my Oma's obituary

Surrounded by family, Lydia Janzen went to be with her Lord and Saviour, on Sunday, March 23, 2008. Lydia longed to meet Jesus and now has spent Easter Sunday celebrating and praising Him in heaven. Halleluiah!! She was predeceased by her parents Abram & Maria Isaak, and her beloved husband of 41 years, Paul Janzen. Lydia is survived by 5 daughters and 5 son in laws, Alvina and Wilf Janzen, Agnes and Abe Wiens, Marlene and Jim Le Ber, Ziggy and Harry Duerksen, Lenore and Rudy Klassen. Lydia loved to be involved in her 19 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren’s lives. She leaves behind many friends and family including her 5 sisters and their husbands. Those who knew Lydia will miss her dearly, as she offered love, kindness and peace to those with whom she had contact. Her family will receive condolences on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 from 3-5 and 7-9 at the Tallman Funeral Home 3277 King Street in Vineland. A celebration of Lydia’s life will take place on Thursday, March 27, 2008 11am at Scott Street Mennonite Brethren Church, located at 339 Scott Street in St. Catharines. A private family interment will take place prior to the Celebration Service. Memorial Donations can be made to Camp Crossroads, a centre dedicated to the spiritual growth of children and families.

1 comment:

Lisa said...

I'm sorry to hear of the passing of your Oma. I hope that her funeral was both a celebration of her life and of where she is now as well as good bye. My Grandma's was like that. It was sad and happy at the same time.