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Dyke Road, Yarrow, who died February 20th, 1969 at the Menno Private Hospital, Abbotsford. Interment was in Yarrow Cemetery. Pallbearers were Peter Rempel, Isaac Rempel, Corny Rempel, John M. Schmidt, John Voth and William Wiebe.

Anna Epp Rempel was born in Gruenfeld, Schlachtin, South Russia on December 23, 1882. Her parents were Kornelius & Helena (Hiebert) Epp.

Anna married Jacob Peter Rempel on January 30, 1903 in Russia. They immigrated to Canada in 1923. She was baptized June 17, 1926 in Winkler, Manitoba. She had lived in B.C. for 23 years.

She is survived by three sons: Peter, Sardis; Isaac, Yarrow; Corney, Chilliwack; six daughters: Anna (Mrs. John M. Schmidt), Sardis; Helen (Mrs. John Voth); Margaret (Mrs. William Wiebe) Chilliwack; Mary (Mrs. Abe Giesbrecht, Oakville, Manitoba; Leona (Mrs. John Schmidt) Sardis; and Elfrieda, Yarrow. She is also survived by 24 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, one sister Mrs. Mary Klassen, Vancouver; one brother, Isaac Wiebe, Clearbrook.


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