Henry’s family immigrated to Canada in 1926, settling first in Morden, Man., then Foam Lake, Sask. Six months after they moved to Yarrow, B.C., in 1937, Henry’s father died, leaving his mom to raise 4 children. Henry continued his education, including Bible school. Henry and Nettie lived in Vancouver, Surrey and Richmond, B.C. He had a garden everywhere they lived. Henry worked for Buckerfield’s for 10 years, then for Crown Zellerbach in Richmond until he retired in 1990. Henry and Nettie moved to Abbotsford to be near friends and family. They visited Alaska, Hawaii, Germany, Italy and California. Henry enjoyed music, reading, chess and Rack-o games with his grandchildren. Henry was a man of few words, but every night, he read to Nettie in bed. He was committed to God and his family. In his prayers, Henry always thanked God for salvation through Jesus Christ.