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Johanna Van Leuven (Neufeldt)

January 31, 1928 - May 21, 2016

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Johanna,  “Mrs. Ernie from Ernie’s Austrian Bakery”, passed away peacefully at home. She was pre deceased by her Father, Mother, two Brothers and Husband. She is survived by her two sisters- in- law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends in both Canada and Germany.  Her burial will take place at 10 am Thursday, May 26th  at Ocean View Burial Park, 4000 Imperial Street, Burnaby with a service to follow at South Langley Mennonite Brethren Church, 20098 – 22 Ave., Langley at 1 p.m.  In lieu of flowers please donate in Johanna’s name to Hungry for Life (For shipping costs to the Ukraine) as she took great pride in helping the Babushkas’ and others there( http://www.hungryforlife.org/).  

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From: David & Anneliese Robens
Relation: Customers of the Austrian Bakery

We noticed Mrs. Ernie’s obituary in the Vancouver Sun. She was a truly wonderful addition to our lives. We have yet to find a better caraway and sourdough rye!
Every time we would enter the lovely neighbourhood bakery, Mrs. Ernie would greet us with her beautiful smile and joyous attitude. She made our time at the bakery absolutely delightful.
I remember that I would come in and she would ask me to sing songs. During one visit, I sang her the song Alice The Camel; the next time I visited, she had invented a new bread – Camel Bread. And she told me it was inspired by my song. I felt famous! And she even attended my Bar Mitzvah! She had a great way of making one feel like they were the most important person in the world when she was with them!
We are truly sorry for your loss, as we were sorry for ours when the bakery closed! We wish you love, strength, and a sense of peace, harmony and unity during this sad time. We hope that Mrs. Ernie lived a satisfying and fulfilling life, full of as much love as she delivered to us upon each visit!
Be well,

Dave and Anneliese.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
May 26, 2016
Beginning at 1:00pm

Location:
South Langley MB Church
20098 - 22 Avenue
Langley, BC Canada

20098 - 22 Avenue
Langley, BC Canada

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