OBITUARY

Edwin Ferdinand Janz

May 23, 1917February 27, 2013

Edwin Ferdinand Janz (1917-2013) died peacefully on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at age 95. He was predeceased by Mary, his beloved wife of 63 years. He will be profoundly missed by his children and their spouses Jim and Sharon Janz, Jeannette and Jim Dueck, Myrna and Brian Buhler, and Beverley and George Durance, his 12 grandchildren Rodney (Kathleen) , Mona (Tim), Debbie, Michael (Lisa), Angela, Marcia (Jay), Grady (Carly), Charlie (Becky), Annie (Spencer), Myrna (Shawn), David (Nancy) and Jonathan (Ruth Anne) and his 20 great grandchildren Becca (Austin), Jess, Tyler, Ian, Moriah, Grayson, Tyrel, Annika, Arlo, Annabel, James, Mary, Frank, Hudson, Gabriel, Dominic, Jonathan, Joel, Benjamin and Caleb, as well as his many nieces and nephews. Edwin’s steadfast faith in God guided him throughout his long life and his cheerful personality made him a joy to all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be sent to TeachBeyond (formerly Janz Team Ministries), a mission organization founded by Edwin’s brothers: 2121 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg, MB R2G 1P8, www.teachbeyond.org.

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Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 9, 2013
REMEMBERING

Edwin Ferdinand Janz

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Gail Hunter

March 12, 2013

Promoted to Glory! A beautiful celebration of your dad/grandpa's life. I wept, and laughed and remembered this lovely man, the dad of my childhood girlfriends! Thank you for sharing this. Many Blessings as you walk these next few months in such sweet sorrow

Angela and dycklings

March 9, 2013

We are so sorry to miss saying good bye to great Granpa and grandpa. We loved our ABC lunches , and am so sorry for ourselves, but joyful that you are back with the pink princess.

Myrna and Eldon Koch DeFehr

March 9, 2013

I am so sorry to miss the Memorial service of my favorite Prairie Grade School teacher and friend. (last Monday's surgery has done that on me.) He was a delight every time we met. Your entire family, I am proud to call friends! God be with you as you miss your dad and rejoice in His eternal care! Myrna Koch DeFehr (Eldon too)

Lou and Marilyn Sawchenko

March 9, 2013

Thinking of you today as you remember and celebrate the life of your father/grandfather and great grandfather. He will be missed. God bless you all.

Gloria Askew

March 9, 2013

I am sending my love and prayers of condolence at your loss. I am so honored I had the privelage of meeting him on more than one occasion. I know the Lord is with you all giving you comfort and peace.
Much love Gloria Askew

Deborah Kriger

March 6, 2013

Grandpa choked up every time he mentioned his bride's name. There was a legendary reunion in the heavens last week.

March 6, 2013

Dear Janz family,
I was saddened to hear of your father's death but also rejoice that he is with his Lord. May God's comfort and peace be yours in a special measure. Losing fathers and grandfathers leaves a big hole in hearts and lives. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love in Christ, Velma Warnock

Malcolmc Cameron

March 5, 2013

Dear Jim and family. Just a note to say that Peace Portal Alliance is thinking of you and praying for you during these days of loss. Thank you for chatting on the phone this morning, Jim, and for outlining the memorial plans, and so on. I know you have played a significant part in the formation of the church, for which we remain thankful. We will be thinking of you as the days progress, asking God for a sense of peace and comfort, knowing that your Dad's journey continues in the presence our Heavenly Father.

Sincerely yours,

Malcolm Cameron, Counseling Centre Director and Interim Pastor of Congregational Care.

Debbie Esau

March 5, 2013

Dear Brian and Myrna -- may i offer my deepest condolences on the passing of your dad -- i know his legacy lives on in your family - all the best in this time of saying goodbye - may the many memories live on in your hearts.
your friend Debbie Esau

Alvina Rempel

March 5, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.