Hilda passed away peacefully in the presence of her Lord on August 14, 2008 at the age of 90 years.

She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Bill on January 6, 2005; brothers, Bill and Jack Penner; sisters, Margaret Toews-Groening and Dorothy Dyck. She is survived by her loving family, 12 children, Rose Janzen, Roberta (Rudy) Loewen, Lorna (Bev) Clark, Clifford Toews, Hylda Gryba, Bill (Darlene) Toews, Jim (Sandra) Toews, Caroline (Bob) Seeley, Sharon Taevs, Bob (Joy) Toews, Jennifer (Wayne) Gryba and Lynda Toews (Brent Searle); 34 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren; brothers, Herb Penner and Ed (Connie) Penner and extended family.

Viewing hours will be from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Thursday, August 28, 2008 at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road. A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 29 at 9:30 am in Maclure Road Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 11:00 am in Clearbrook MB Church, 2719 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to MCC.

Woodlawn Funeral Home


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