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Susan Fedrau

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Susan’s family moved to Yarrow, B.C., in 1941 and established a mixed farm. Susan accepted Jesus as Saviour at 9. After normal school, she took summer classes and later finished her BA in education at University of B.C. Teaching Grades 2 and 3 was her passion. She taught in the Fraser Valley 7 years before feeling led to apply to Indian Affairs. She spent more than 20 years teaching in various villages. She had a special heart for this work, often bringing children home with her on school vacation. In 1982, Susan was introduced to Bill, becoming wife, mom, mother-in-law and “Nanny.” Susan and Bill enjoyed years of travelling and family celebrations. Susan loved the Lord deeply, and enjoyed teaching Sunday school and vacation Bible school. Reading her Bible was important. She was a prayer warrior. Susan died after a journey with Huntington’s disease.

  • Birth: January 6, 1931
  • Birthplace:
    Lawson, Sask.
  • Death: December 17, 2016
  • Parents:
    Henry & Maria Penner
  • Married:
    Bill Fedrau, Oct. 23, 1982 [d. 2010]
  • Family:
    children Richard (Mary), Sylvia (Greg) Janzen, Wes (Margaret), Stan (Michelle); 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 4 brothers
  • Church:
    Greendale MB, Chilliwack, B.C.
  • Baptism:
    age 16