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Henry Kornelsen

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_0017_henry-kornelsenHenry’s family immigrated to Canada in 1924, settling near Coaldale. Henry’s parents were instrumental in leading him to Christ and developing his faith. Henry took teaching training in Calgary and taught 19 years. After serving 2 years in Cali, Colombia, with MB Mission, Henry and Elizabeth bought a chicken and berry farm in B.C. Henry enjoyed serving as deacon at Ross Road Community Church and as short-term missionary with Disciple Making International. Henry was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1993. He found comfort in 2 Corinthians 12:9.

  • Birth: March 23, 1929
  • Birthplace:
    Coaldale, Alta.
  • Death: June 30, 2016
  • Parents:
    Heinrich & Sara Kornelsen
  • Married:
    Elizabeth Wiens, 1962
  • Family:
    Elizabeth; children Lori (Jake) Esau, Shari (Gerald) Heinrichs; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild
  • Church:
    Ross Road, Abbotsford, B.C.
  • Baptism:
    Coaldale, Alta.