Klassen, Justina

Justina Klassen (nee Heppner)


klassen justina sqOn Tuesday, June 24, 2014, Justina Klassen of Winkler, MB went home to be with her Lord and Saviour.

She was born on February 17, 1937, to Henry and Helena Heppner.  She was baptized upon confession of her faith on May 21, 1956 at the Sommerfelder Mennonite Church in Altona.  Justina married John B. Klassen on July 21, 1957.  They were blessed with five daughters.

She leaves to mourn her husband of 56 years, John, her daughters, Darlene of Winkler, Esther (Lyle) of Airdrie, Jean (Merlin) of Winkler and Grace (Dave) of Plum Coulee, seven grandchildren, one sister, four brothers, her in-laws and their families. She was predeceased by one daughter, her parents, two sisters and two brothers, two sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law, two nieces and one nephew.

Funeral service was held on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Winkler Mennonite Church with burial at the Hochstadt Cemetery.

The family wishes to extend grateful thanks to the doctors and staff at BTHC, friends and family and the New Hope Mennonite Church family for their prayers and care given through this time.  If friends so desire, donations may be made in Justina‚Äôs memory to Gateway Resources in Winkler.

Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler

In care of arrangements