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Irma Neufeld

July 21, 1931 - March 13, 2012


Irma Susan Neufeld (nee Penner)passed away peacefully at the age of 80 following a brief illness. She was surrounded by her loving family until the end. Irma was the beloved wife of Rudy Neufeld (deceased 2007).She was predeceased by her father
John in 1978, mother Agatha in 2001, brother Arthur in 1988,and brother George in 2003. Irma grew up in Rosemary, Alberta and after marrying Rudy started her family life on the farm in Seven Persons, Alberta. They moved to Abbotsford in 1982.
Irma will be deeply missed by her children and grandchildren:Stewart (and Cathy in Windsor,ON), Cameron (and Marianne and their children Adam (and wife Erin) and Jordan in Edmonton),Cynthia (and Karl and their children Luke & Aaron in Maple Ridge) and Garth (and Liz and their children Alec & Graeme in Abbotsford). She also leaves to mourn her passing, her sisters,Frieda in Kelowna, Alice in Edmonton,and Eva in Sechelt, BC. Irma was devoted to her family. She loved reading,swimming,gardening, playing bridge and scrabble, listening to classical music and jazz, and taking in a play. She also volunteered at the MCC in Abbotsford where she combined her love of books and her concern for others in need. Irma loved the beauty of nature and its power to inspire. She was the first to jump into a freezing cold lake and shout that we should join her. She also taught us that a proper picnic must include hot strong coffee served in the best china cups one has!Irma Neufeld lived her life graciously and died peacefully. We commit her spirit to the Lord.
Irma’s funeral will be held on Monday, March 19, 2012, 11:00am at Emmanuel Mennonite
Church, 3471 Clearbrook Rd, Abbotsford. Please join the family for lunch at the Church following the service. In lieu of flowers,donations are most welcome to the MCC this time.


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From: Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff

Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: ken biemans
Relation: old friends, neighbours

Stewart, Cam, Cindy, Garth and families. Please accept our family’s condolences on your Mom’s passing. We have many very fond memories of times we shared back in Seven Persons. Both your Mom and Dad are unforgettable, your Mom’s poise and quiet wisdom, and your Dad’s quick wit and clever analysis of situations. All the best. ken

From: Neil Neufeld
Relation: Nephew

Time can seem so long in our moments but so short in our lives. Knowing that we are all in God’s hands from before we start this journey until we get to go home, hopefully provides comfort; a ‘see you later’ rather than ‘goodbye’.
May His comfort surround all who were blessed to have been close to her heart

From: Lecia Kozak
Relation: Through Cam.

Dear Cam,
So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Thinking of you and your family and saying prayers for you all, as well as for the journey of your mother’s soul.
Much love,

From: sam cramer
Relation: Cam is a neighbor

Cam and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Sending hugs and good thoughts.

From: Lori Lister
Relation: My brother in law's mom.

Best wishes and thoughts are with you .

From: Mrs.Linda Finnie and Mr. Jim Finnie
Relation: Through Mr.Jim Findlay

Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences to Mr. Cam Neufeld and the entire family of the late Irma Neufeld, May you all take comfort in the thought of your dear mother at rest and at peace,safe in the arms of Jesus Christ for all eternity. God Bless you all. Jim and Linda Finnie.

From: Wendy Neufeld
Relation: Former Daughter in law

Dear Garth, Liz, Cindy, Karl, Stu, Cathy, Cam and Marianne: My heart aches for the loss of your most wonderful Mom. She was so devoted to her family and I pray that you are comforted to know that she has been reunited with Rudy and that their love for you wil always be in your hearts and memories, as they are in mine. I am sorry I was not able to be there in person as I have been struggling with illness this week, but I was there in spirit. Much love,

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
March 19, 2012
Beginning at 11:00am

Emmanuel Mennonite Church
3471 Clearbrook Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

3471 Clearbrook Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

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