Oct. 9, 1916 – Jan. 19, 2012
Martha Wiebe passed away peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour on January 19, 2012. She was born on October 9, 1916 in South Russia. Her parents were Abram and Anna (Stobbe) Wiebe. The family immigrated to Canada in 1925 and settled in Hochfeld, Manitoba. In 1935 the family moved to Poplar Point, MB. Continued hard times caused the family to seek greener pasture and relocate to Yarrow, BC. Martha became a teacher and enjoyed 26 years in her chosen profession. She taught at Atchelitz Elementary in the Chilliwack district. She is predeceased by her parents, four siblings who died in infancy, her sisters, Katherine & Mary (Wiebe) Unger, & John & Mary Friesen. She is survived by her sisters, Annie & Erma Wiebe, nephews & nieces Lois (Erv) Warkentin, Logan & Clayton; Mark (Sheryl) Unger, Shauna, Travis; Eunice (Stan) Kroeker, Vanessa, Jason; Paul (Kathryn) Unger, Nathanael, Hannah, John & Kay Unger, as well as many friends and relatives. Visitation will be held from 7 – 9 pm on Friday, January 27 at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Rd, Abbotsford. A graveside service will be held at 9:30, January 28 at Yarrow Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at Yarrow MB Church, 41995 Yarrow Central Rd., Chilliwack BC. The family wish to thank the staff of Menno W2 for the good care Martha received. In memory of Martha, donations to MCC would be greatly appreciated.
Online condolences can be left at www.woodlawnfh-abbotsford.com