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JENSEN, Anne Adele Wiens

Anne Adele Jensen of Abbotsford, B.C. passed away June 22, 2000.

She was born Jan. 31, 1924 to Abram and Anna Wiens in Tiege, Sagradowka, Russia.

In 1925 the family immigrated to Ontario; in 1927 they moved to Chortitz, Man.

She was bright, cheerful and active, and loved challenges. As a teen, she memorized 500 Bible verses to qualify for a 10-day stay at Gimli (Man.) Bible Camp. She accepted Jesus and was baptized July 16, 1939, joining Steinbach (Man.) MB Church.

In 1941 the family moved to a small berry farm in Yarrow, B.C. She finished high school via correspondence and then trained as a nurse.

She was a public health nurse in Williams Lake, B.C., where she met Peter Jensen. In 1953 they married in Yarrow. They lived on Vancouver Island, where she enjoyed turning houses into homes and neighbours into friends.

In 1988 they moved to Clearbrook, B.C. to be close to her ailing mother. She spent her last 13 years enthusiastically helping in the MCC book room, working with Helping Hands and quilting in the church.

Predeceased by 2 brothers, she is mourned by Peter; sons Kai and Victor; 1 granddaughter; 1 sister and 1 brother.

The memorial service was held June 26 in Clearbrook MB Church, with Peter Klassen ministering.


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