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FAST, Katharina (Katie Thiessen)

Mrs. Katie Fast died at her last residence, 1105 Stewart Road, Yarrow, B.C. on April 7, 1952 in her 51st year. She was born October 8th, 1901 in Terek Colony, Caucasus, South Russia. She was baptized in Russia in 1925. Katie came to Canada in 1927 and lived in the Chilliwack area for 24 years. She married Dietrich Fast on April 30, 1933. The Lord blessed them with five children, two sons: George and Harry; and three daughters: Gloria, Frieda and Hilda.

Katie Fast is survived by her husband, Dietrich; three daughters: Gloria, Frieda and Hilda; two sons: George and Harry; all at home; four sisters: Mrs. Helen (August) Guze and Mrs. Margaret (David) Derksen, both of Yarrow; Mrs, Susanne Derksen, Abbotsford and Mrs. Mary Lindner , Vancouver; two brothers: Abe Thiessen, Aldergrove; and Nick Thiessen, Vancouver.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. Harder and Rev. H. Lenzmann at the Yarrow Mennonite Brethren Church. Interment was at Yarrow cemetery.


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