Friesen, Anna

Anna Friesen (nee Derksen)
1903 - 2001
 
On Saturday, September 1, 2001 Anna Friesen of Morden Tabor Home went to her eternal rest with the Lord.  She had reached the age of 97 years, 11 months and 18 days.
 
She was born to David & Helena Derksen (nee Hiebert) in Kleefeld Mb on September 14, 1903.  She grew up in the Rosenbach area north of Winkler, and later moved to Osterwick.  Anna was baptized upon her confession of faith in the Sommerfelder Church.  Anna married Isaac Friesen April 8, 1928.  They spent 71 years together.
 
She leaves to mourn her daughter Annie Peters of Morden; son Isaac and his wife Helen of Glencross, who reside on the home place; daughter Helen and her husband Henry Gerbrand of Clearwater, Mb; daughter in-law Tina Friesen of Winnipeg; 17 grandchildren, and 40 great-grandchildren whom she loved and always asked about, sister in-law Helen Thiessen, brother in-law Frank Friesen and many nieces and nephews.
 
Anna was predeceased by her husband Isaac on April 14, 1999; son David on July 3, 1977; son in-law David Peters on September 22, 1985; 3 brothers, and 3 sisters.
 
Funeral service was Wednesday, September 5, 2001, 2:00pm, at the Morden E.M.M. Church, with Rev. Morris Vincent and Rev. Isaac Brown officiating.  Interment followed at Osterwick Cemetery.