GEDDERT, John (Hans)

Passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Saturday, November 22, 2008 with his family at his side.

John was born February 12, 1925 in Russia to Johann and Helene Geddert. John emigrated with his family to Paraguay in 1931 and married Aganetha (Neta) Wiens in 1952. Before emigrating to Canada in 1965 John and Neta had their four children, Barb, Helena, Erich and Monika.

John is predeceased by his parents, 4 siblings and his granddaughter Nadia. He is survived by his loving wife Neta, and children Barb (Werner) Dyck, Helena Young (Murray), Erich (Brenda) Geddert, Monika (Arnie) Stroscher; son-in-law Allan Young; grandchildren Mark, Vicky, Anthony, Lynnette, Nigel, Tosh, Anna, John, Connor, Noah; and great grandchildren Ben, Elias, Lila and Ridley.

John’s family greatly appreciated the prayers and support of all who helped them through his illness.

A viewing will take place on Thursday, November 27 between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Eben-Ezer Mennonite Church, 2051 Windsor St., Abbotsford where the celebration of John’s life will take place on Friday, November 28 at 11:30 a.m.

Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Wiebe & Jeske Funeral Services 604.859.5885

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