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EPP, Justina

Justina (Toews) Epp of 45056 - No 4 Road, Yarrow B.C. died May 13, 1981 at Chilliwack General Hospital.

Funeral service was held May 16, 1981 at Yarrow Mennonite Brethren Church with Pastor A.L. Klassen officiating followed by burial at the Yarrow cemetery.

Pallbearers were George Gray, Ken, Victor, Kevin and Kelly Epp and Peter Maharajh.

Justina (Jessie) Toews was born February 2, 1912 to Cornelius P. and Anna (Wiebe) Toews at the Terek Settlement, South Russia.

She married David Henry Epp on November 3, 1936. Six children were born to them: Kenneth, Anna, Gerda, Evelyn, Victor and Darlene. Jessie enjoyed family life and was a stay at home wife and mother. She was a member of Yarrow Mennonite Brethren Church.

She is survived by her husband David; four daughters: Anna Maharajh of Burnaby; Gerda Dodson of North Vancouver; Evelyn Dessureault of Montreal and Darlene Gray of Chilliwack; two sons: Ken Epp of Kamloops and Victor Epp of Cranbrook and 12 grandchildren; three brothers: Cornelius Toews of Linden, Alta., Frank Toews of Summerland, BC and Peter Toews of Kelowna, BC; one sister, Anna Sukkau of Salmon Arm.


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