Anne WILLEMS

Anne WILLEMS

WILLEMS, Anne

Anne Myrtle Willems was born January 14, 1928 in Waldheim, SK to Henry and Mary Willems and passed away into the presence of her Lord in Harbourview Medical Centre Seattle, Washington on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. She is survived by her sister Mary of Saskatoon, brother Jake (Rose) of Waldheim and sister-in-law Anne of Saskatoon, and nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Anne was pre-deceased by her parents Henry and Mary Willems, brother Henry (Mabel), brother Nick (Betty), brother Frank, and niece Cheryl. Anne accepted Christ as her personal Saviour on June 26, 1938 and later based her assurance on Ephesians 2: 8-9. She was baptized on the confession of her faith July 18, 1943 and joined the Brotherfield Mennonite Brethen Church. She was involved in the activity of the Mennonite Brethren churches at Brotherfield, SK and San Jose. Later she joined the Peninsula Bible Church in California and more recently attended the Bakerview Church in Abbotsford, BC. Anne received her early education in Rose River School, Hepburn and Saskatoon. She graduated from Bethany Bible Institute in 1951. She took her nurses training in Saskatoon City Hospital and worked there for three months. Then she moved to California in 1957 where she worked in Doctor’s Hospital and San Jose Hospital. She transferred to Public Health and then to School Nursing. Anne continued her education and completed her B.A. In 1969 she went back to the University of San Jose to pick up her masters in counselling after which she was involved at San Jose Unified. After her retirement in 1986 she moved to Abbotsford, BC where she was residing at the present time. Funeral Service was held Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Dalmeny Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held at Brotherfield Cemetery. A memorial service will also be held in Abbotsford, BC, on July 4, 2011 at 1:30 PM at the Bakerview MB Church, 2285 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford, BC. Memorial donations may be made to the Bethany College, Box 160, Hepburn, SK S0K 1Z0. Arrangements in care of DALMENY FUNERAL HOME (254-2022).


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