Obituary of Maria Kasdorf Janzen

Tante Marichen

Tante Marichen

JANZEN, Maria J. 1929 – 2011 Maria passed away, peacefully, after a lengthy illness, at Leisureworld Care Giving Centre in Elmira, on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, in her 82nd year. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Cornelius Janzen (2004). Dear step-mother of Helmut (Renate) of Kitchener, Harry (Edith) of Brazil, Heinz (Erna), Elizabeth (Allan) and John (Irene), all of Kitchener. Maria will be remembered by her 14 grand-children, 20 great-grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews and their families. Also predeceased by her parents, Johann and Anna Kasdorf, one sister, and five brothers. Maria was a member of Kitchener Mennonite Brethren Church. The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Leisureworld in Elmira. Relatives and friends are invited to the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home , 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Thursday, March 10, 2011 for visitation from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. followed by the funeral service in the chapel at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Vidya Narimalla officiating. Interment will follow in Niverville, Manitoba. As expressions of sympathy, condolences and memorial donations to the Mennonite Central Committee or the Alzheimer Society of K-W may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at or 519-745-8445.

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