Anna EPP

EPP (Thiessen)Anna

1922 ~ 2009

After a fall and recurring health issues, Anna Epp of Abbotsford, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2009 at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital. She leaves to celebrate a lifetime of fond memories with their loving mom, children: Anna (& Hans Juilfs) of Germany; Rudy (& Marilyn); Ingrid (& Mel Rempel), Jake (& Cheryl), Sask., Harry (& Terri), Lena (& Gil Burwash), John (& Lou-Anne), Viktor (& Glenda), Sask; many grandchildren & great grandchildren; her sisters: Erika-Sara Enns and Helena Neufeld; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She is predeceased by her husbands: Peter Epp and Alois Vitzthum, sister, Neta Thiessen, brothers Heinrich Thiessen and Johann Sawatzky and grandson Jerad Epp (Sask.).

Anna Epp was born on November 16, 1922 to Johann & Anna (Penner) Thiessen in Nieder-Chortiza, Russia. As a refugee of war, she immigrated to Paraguay in 1947 and came to Canada in 1965 with her large family and late husband Peter.

The family extends a special thanks to Dr. Paul Fluit, Dr. Virgil Danescu and the nurses and support team for their special care of our mom at the hospital’s ACE Unit.

A viewing is held on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 – 7 pm – 8:30 pm at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford.

A memorial service (followed by a reception) is held Wednesday, June 24, 2009, 11 am at Eben-Ezer Mennonite Church, 2051 Windsor Street, Abbotsford.

In lieu of flowers, you may wish to donate to the ‘Lunch with the Bunch’ program at Abbotsford Community Services.

Woodlawn Funeral Home

604-853-2643