Lydia M. Toews, our Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother was born December 4, 1921. After 99 years, she passed away peacefully at Linden AB, December 27, 2020. She was the first of a family of ten children born to Aaron & Mary Baerg Megli, at Sunnyslope, AB. Mom grew up on the family farm helping her father work with horses and cows.

Cousin Frank Klassen joined their family when she was five, and she was happy to have an older brother to walk with to school, a mile across country. Her p

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Our Dear Sister Bertha Wiebe, a beloved Aunt, Great Aunt, and Friend, was born October 1, 1939, to Isaac and Mary Friesen Wiebe at their home at Swalwell, AB. She passed into Heaven at the Three Hills Hospital at the age of 81 years after a short bout of illness. When Bertha was 11 years old, she gave her heart to the Lord and was baptized becoming a member of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. She loved the Lord dearly and showed this by her caring and kindness, to her family, friends, pat

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Wilbert Monroe Esau was born to John T. Esau and Margaret DeVeer Esau on April 13, 1929 at Linden, AB. He passed away peacefully on December 13, 2020 at Outlook, SK, at the age of 91. Grandpa enjoyed his childhood in the homesteading frontier of Crooked Creek, AB, where he rode his horse to a small one-roomed school. He grew up in a large family with 4 brothers and 3 sisters. Grandpa loved to tell us stories of how, as a child, he would take a pail of eggs to the local store to sell. He packed t

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Lydda Duerksen Regehr was born on February 28, 1931 at Swalwell, Alberta, to Abraham and Eva Schartner Duerksen. She peacefully passed away on December 19, 2020 at West View Care Community in Linden Alberta. Mom grew up with six older and one younger sibling on the family farm in the Linden area. She attended the Antler school during her childhood years. Mom was 17 when she moved to Abbotsford, BC, with her parents and brother Dave and lived there for a couple years. When she was 19 she came bac

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