Ether ENNS

Ether ENNS

Enns, Esther Mary (nee: Wiebe)

Esther (Mary) Enns, passed away Friday. January 2, 2015 at Cheam Village, Agassiz, BC at the age of 94. Born January 19, 1920 in Burwalde, MB. Esther was the firstborn child of Peter P. and Margaretha Wiebe. She is survived by sisters Alvina of Parksville, BC and Marjorie of Winkler, MB. Esther married William Enns of Altona, MB September 3, 1944 and settled in their first home in Altona. They later moved to Kronsgart and Plum Coulee where Bill worked for Pool Elevators. In 1968 they moved to Abbotsford, BC where they built their last home together. Six children; Franceen, Carcross YK; Bill, Chilliwack, BC; Marlene,Chilliwack,BC; Kit, Leucadia,CA; Ted, Dallas, BC; Peter, Mission,BC. Grandmother to 14 and great grandmother to 31. She was a very talented seamstress, among many other creative talents. Her gift of writing notes and letters brought encouragement to many. Never afraid to make a long distance phone call, she stayed in touch with siblings, daughters, and friends. Her home was always open to those travelling through and served a simple, tasty faspa of her delicious homemade buns and plum jam.

She was predeceased by husband Bill (1994) and brother Frank (2008).

A quote from her book, “…I have wished so many times I could just rise out of my wheelchair and walk. Wait till I reach the Pearly Gates, I’ll run through them.”

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