Susie was born November 25, 1909 in the Ukraine. In 1926, she, and her family immigrated to Canada.
In 1933 she married Johann (John) Thiessen in Beaverlodge, AB. In 1943, they, along with their two daughters started a fruit farm in Oliver, BC. In 1967, they retired to Chilliwack, BC, where they could enjoy some leisure time and hobbies.
Susie was active in the Eden Mennonite church and made many friends. Due to failing health in 2000 Susie went to live at the Menno home in Abbotsford and later to Menno hospital where she went to be with her Savior on Tuesday, August 13, 2009.
Susie is survived by two daughters, Louise (Johnny) Goertzen; Margaret (John) Peters; grandchildren, Lionel (Debbie); Debra (Steve), Ron (Rosie); Randall (Jennifer); Jim, Susan, and Len (Cathy); eight grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Susie was predeceased by her parents, Jacob and Margarete Enns; daughter, Hilda; husband, Johann in 1979. Also, seven brothers and six sisters.
Many thanks to the staff at Menno hospital for the constant love and care, especially her last weeks.
Donations in her memory may be made to MCC, BC. Memorial Service will be held Friday, August 21, 2009 at 11:00am, Eden Mennonite Church, 46551 Chilliwack Central Rd, Chilliwack.
Wiebe & Jeske
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