Helene (Sara) Janzen, late of Mission, B.C. passed into the presence of her Lord on Wednesday, April 7, 2004. She was born to Johan and Agathe (Peters) Neufeld on March 13, 1907 in Liebenau, Ukraine. She married David Janzen in 1932. Helene was predeceased by her husband in 1954 in Siberia, son John in 1996 and son Heinrich in 1936. She is survived by her daughter Helen; daughter-in-law Wanda; grandchildren Evelyn (Mel) Friesen with Vanessa and Adrian; Phillip (Bonnie) Janzen with Leanne (fiance Tim Wirch), Mitchell and Abby; Lorraine (Dan) Friesen with Alex, Cameron and Dean; Anita (Jim) Adrian with Scott, Justin and Laura. She is also survived by one brother, Gerhard (Tina)Neufeld of Ontario; one sister Maria Warkentin and family of Germany and many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at Cedar Valley Mennonite Church, on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at 32840 Janzen Avenue, Mission, (southeast corner of Cherry Avenue and Cedar Street). Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, donations in memory of Helene (Sara) Janzen may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) 31414 Marshall Road, P.O. Box 2038, Abbotsford, B.C. V2T 3T8.
Arrangements entrusted to Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home 604-826-8548