Louise Hildebrand died Dec. 14, 2008. She was born Aug. 31, 1926 in Hepburn, Sask. The family lived in Agassiz, B.C., from 1929 to 1936, when they returned to their Saskatchewan farm. Shortly after, Louise accepted Christ as Saviour. She joined the Hepburn MB Church in 1945. She was active in teaching Sunday school and singing in choirs. Louise attended Bethany Bible Institute. She worked in retail and won many awards for being top salesperson. Louise loved her job, and made many life-long friends. She enjoyed travelling, and made trips to the U.S. (especially Hawaii), Jamaica, and Africa. She was a favourite aunt and great-aunt. Louise is mourned by her sister Adina and brother Roland; 1 nephew, 3 nieces; great-nieces and nephews. The funeral was Dec. 20 at Hepburn MB Church.
Karla is a writer for Mennonite World Conference who lives in Winnipeg.