JANZEN (Batty); Hilda Luella
June 22, 1920 – September 26, 2014
Passed away peacefully during a brief stay at Ridge Meadows Hospital. She was a committed Christian and secure in the hope of glory. She was predeceased by her husband John Isaac Janzen, and her sisters Eleanor Batty, Marion King and Laura Mepham, as well as many friends. She is survived by her brother Jack (Jean), her children John, Annie (Albert) and Laura (Steven), 8 grandchildren and 6 great grand children. A wise, gracious and determined woman who grew up in Empress, Saskatchewan in the 20’s and 30’s. War years were spent nursing and dancing at various military bases in Canada, also doing some hitch hiking to see the country. She was very active in her church and for almost 20 years volunteered with the BC Cancer Society driving patients to and from the clinic in Vancouver, although she did not have much need of hospitals herself. Her health declined slightly in her last week but her appetite stayed strong to the end. There will be a memorial service at her church, St. George’s Anglican Church located at 23500 Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge, BC on Friday, October 3rd at 1pm.