June 3, 1928 – April 18, 2021
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved Katharina. She was born June 3, 1928 in Neu-Rosengart, Ukraine and passed away April 18, 2021 in Abbotsford, BC.
Katharina is survived by four children;Margret, Jakob (Petra), Erwin and Arthur (Ruth); eight grandchildren; Daniel, Katrina, Edward, Monica, Karen, Andrew, Camille and Steven and four great grandchildren; Jenna, Jillian, Layla and Nash; as well as one brother Jake (Elizabeth), other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jakob and son Karl
Henry as well as five siblings. Jake and Katharina married on April 10, 1948 and later that year moved to the village of Volendam in Paraguay. They had their five children there and made the move to Canada in 1965; arriving in Winnipeg and then by train to Abbotsford. The family worked together in agriculture and in 1969 purchased an egg production farm and moved to 1798 Bradner Road. They remained there until their retirement.
They were members of Eben-Ezer Church for many years and attended regularly. Our Mom, sister, Oma and Great Oma will be missed and remain in our thoughts and hearts forever.
Online condolences to the family may be made to: www.wiebeandjeskefh.com 604-859-5885
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