nee Weitzel

Edna Engel (Weitzel) was born in Togo, Saskatchewan on August 6, 1927 and passed away on December 14, 2012 at Christine Morrison Hospice in Mission at the age of 85 years.

She is survived by her children: Connie (Gerald) Blenkarn, Bob (Lisa) Engel, Debbie (Tony) VanLaerhoven; eightgrandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; her sister Rose Peppler; sistesr-in-law: Vilma Nahirney, Effie Engel and Violet Engel; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

She was pre-deceased by her husband, Bill, in 2004, her father and mother, Emilie and Jacob Weitzel, her sisters Elsie, Esther and Ramona, brother Bill, and numerous sister and brother-in-laws. Edna has lived in Agassiz since 1955 and has established many close friendships within the community. Memorial service will be held on Friday, December 21st, at 1:00 at Christ Lutheran Church on Charles Street in Chilliwack. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edna’s memory to the Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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