RATZLAFF, Margaret Thiessen

March 21, 1918

- November 8, 2010

Margaret Thiessen Ratzlaff ~ March 21, 1918 - November 8, 2010 ~ Margaret was born in Kleefeld Manitoba. Her father, Henry G Thiessen was a widower with three sons, Henry, David, and John, when he married Elizabeth (Issac) Toews, a widow with five children, Anna, John, Frank, Elizabeth, and Helen.  Four children were born to this union, Stanley, Mary, Katherine, and Margaret.At the age of 1 1/2 years, Margaret moved with her family to Alberta, wh

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PENNER, Jaymie Our precious baby daughter, Jaymie Lou, was born to us, Dean & Tracy Penner, on February 25, 2009 at the Foothills Health Care Center, Calgary, AB. While we were looking forward to her arrival, we became aware that she had MOPD Type II, the same type of genetic dwarfism as her sister, Victoria had. After a short illness, Jaymie peacefully slipped away in her Daddy's arms at the Alberta Children's Hospital on the evening of November 4, 2010. She was just over one and a half yea

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PENNER, Catharina (Katie)

October 19, 1919

- November 11, 2010

PENNER, Catharina (Katie) was the third child of fifteen, born to Lawrence and Barbara Richter in Rasdat, Saskatchewan on October 19, 1919. Her family farmed in the area barely surviving in the depression years of the 1930's. Catharina attended the one-room country school near Rasdat and though she had dreamed of continuing school to become a teacher, help was needed at home and she helped with the younger children, gardening and butchering and working for n

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BONDAR, Pearl (Afonaseff)
BONDAR, Pearl (Afonaseff) passed away on November 10, 2010 at the age of 102 years. She passed away from pneumonia after a brief stay in the Three Hills Hospital. She has lived the Three Hills Robertson Manor and Golden Hills Lodge, since her husband Henry passed away on January 17, 1995. Pearl came to Canada in 1924 from Balchik, Bulgaria. She came with her widowed mother (Alexandra), two sisters Mary and Nora, and two brothers George and Bill. Pearl was the second oldest of six children. Her

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