Anne TOEWS

Anne TOEWS

TOEWS, Anne, (nee Voth), born in R.M. of Hanover, MB on May 16, 1932, passed into glory on June 19, 2012. She is now at home with Jesus, whom she accepted and has served faithfully since she was a young child. When she was very young, the family moved to Readymade, AB and later on settled in Chilliwack, BC., where she found work as a “Blue Girl” at the Chilliwack General Hospital. As a young woman, she moved to Vancouver and put down roots. It was while attending Vancouver MB Church that she met the love of her life, John Toews. They were married on April 23, 1960 in Chilliwack MB Church. They lived in Vancouver for many years and raised 5 daughters there. In 1983, John and Anne moved to Abbotsford, where Anne began volunteering at the MCC Thrift Store. She was thankful for the many years of meaningful work there, especially after John passed away in April of 2002. She enjoyed being a member of the Ross Rd. Community Church. Anne will ne greatly missed by her children, Ruth (Paul) Fast, Lorna (Walter) Krueger, Marian Toews, Linda (Greg) Huebner and Anita (Dan) Spenst; 19 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, her extended family and many dear friends. Visitation for family and friends will be from 7 – 9 pm on Sunday evening, June 24, in the chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 27555 31st Ave., in Aldergrove. A graveside service will be held at Maclure Rd. Cemetery in Abbotsford, at 10:00 am on Monday, June 25, followed by a Memorial Service at the Ross Rd. Community Church at 11:00 am. Rev. Rudy Willms and Rev. Art Birch will officiate.


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