May 19, 1916 – Sept. 22, 2012
Eva Dyck went to be with the Lord on September 22, 2012 at age 96. She was born in Halbstadt, MB to parents Peter and Katharina (Neufeld) Sawatzky.
Eva was predeceased by her first husband, Abraham [Abe] Wiebe (1960) and her second husband, Bernhard [Ben] Dyck (1992), son Dietrich [Dick] Wiebe, daughter Helen Wiebe, granddaughter Shelley Wiebe, son-in-law Peter Neufeld, grandson-in-law Paul Kwiatkowski, step-daughter Sarah Rempel, step-granddaughter Pam Unrau. She is survived by 3 daughters Eva Neufeld, Janis (James) Boles, and Ann Lion, 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren, sister Susan Doerksen and brother Peter Sawatzky and numerous nieces and nephews.
Eva is also survived by 5 step-daughters Elma Unrau, Margaret (Clive) Unrau, Helen (Jake Neustaedter), Tina (Peter) Wiebe, Betty (Glen) Neustaeter, and Lois (Brian) Scarrow, step-son Murray Dyck, step-son-in-law Marvin Rempel, 39 step-grandchildren, 15 step-great-grandchildren.
Eva loved gardening and was well-known for her flower gardens. She volunteered at the MCC for many years and helped with quilting at the Olivet Church in Abbotsford. She had many hobbies; making greeting cards with dried flowers, drawing and painting, sewing doll clothes for the MCC to name just a few. Eva had been declining in health for the past few years. She was a resident in the Menno Home, Abbotsford since September 2011. The family would like to give a big and grateful thank-you to the staff at Menno Home and Dr. John Chan for the many years of caring for her.
She will be greatly missed, but we are also glad that she is now in the arms of our Lord and her suffering is over.
A Funeral Service was held at Woodlawn Funeral Home, Abbotsford, on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, Sept 29/12 at 2:00 pm, at the Sommerfeld Mennonite Church, in MacGregor, Manitoba. Interment will be held at the Austin cemetery following the Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MCC or a charity of your choice.
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Online condolences may be given at:
Woodlawn Funeral Home (604)853.2643