Ernest “Ernie” DYCK

Ernest “Ernie” Dyck, age 72, was received into God’s presence Wednesday, February 1, 2006. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by his ­family. Ernie was a long-time resident of Chilliwack, where he was a school teacher and principal. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Elsie; children: Andrew (Martha) Dyck, Abbotsford, and Lois (James) Klassen, Dawson Creek; 6 grandchildren; and four siblings: Margaret (Jakob) Block, Abbotsford, Peter (Agnes) Dyck, Erskine, AB, Helene (Ben) Schmidt, Oliver, and John (Mary) Dyck, Mission.

A memorial service will be held at Broadway Church at 1:00 pm on Monday, February 6, at 4661 Maple Ave., Chilliwack, with a fellow­ship lunch to ­follow. Donations in Ernie’s memory to the World Relief Branch of Mennonite Central Committee, Box 20388, Abbotsford, BC V2T 3T8 will be gratefully received.