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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Abbotsford - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 57

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WARKENTIN, JOHN - Tuesday, 17 Jun 2003
John, born in Mexico Sept. 17, 1925 went to be with the Lord June 17, 2003 at the age of 77 years.
John is survived by his loving family, wife of 50 years Mary, 5 children, Ron, Judy Coleman, Dan, Lydia Haak, Alan and their families. 16 grandchildren, 5 brothers, 2 sisters and many other relatives and friends.
Predeceased by sister Elsie.
Memorial Service celebrating John's life will be held 1:30 p. m., Monday, June 23, 2003 at Ross Road Community Church, 3160 Ross Road, Abbotsford, B.C. Pastor Rudie Willms officating. If desired memorial donations in lieu of flowers to the Gideons would be gratefully appreciated.

WIEBE, MARY - Tuesday, 17 Jun 2003
Mary, late of Abbotsford, B.C. passed away June 17, 2003 at the age of 79 years.
Mary is survived by her nephews, Edwin (Linda) Baerg, Rich (Annemarie) Baerg, Marvin (Karen) Baerg, niece, Joyce (Brian) Wilson; brother-in-law Jake Baerg (Elfieda) and many other relatives and friends.
Predeceased by her parents John Henry and Maria Wiebe and sister Frances Baerg.
Graveside service will be held 1:00 p. m. Saturday, June 21, 2003 at Langley Lawn Cemetery, 4393 - 208th Street, Langley, B.C. followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 p. m. at Langley Mennonite Fellowship Church, 20997 - 40th Avenue, Langley, B.C. Pastor Ross Johnston officating. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers to the Gideons would be gratefully appreciated.

PARKES, TREVOR - Saturday, 14 Jun 2003
December 13, 1946 - June 14, 2003
With a heavy heart, we announce the passing on June 14, 2003 of Trevor, age 56 years, after a valiant 18 month battle with mesothelioma, a form of cancer related to asbestos exposure.
Trevor was born on December 13, 1946 in West Bromwich, England. He leaves to mourn his wife and best friend of nearly 36 years, Patricia, daughters Kirsty (Paulie) and Ailsa (Bill), sisters Maureen (Brian), Pauline (Brian), and Doreen, mother-in-law Mrs. Helen Hunter, sisters-in-law Roberta (Eldon) and Elaine (Nigel), nieces, nephews, and a great many frineds both here and in England.
There will be a private family memorial service followed at a later date by a celebration of Trevor's life which will be open to his many friends and acquaintances (time and place to be announced). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either The Salvation Army or the Canadian Cancer Society.

PFLANZ, KAETCHEN LINA - Saturday, 14 Jun 2003
Kaetchen Lina (nee Friebolin)
June 7, 1916 - June 14, 2003
It is with great sadness and many wonderful memories that we announce the death of Kaetchen Lina (Kate) Pflanz, beloved wife of the late Benno Wilhem Pflanz. Loving mother of Benno (Connie), Kaeti (Ben) Atsma, and Otto (Cheryl). Cherished Oma to Charles, Simon, Walter, Jennifer (John), Bem, Emily, Jasmone, Celeste and Logan, and to great-grandchildren Nick, Abigail and Tanner.
Kate is survived by sisters Roesle and Mina in Germany, and many nieces and nephews who remember her fondly. She will also be sadly missed by friends and neighbours in Abbotsford.
Many thanks to Dr. Chris Wallace and the caring staff at the MSA Hospital.
Private Service at interment.

CARSTENSEN, ROY JULIUS - Friday, 13 Jun 2003
Roy Julius Carstensen passed away on Friday, June 13, 2003, at the age of 72 years, beloved husband of Connie Carstensen of Medicine Hat, Alta. He also leaves to cherish his memory one son Kenneth and one grandson Blake, both of Langley, B.C., two stepchildren Colleen (Garry) Harder and Brian Barby; six step-grandchildren; three brothers, Carl (Bev) Carstensen, Ron (Marie) Carstensen all of Abbotsford, B.C. Fred (Sue) Carstensen of Red Deer; one sister Annamae (Les) Molnar of Abbotsford, B.C., as well as numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sister-in-law.
He was predeceased by his parents Fritz and Rosella Carstensen and one granddaughter in infancy. Roy was born on January 7, 1931 in Bassano, Alta.
The Funeral service was held in the Pattison Chapel in Medicine Hat on June 19, 2003 with Rev. James Farrell officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, #102 - Crestwood Square One, 1865 Dunmore Road S. E., Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z8 or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Room 124 Professional Building, 430 - 6th Avenue S. E., Medicine Hat, AB. T1A 2S8. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet. net Subject heading: Roy Carstensen.

DERKSEN, JOHN - Wednesday, 11 Jun 2003
John, long time resident of Abbotsford, B.C. peacefully went to be with his Lord June 11, 2003 at the age of 95 years. John is survived by his loving family; children, Betty (Derksen) Raymond of Chilliwack, Peter (Mary) DerKsen of Chilliwack, Freda (Dan) Reimer of Surrey, Agnes (Bill) Fast of Creston, Lena (John) Thielman of Abbotsford, Linda (Ron) Penner of Abbotsford; 20 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren; brother Frank (Frieda) Ediger and sister-in-law Kay Ediger.
John was predeceased by his wife Helen and his first wife Neta, infant daughter Wilma and his adult son John.
Viewing will be held from 8:30 a. m. to 9:15 a. m. Monday, June 16, 2003 at Clearbrook M. B. Church, 2719 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford.
Graveside service will be held 10:00 a. m. at Maclure Road Cemetery, 33965 Maclure Road, Abbotsford.
Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a. m. at Clearbrook M. B. Church. Pastors Heinz Ratzlaff & Jay Neufeld officiating. If desired, memorial donations in lieu of flowers to M. B. M. S. - Attn: Ukraine Church Planting Project would be appreciated.

