Marjorie Janzen (nee Funk) died May 25, 2009, after a 5-month battle with cancer. She was born July 7, 1928. She was predeceased by her first husband, Allen Edward Drebert, in 1970 after 24 years of marriage, and in 2006 by her husband of 32 years, Jake Doerksen, and by two brothers, Richard and Herman Funk. Marjorie is mourned by her husband of 15 months, Helmut Janzen; sons Jim (Rosalind) and Doug (Marilyn); 4 grandchildren; 3 siblings; 8 step-children, 13 step-grandchildren; 7 step-great grandchildren.
Karla is a writer for Mennonite World Conference who lives in Winnipeg.