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Agnes (Isaak) Spenst of Abbotsford, BC went to be with the Lord on July 3, 2015 at the age of nearly 96 years.

She was born on July 11, 1919 in Donskoj, Samara, Russia. Agnes came to Canada with her parents Henry H. & Anna (Kroeker) Isaak on December 16, 1925.

They settled at Zenetta, Saskatchewan for 3 years. Her parents had their children in Saskatchewan and moved to Yarrow, BC in December 1928.

She married Henry Spenst on July 13, 1963 at the Yarrow MB Church. In 1988, they moved to the Clearbrook area.

She enjoyed many years of good health in her own apartment close to church and town before moving to Menno Home where she resided until her passing.

Agnes was loving caregiver who took in foster children for over 10 years, and was a practical nurse.

She was predeceased by her parents Henry H. and Anna (Kroeker) Isaak.

She was also predeceased by her husband Henry Spenst, in 1992, siblings John, Peter, Mary, James, Martha and nephew Paul in 1979.

Survived by her brother Henry (Freda) Isaak, sister Annie (Jerry) Peterson, Henry Spenst's children, relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 11:00 am at Clearbrook MB Church, 2719 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, B.C.


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