Harvey Braun of Penticton, B.C. passed away Jan. 14, 2001.
He was born May 2, 1918 to John and Susanna Braun in Slavograd. He came to Canada in 1926, settled in Herbert, Sask. for 2 years and then moved to Yarrow, B.C.
He accepted Christ, was baptized and joined Yarrow MB Church. He attended Elim Bible School in Yarrow for 4 years and then MB Bible College in Winnipeg for 1 year.
During World War II, he did alternative service on Vancouver Island and in Alberta. He then moved to Vancouver, where he worked in a furniture factory.
He taught a large Sunday school class in Richmond, B.C., often picking up the children and helping them get ready. He served many years at Union Gospel Mission in downtown Vancouver, teaching Sunday school and preaching in the evening services. He also visited in various nursing homes.
His younger siblings and his nieces and nephews enjoyed his occasional visits.
He married Helen Enns June 28, 1969. They continued their ministry in Vancouver. In 1990 they moved to Penticton, where they were active in church and home Bible studies.
He is mourned by Helen; brothers Jim, Ben, Dave and Fred; and sisters Martha Peters, Mary Stobbe and Susan Brandt.