Dec 24, 2017
Jean was born in November 1921 in Bruderheim Alberta to Nicola and Mary Rakowski. She married Wilfred James Rempel in 1947 in Olds, Alberta.
She was pr-deceased by her husband in December 1982 and her son Barry in February 2017, and sixteen brothers and sisters.
She leaves behind Wilma (Larry) Priebe, David (Patricia) Rempel, Rosemary (John) Klippenstein, Bonnie (Harvey) Toews, and daughter-in-law Terri Lynn Rempel.
She enjoyed her 14 grandchildren and her 25 great grandchildren.
She is also survived by one brother, Philip Rakowski of Bruderheim, Alberta, and many nieces and nephews.
She loved Jesus with all of her heart and served Him in many capacities, including her church, at summer camps and several short-term mission trips in Mali, Cuba and Ecuador. She had the gift of hospitality and delighted in welcoming many people into her home. She was passionate about cooking, cake decorating and sharing her faith.
A celebration of her life will be held at Sevenoaks Alliance Church, Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford, on Saturday, December 30 at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Food for the Hungry at the service or online at www.fhcanada.org