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REMPEL, Peter Jacob

Funeral services for Jacob Peter Rempel who passed away at his home, 4166 Dyke Road, Yarrow on March 7, 1960.

Mr. Rempel was born Nov 11, 1874 in Rosenthal, Chortitza, South Russia. His parents were Peter & Helena (Penner) Rempel.

Jacob married Anna Epp on January 30, 1903 in South Russia. Jacob and Anna immigrated to Canada in 1923 arriving at Herbert, SK, then to Hochfeld, Manitoba, then to Manitou, MB and in 1946 they moved to Yarrow, BC. They had 12 children, 3 died in infancy.

He is survived by his wife Anna, three sons, Peter and Isaac at home, and Cornelius, Chilliwack; six daughters, Mrs. M.J. (Anna) Schmidt, Yarrow; Mrs. J. (Helen) Voth, Chilliwack; Mrs. B. (Margaret) Wiebe, Chilliwack; Mrs. A (Mary) Giesbrecht, Fortier, Manitoba; Mrs. J. J. (Leona) Schmidt, Yarrow; and Alfred at home; 22 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was held in the Yarrow MB Church with Rev. P. Neufeld, Rev. P. Riesen and P. Loewen officiating. Burial was at Yarrow Cemetery.


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