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Isaac Jacob Epp of Abbotsford, B.C. passed away September 22, 1984. He was born July 13, 1911 to Jacob & Elizabeth (Petkau) Epp in Rosenbach, Furstenland, Russia. In 1926 the Epp family immigrated to Waldheim, Saskatchewan; moving on to Yarrow B.C. in February 1928, where they began farming on Eckert Road. Isaac accepted Christ in his youth; he was baptized and joined the Yarrow, MB Church. On November 10th, 1935, he married Helen Siemens. They were blessed with eight children, the first, a son, who died in infancy. He supported the family the family by farming and later by trucking.

In 1966 they moved to Abbotsford. He is survived by his wife Helen, daughters Elfrieda (Dave) Loewen of Winnipeg, Marian (Nick) Allwork of Kamloops, Nancy (John) Nimelovich of Coquitlam and Beverly (Ron) Teichrob of Victoria, sons Bob (Lucille) if Yarrow, Henry (Esther) of Langley BC and John of Coquitlam and 12 grandchildren. He is remembered for his renewed joy in the Lord and his thankful heart. The funeral was held September 25th, 1984 in Central Heights MB Church, Abbotsford with Pastor Rudy Boschman ministering.


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