Aganetha Isaak passed away Feb. 27, 1997.
She was born Dec. 16, 1905 to Abraham and Susanna Loewen in Dolinsk, Neu Samara, Russia. At 16, she accepted Christ, with guidance from a missionary and family friend. She was baptized that year and became a member of the MB church in her village. She learned unselfishness from her mother who gave away food to hungry village children during the 1920s famine.
The family immigrated to Dalmeny, Sask. in 1925. They moved to Demaine, Sask. in 1926. She married Peter Isaak Mar. 27, 1927.
They moved to Yarrow, B.C. in 1941, then moved to Abbotsford, B.C. She was known for her hospitality; visitors always left with a full stomach and a bag of cookies. She loved gardening and knitting. She faithfully sent cards on special occassions with a personal note and Bible verse. She loved the Lord and her family. She spent many hours reading her Bible and praying that each family member would experience the love, joy and peace of God.
Predeceased by Peter, 2 infants and son Jake, she is mourned by Susan Bartsch, Elsie Lyste, Helen Diggins, Peter, Doanld, John, Carol Amendt; 20 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and 1 brother. The funeral was Mar. 4 at Clearbrook MB Church, with pastors Jay Neufeld, John E. Klassen and Geroge Baier ministering.