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Glen Abram Hildebrandt

August 23, 1968 - January 9, 2019


Glen Abram Hildebrandt was born on August 23, 1968 and he passed away after an almost four year battle with cancer on January 9, 2019.

He is survived and loved by his wife Laurel, sons Donovan and Joshua; his parents Abe and Alma Hildebrandt; his sister Donna (Dan) Zacharias; brother Brian (Dianne) Hildebrandt; nieces & nephews Lynette (Artisa & Azzira) & Melanie Zacharias; Lauren (Colin) Dueck; Lee, Alana (fiancé Levi); father-in-law David (Margaret) Friesen; sister-in-law Darlene (Dan) Wollf , niece & nephews: Austin, Ginelle (Lyle), Dawson ; brother-in-law Jonathon Friesen,  niece and nephews: Caleb, Chelsea, Connor; as well as many beloved friends, family and colleagues.

Glen was known for his great big heart filled with kindness, service, patience and the love of God for all he encountered. He was a gentle giant. His sense of humour was always something that lightened our hearts, even on his last day. He has left a huge hole by leaving this world and will be sorely missed. He fought the good fight & was rewarded with the eternal crown.

There will be a viewing Thursday evening, January 17th  from 7pm – 8pm and a celebration of his life Friday, January 18th at 1 pm both at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, 3471 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford.  A reception will follow with an open mike for those who want to share memories of Glen.


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From: Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home

Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Gareth Brandt
Relation: friend

Laurel, Donavon, and Josh: Condolences to you as you grieve the loss of someone so dear. My best memories of Glen are when we were both conference youth ministers, he in BC and I in Alberta. His bigheartedness was shown to me in how he volunteered to drive our moving truck when we moved to Abbotsford. Our work, church, and family life took us in different directions but it has been so good to see Micah make friends with Josh and Donovan at Camp Squeah last summer and then to have had both in my classes. Prayers, Gareth Brandt

From: Connie Friesen
Relation: Real estate

I was so sorry to read about Glen’s passing. Not sure if you were aware that Richard passed away in September, also from cancer. So I’m sending condolences on his behalf, knowing of his high regard for both of you. May you and your family find peace in your faith.

From: Judy Bergen

Laurel you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

From: Tim Smith
Relation: Coached Josh

Sylvia and I are sending our condolences to you. We are praying for you in this difficult time.

From: Michi Rettich
Relation: friend of Glen's wife Laurel, our kids played together when they were younger

Dear Laurel and family. My sincere condolences to you all on the loss of your dear husband and father. Praying for the Lord to comfort you and provide for all your needs.

Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
January 18, 2019
Beginning at 1:00pm

Emmanuel Mennonite Church
3471 Clearbrook Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

3471 Clearbrook Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Camp Squeah – Campership fund – #4-27915 Trans-Canada Hwy, Hope, BC V0X 1L3

Online  – http://squeah.com/

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