John Unger - Dec. 29, 1925 ~ June 29, 2014.
John passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord on June 29, 2014 at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family members.
John was born in Provost, Alberta and moved with his family in November 1940 to Yarrow. John bought a truck in 1949 and hauled asphalt, gravel and feed.
John married Mary Wiebe on July 16, 1955 and farmed until 1976. John became a loving father to four children and eight grandchildren.
Upon his retirement he enjoyed driving school bus for many years.
After residing in Yarrow for 67 years John and Mary moved to Tabor Court, where Mary passed away in 2008, and John remarried Kay Funk in 2010.
John is predeceased by his first wife Mary and will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his wife Kay; daughter Lois Unger and grandchildren Logan (Shayla), Clayton, son Mark (Denise) and grandchildren Shauna (Brad) Irvine and Travis, daughter Eunice (Stan) Kroeker and grandchildren Vanessa and Jason, son Paul (Kathryn) and grandchildren Nathanael and Hannah; six brothers and their families.
Viewing will be held on Friday, July 4 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 5 at 10:00 a.m. at Yarrow Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at Yarrow MB Church, 41995 Yarrow Central Rd., Yarrow, BC at 11:30 a.m.
Online condolences can be left for family at:
Woodlawn Funeral Home (604) 853-2643
March 19, 1929 - May 24, 2008
Mary passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord on May 24, 2008 at her home surrounded by family members.
Mary was born in Manitoba and moved with her family to Yarrow in 1944. She married John Unger on July 16, 1955. They resided in Yarrow for 64 years.
Mary was a school teacher, and then became a loving mother and grandmother to four children, and eight grandchildren.
Mary will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by her husband John; her children Lois (Erv) Warkentin, Mark (Sheryl), Eunice (Stan) Kroeker, Paul (Kathryn); her grandchildren Logan and Clayton Warkentin, Shauna and Travis Unger, Vanessa and Jason Kroeker, Nathanael and Hannah Unger; her sisters Martha, Annie and Erma Wiebe.
She was predeceased by her sister Kay Wiebe in 2006. Viewing will be held on Friday, May 30 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford.
A graveside committal service will be held on Saturday, May 31 at 10:00 a.m. at Yarrow Cemetery, followed by a memorial service in Yarrow MB Church, 41995 Yarrow Central Rd., Yarrow, BC at 11:30 a.m.
The family would like to thank the staff at Tabor Court for all of their care since moving there recently from Yarrow.