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Agatha (Warkentin) Wittenberg Agatha Warkentin Wittenberg was born August 28, 1882 in Lichtenau, Molotschna, South Russia to Peter & Katharina (Rempel) Warkentin.

She married Jacob A Wittenberg in 1903 in South Russia. The immigrated to Canada 1929 and came to Yarrow in 1930. Three children were born to them Jacob, Abram and Katie.

She was very involved in the Yarrow community. Her name is mentioned many times in the Yarrow Community news published in the Chilliwack Progress.

Agatha passed away December 8, 1973 in Abbotsford and was buried in the Yarrow Cemetery on December 11, 1973.

Chilliwack Progress Chilliwack, BC


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