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Peter Esau

March 14, 1923 - December 31, 2016


March 14, 1923  –  December 31, 20136

Peter Esau, aged 93, passed away peacefully at Chilliwack General Hospital December 31, 2016.  He immigrated to Canada with in parents in 1926 and grew up in Manitoba.  In 1943 the family moved to B.C.  That same year Peter was called to join the army and served until 1946.  In 1948 he married Elizabeth Dueck.  They were blessed with 4 children and farmed in the Rosedale area and worked at several jobs.  In 1958 Peter started work at East Chilliwack Co-op and worked there for 35 years before retiring at age 65.  He leaves to mourn  his son Gordon (Esther) and daughters Kathy (Dale) and Joyce (Rod); son-in-law Gord Stacey; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and other relatives and friends.  He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth, 1 daughter and 1 grandson.  A celebration of life will be held Friday, January 6, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Central Community Church where Peter was a charter member. 



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From: Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff

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

From: Rosalea Warkentin
Relation: Friend of my husband Peter

Sympathy to the Esau family. ..My Peter always enjoyed seeing your father in Banner’s and saying hello. Now they are meeting in heaven.

From: Peter and Nellie Van Oort
Relation: Former co-worker and friend

Our condolences with the loss of your beloved father and grandfather. May the Lord strengthen and comfort you.
Kind regards,
Peter and Nellie

From: David and Darlene Bergen
Relation: Relative

So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. We are thinking if you and praying that you find real comfort in all the happy nemories you share.
Love, David and Darlene

From: Cathie Bola
Relation: From church during the 1980s

I remember Peter from my time at Chilliwack Central Church. He and his family were always kind to me as a new born Christian and admired his enthusiasm for the game of bowling when we played together. Thank you for your support those many years ago. Blessings to the family.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
January 6, 2017
Beginning at 1:00pm

Central Community Church
46100 Chilliwack Central Road
Chilliwack, BC Canada

46100 Chilliwack Central Road
Chilliwack, BC Canada

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