October 11, 1923 – October 22, 2008
Alma Scheffler passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord Jesus on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 in Abbotsford Regional Hospital. She had just celebrated her 85th birthday. She could hardly wait to get to heaven and spoke about it often.
Alma was born October 11, 1923 in Mariopol, Poland. She immigrated to Canada in 1948 to live with her sister in Vancouver, BC. On September 24, 1949 she married Alfred Scheffler. They made their home on a farm in Abbotsford where they spent their 51 years of marriage together and raised three children. Alma enjoyed spending her time caring for animals and tending her beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. Above all, she delighted in reading her Bible and praying for each member of her family. She will be greatly missed by her children; Walter (Elly) Scheffler, Helene Scheffler, and Art (Lou) Scheffler; three granddaugh-ters; Anita (Kerry) Froese, Kristy (Jason) Zacharias and Jorie Scheffler, 4 great grandchildren; Josh & Kaylee Zacharias, and Danny & Joey Froese. She was predeceased by her husband Alfred, her parents, three sisters & one brother. Viewing for friends and family will be held Monday, October 27 at Ebenezer Church from 7 to 8 pm. Her burial will be at MacLure Road Cemetary on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 10 am followed by a service in celebration of her life at Eben-Ezer Mennonite Church at 11.30 am