Kendra Engbrecht died Apr. 28, 2009 after a year-long battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 1, 1981 in Killarney, Man., to Ken and Lorlie Engbrecht. Kendra celebrated life in everything she did. She was a friend of many children and made their lives better for knowing her. She loved the Lord and was baptized Oct. 4, 1995. She became an accountant and loved her final job at SOS in Calgary. Kendra loved to be around family and friends. A quote from her diary reads, “Life is a garden that grows the seeds I plant.” Predeceased by grandfather Henry Engbrecht, Kendra is mourned by her parents Ken and Lorlie; sister Sharon, brother Craig; grandparents Hilda Engbrecht, and Al and Bernice Johnson.
Karla is a writer for Mennonite World Conference who lives in Winnipeg.