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Agatha Elfrieda Klassen was born on October 25, 1921 to David and Katharina Klassen in Wohldenfurst, Russia.

She passed away peacefully on October 6, 2014 at the age of 92. Agatha completed her education at the University of British Columbia and was the Librarian at Chilliwack Senior Secondary school until her retirement.

In her retirement, she was actively involved in setting up a Library for a Christian University in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Back in Abbotsford she devoted her time to translating family histories from German into English.

Throughout her life she was a member of a Church family and contributed countless hours in various roles at the Yarrow MB Church.

Agatha was predeceased by her parents, two siblings and two nephews. She will be greatly missed by a sister and a brother, her nieces and nephews and her close friends. Service was held on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Bakerview MB Church, Abbotsford.


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