Funeral service was conducted from Yarrow Mennonite Brethren Church for John Harder who died August 22, 1956 at Chilliwack General Hospital.
Mr. Harder who was born September 28, 1874 in South Russia came to the district 12 years ago as a retired farmer. He lived with his adopted daughter Mrs. John Esau at 952 Central Road, Yarrow.
Survivors are one son, John Harder, Abbotsford; one adopted son, Dave Harder, Vancouver; and two adopted daughters: Mrs. John Esau, Yarrow; and Mrs. Henry Unrau, Abbotsford and 14 grandchildren.
Rev. H. Lenzmann assisted by Rev. H. Fast officiated at the funeral service with interment following in the Mennonite section of Hazelwood cemetery, Matsqui.
Pallbearers were Jake Willms, John Willms, Jacob Willms, Peter Wiens, Nick Wiens and Henry Haak.
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