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John Ratzlaff, of Abbotsford B.C. was, born July 8, 1928 in Gnadenheim, Asiatic Russia, to John P. & Elizabeth (Klassen) Ratzlaff.

John was married to Selma Fast on June 18, 1950 at the Yarrow MB Church. John and Selma were both baptized August 3, 1947 and were accepted into the Yarrow M.B. Church.

John passed away Oct. 15, 2004 at MSA Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.

He will be missed by his wife Selma; daughters Judy and Shirley (Jacques); grandchildren Jade, Dana, Summer, Britney, Warren and Chad; and great grandson Kayden, as well as many other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life was held on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1984 2:00 pm at Bakerview MB Church, Abbotsford B.C.

In lieu of flowers, donations, if so desired, may be made to the MCC.


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