Frank J. Doerksen born October 13, 1916 in the Ukraine, passed away August 7, 2003 at 86 years of age. His last place of residence was the Menno Home. He was predeceased by his eldest son L. Frank Doerksen in 2001, 5 sisters, 2 brothers and 2 grandchilden.

He is survived by his wife Erna of over 64 years; children Judy (Ron) Hunter, Margaret (Albert) Rondeau, Dave (Lynn) Doerksen and Jon Doerksen; 16 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 1 sister and 1 brother. At 7 years of age, Frank and his family left the Ukraine and immigrated to Steinbach, Manitoba. In 1947 Frank packed up his wife and first 3 children, moving to the Fraser Valley. He established himself in farming and construction in the Abbotsford community. Living a life of dedicated service to God and his fellow man, he was active in his church and other non-profit societies. Leading choir and any other singing activities were his special joys.

In 1985 Frank retired to Keremeos, B.C. where he remained active in service to his beloved God in the church. Frank and Erna travelled extensively during the following years, helping various church groups build their meeting houses.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wed. August 13, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. from Ross Road Community Church at 3160 Ross Rd., Aldergrove, B.C.


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