Katharina Dyck, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2011 AD, at the Chilliwack General Hospital at the age of eighty-nine. “Tina”, as she was known by her friends, was born on July 7, 1921 in Georgestahl, Ukraine, then emigrated to Germany when she was 25. With her husband, Abram, and two sons, moved to Canada in 1955. She spent her time with family, friends and church, loved life and travelling.
She was a selfless caregiver to not only her family but to numerous foster children and loved to provide for others. In spite of her years of illness her main concerns were for the well-being of others over herself.
She will be sadly missed. She’ll be lovingly remembered by her brother, Peter Bergmann (Margaret); sisters, Helen Friesen and Nettie Bergmann; sons, Henry Dyck, Rudy (Susan) Dyck and Robert Dyck; grandchildren: Robert Dyck and Gregory Dyck (Michelle), Brian Dyck and Jason Dyck; great-grandchildren: Ryan Dyck and Brendon Dyck. She was sadly predeceased by Abram Dyck.
Memorial service will be held at 2 PM on February 22, 2011 at Eden Mennonite Church, 46551 Chilliwack Central Road, Pastor Rob Brown, officiating. Burial at Vedder View Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in Katharina Dyck’s name to the BC Cancer Foundation, 600 – 685 West Broadway, Vancouver BC, V5Z 1G1.
Online condolences can be left at www.Woodlawn-MtCheam.ca