Winnipeg; and at Salem Home, Winkler, as a nurses’ aide and an activity director. She loved being a full-time mom and homemaker. Tending her garden, co-piloting the combine with Ed and camping with family were treasured times. She enjoyed sewing, scrapbooking and crafting. In 1986, Grace became ill with Wilson’s, a hereditary liver disease. A liver transplant in 1987 gave her another 26 years with her family. Heart problems limited her physical activity. Grace received a pacemaker/defibrillator in 2002. Daily personal time with God was her priority. She loved to serve her church through Sunday school and ladies’ ministry. A weakened heart confined her to bed her final 8 months, and she died following a heart attack. Grace’s gift of encouragement touched many people.

  • Birth: June 1, 1953
  • Birthplace:
    Altona, Man.
  • Death: August 30, 2013
  • Parents:
    Peter H. & Tina Hiebert
  • Married:
    Ed Zacharias, Sept. 21, 1975
  • Family:
    Ed; children Rhonda (Mel) Wiebe, Marla (José Luis) Sanca; mother; 1 sister
  • Church:
    Glencross EMMC, Morden, Man.
  • Baptism:
    Horndean (Man.) MB, Aug. 27, 1967