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Aron Ewert 1921 - 1957

Funeral Services were held from Fraser View Mennonite Brethren Church for Aron Ewert who died November 21, 1957 in Chilliwack BC when he was hunting with a friend near Mt. Slesse and fell nearly 1000 feet and died instantly.

Burial will follow in Ocean View Memorial Park. Rev. Peter Toews was the officiating minister. Pallbearers were his three brothers: Abe, Isaac, and Peter, and his brothers-in-law: Henry Froese, Peter Unger and John Ratzlaff.

Aron Ewert was born in Nikolaidorf, Molotschna, Russia on December 8, 1921 to Isaak & Sara (Neufeld) Ewert. He immigrated to Canada in 1924. He raised and went to school in Yarrow and was baptized by Yarrow MB Church on July 20, 1941. He married Lory Pauls on June 24, 1946 in Abbotsford BC. He lived in Yarrow for 14 years and moved to Vancouver where he followed the occupation of building contractor.

Among his survivors are his wife Lory; three sons: Gerry 10 years old, Eddy 5 and Larry 3 1/2 ; his father Isaac Ewert, Yarrow; three brothers: Abe, Yarrow; Isaac, Chilliwack; and Peter, Mission City; two sisters: Anna (Henry) Froese and Katie (Peter) Unger ; both of Yarrow.

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