February 18, 2019
Ferdinand Toews passed away suddenly at 85 years of age on Monday, February 18, 2019 in Abbotsford, BC. Born in Watrous, SK on October 8, 1933 and raised out in the country near Abbotsford, BC, Ferd spent much of his adult life in Winnipeg, MB. After caring for and losing his wife Wanda Toews (nee Dick), to a long illness, Ferd moved back to BC and lived out his remaining years at Tabor Manor in Abbotsford. There were no children.
Ferd was a gentle, friendly, soft spoken person and loved helping others. He had a passion for music and throughout his life served the Lord by singing in and leading choir groups. He loved reading and searching the Holy Scriptures.
Ferd is predeceased by his wife Wanda Toews (nee Dick), five older brothers; Isaac, Cornelius, David, Jake, and Abe and three older sisters; Mary Rempel, Helen Giesbrecht, and Agatha Toews. He is survived by siblings Kathy Toews, Bill (Louise) Toews, Neil (Tina) Toews, Elsie (Art) Willms, and Lydia Toews.
A Memorial Service will be held for Ferd at Bakerview Church at 2285 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, on Tuesday, March 5, at 11 am. Online condolences to the family may be made at:
Woodlawn Funeral Home