August 15, 2019
Helen (Penner) Wohlgemut passed into the presence of her Lord on August 15, 2019 at the age of 98.
She met Albert in Winnipeg through mutual friends and they married June 9th, 1940. She was 20 years old. They moved to the parents farm in Landmark, MB and later to Niverville, MB and finally to Abbotsford, BC in 1971 where they joined Bakerview MB Church.
Helen was a loving caring wife and mother spending most of her married life supporting her husband, working hard along side him and providing a wonderful home environment for her 5 children. When her nest emptied Helen spent 25 + years volunteering at the MCC thrift store, making lasting friendships and enjoying her time spent there.
Helen has been predeceased by her husband, Albert in 2013, her parents and 6 siblings. She is mourned and will be sadly missed by her children, Esther (Allen) Andres, Evelyn (Michael) Newton, Irene (Dan) Small, Elma (Ron) Falk and Herb (Sue) Wohlgemut, 16 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Interment was held August 20th, 2019 at the Maclure Road Mennonite Cemetery, Abbotsford BC. Memorial service was held later at the Menno Home Hospital Chapel, officiated by John Dyck, Menno Home Chaplain.
Sincere thanks to all the staff and volunteers of Menno Home for their endless love and care.
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