BARGEN, Heinrich (Henry). Heinrich Bargen of Abbotsford, BC passed away on November 13th 2012 at 10:30 am. The funeral service was held today 11:00 am at the Eben-Ezer Mennonite Church, 2051 Windsor St., Abbotsford. Henry was born in Friedensfeld, Russia on May the 8th 1922 to Abraham & Margarete Bargen. Henry married Katherina Wittenberg on January 13th 1945. They were married for 48 years. Henry worked as a carpenter and enjoyed his craft, making fine furniture for family and friends right up until weeks before his passing. Henry is survived by his wife: Katie; sisters: Frieda (Peter) Weiss and Annie (Abraham) Siebert; children: Katie (Ed) Epp, Erna (Rudy) Froese, & Hank (Debra Johnson); grandchildren: Tim, Cindy, Steven, Christopher, Derek, Caylee; and great-grandchildren: Randy, Aaron, Rebeka, Amber, and Alexa. Henry is preceded in death by his wife, and our mother: Katherina; wife: Helen Geddert; brothers: Abraham, George, Peter, David; and sisters: Katja, Mary, Margarete, Katja and great-granddaughter Janna. The family would like to thank the staff at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital for their exceptional care and kindness. In lieu of flowers donations in Henry’s memory to the BC Cancer Foundation.
www.bccancerfoundation.com would be appreciated.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.woodlawnfh-abbotsford.com
Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643