Edward BAUMAN

BAUMAN – Edward died peacefully on November 22 at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, B.C. He was born on Aug. 27, 1932 in Hepburn, Saskatchewan to Alex and Elisabeth Bauman. While Ed was still a young child, the family moved to Abbotsford, BC where they established a farm on Farmer Road. He attended Huntingdon Elementary, MEI and MBBI. He earned a B.A. from U.B.C., an M.A. from Berkeley, an M.Div. from Fuller Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Psychology at Queens University. For 28 years, he taught psychology at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. He also had a private psychology practice specializing in learning disabilities. While attending graduate school in California, Ed met Winnifred May Heath, a nursing student. Ed and Winnie were married June 6, 1959. They moved back to Canada in 1960, and together raised five children. After retirement, Ed and Winnie returned to Abbotsford and became active members of Mountain Park Community Church. They also made mission trips to China, Malaysia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Ed was predeceased by his wife, Winnie on Aug. 22, 1999. Ed continued to be active in his church and maintained his interest in missions. On Jan 5, 2002, Ed married Doreen Sears, a widow whom he met while serving as a missionary in Ukraine. Together they made two more trips to the Ukraine. Ed was a loving husband and father, a Bible teacher with deep Biblical insight and a man of faith. He enjoyed carpentry, vegetable gardening, fishing, camping, singing and guitar playing. He is missed by his devoted wife Doreen, children Linda (James) Peto, Lorna (Christian) Wyss, Ruth (Rob) Stronach, Susan (Brad) Allison, and John (Melanie) Bauman, sisters Alice Krahn, Mathilda (Weldon) Epp, and Alma (Peter) Bartel, stepchildren Lea O’Shea (Shawn), Lori (Stephen) Paulgaard, Kevan (Hyacinte) Sears, and Barbara (Frank) Tetreault, and 26 grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford on Monday, Nov. 27 from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Nov 28 at South Abbotsford MB Church, 32424 Huntingdon Road, Abbotsford. Because of Ed and Doreen’s significant involvement in Ukraine, in lieu of flowers, donations made in his memory to the Ukraine Christian Counselling Center would be appreciated.

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