ARSENAULT, NORMAN - Wednesday, 11 Jun 2003
Mr. Norman Charles Arsenault passed away on June 11, 2003 at the age of 87 years.
He is survived by wife Ella Arsenault, Donna and Dan Smith (daughter and son-in-law), Gary and Karen Arsenault (son and daughter-in-law), Warren and Donna Stadnick (son), Marcella and Kevin Serco (daughter), Nancy Stadnick and Garry (daughter).
He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A heartfelt thanks to Dr. Moore and the staff at the Menno Care Home.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Funeral Services will be held on June 14, 2003 at 10:00 a. m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church at 33333 Mayfair Avenue, Abbotsford with Father Tran officiating.
Donations may be made to Parkinson's Society in lieu of flowers.

MOONEY, LEONARD (SONNY) - Wednesday, 11 Jun 2003
November 17, 1939 - June 11, 2003
Passed peacfully June 11, 2003 in MSA Hospital. He is survived by his wife Nancy Mooney, 3 children Leonard C., Dezerae (Jeff) See, Patrick Mooney and 3 step children Dianne (Jeff) Bingley, Jim (Darnell)McCullagh and Lyn McCullagh. Six grandchildren, special mother-in-law Phyllis Rusnak and card partner Al Rusnak plus many relatives and friends.
Memorial Service to be held at Len & Nancy's at 2566 Minter Street, Abbotsford from 1:00 - 4:00 p. m., June 18, 2003. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

FORBES, GREG - Tuesday, 10 Jun 2003
With deep sadness we announce the passing of Greig Forbes on June 10, 2003, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Nevember 28, 1937 in Trail, B.C.
He will always be remembered and loved by his dear wife of 30 years, Diane, dear daughter Krista and mother-in-law Helen Doyle.
A Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, June 13, 2003 at 10:30 a. m. at the Chapel of Henderson's Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford.
Reception to follow the service in the Tea Room.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society "Brain Tumour Research" in memory of Grieg.
Forever Loved

MARTIN, ELISON - Monday, 09 Jun 2003
Elison Martin, late of Sherwood Manor, Abbotsford passed away on June 9, 2003 at the age of 76 years, at MSA Hospital.
She is survived by 3 children; Rick Martin, Jack Martin and Kelly (Ardy) Wolden; 5 grandchildren.
Memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2003 at 2:00 pm. from the Chapel of Henderson's Fraser Valley Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford.
Donations may be made to the B.C. Lung Association.

JAGGARD, CARL - Thursday, 23 Jan 2003
Carl Jaggard passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2003 at his home on Nicomen Island, Deroche, B.C. at the age of 80 years. Carl was predeceased by his first wife Betty and his older brother Mel.
He is survived and will be lovingly remembered by his second wife Jannetta, his younger brother Rob; children Sharon (Dennis) Clark and Tom (Lynda) Jaggard; step-children Gordon (Yvonne) Leech, Wendy (Tom) Beaton, Paul (Dawn) Leech, Wanda (Walter) Kraakman, Warren Leech and Lloyd (Alita) Handy; 12 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and friends.
Carl was a proud veteran of World War II, a champion bowler and avid golfer with three holes-in-one to his credit.
A service will be held on Friday, January 31, 2003 at 2:00 p. m. at Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home 7386 Horne Street, Mission, B.C. with Pastor Dan Rempel officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lung Association or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

MARTENS, ABRAHAM - Tuesday, 21 Jan 2003
Abraham (Abe) Herman Martens, aged 81, went peacefully in his sleep to be with the Lord on January 21, 2003.
He leaves behind his loving wife Katherine, having been married for 61 years. He will be greatly missed by his children; Walter (Lois), Joyce (Hank) Regehr, Ken (Sylvia), Ron (Carole), Irene (Bob) Smith together with 22 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
He also leaves behind a brother Jack (Marlene) and 3 sisters Margaret Matties, Ann (Jake) Enns and Susan (Chuck) McWhirter and many other dear family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 27, 2003, from 7:30 - 9:00 p. m. at the chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home.
A Graveside Service will be held at Maclure Road Cemetery at 1:00 p. m. followed by a service to celebrate his life at 2:30 p. m. at Bakerview M. B. Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family would gratefully request donations to the ALS Society. A designated table for donations will be available at the service.
"... and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord Forever".

LEVASSEUR, DORIS - Monday, 20 Jan 2003
Doris Levasseur passed away peacefully on January 20, 2003 at the age of 95 years.
She was predeceased by two husbands Henry Levasseur in 1958 and Clarence Gilman (Gillie) in 1983, by her sons Noel in 1987, aged 53, Paul in 1990, age 60 and her daughter Lucille in 1997, age 59 years.
She is survived by her loving family, daughter Armande and husband Francis Mayer, son Wally and wife Liezl Levasseur, 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren. Also by one brother Dave Dureault, sister Anita Wandfluh and many nieces and nephews.
Prayers will be offered on Wednesday, January 22, at 8:00 p. m. in St. Ann's Parish, 33333 Mayfair Avenue, Abbotsford, where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 23 at 10:00 a. m., followed by interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.

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