June 12, 1924 – December 12, 2019
Tina met her Saviour and Lord in the early hours on December 12, 2019 at the age of 95 years and 6 months at Tabor Home.
She was born in Ukraine. At age 5 the family of 7 boarded the Ocean Liner called “Sierra Cordoba” and headed to South America. Here in Paraguay she grew up and met the love of her life Jacob Friesen. Tina, Jacob and her father Daniel Martens came to Canada in 1976 to live in BC. She was a homemaker and made many blankets for MCC. Jacob passed away July 1994.
Tina is survived by her younger sister Liese Loewen in Winnipeg and many, many nieces and nephews in BC, Ontario and Winnipeg; step-son in Paraguay; step-grandchildren in Alberta, BC, Germany and Paraguay.
A family burial will be held on December 19, 2019. A Celebration of Life is planned for the New Year.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.woodlawnfh-abbotsford.com
Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643
Woodlawn Funeral Home
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