John P. Martens, late of Abbotsford, British Columbia, passed into the presence of his Lord in the early hours of Monday, June 30, 2003. He was born March 2, 1911 in Alexanderwohl, Ukraine to Peter P. Martens and Helena Wieler Martens.

He was a long time resident of the Abbotsford area and earned his living as a private entrepreneur in gravel and soil hauling.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2002 in the Clearbrook Mennonite Brethren Church, 2719 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford.

He was predeceased by his parents and siblings; David, Peter, Helen and Susie as well as his first wife, Sara and his daughter, Mary. He leaves to mourn his wife Emilie, children; Viola (Ken) Klassen, Beverley (Jake) Schroeder and Trudy (Gerald) Janzen along with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.



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