Martha Margaret Thiessen

Martha Margaret Thiessen, 95, Whitewater, died Feb. 22, 2008.

The daughter of Jacob and Marie Thiessen, she was born Jan. 6, 1913, near Emmaus church.

She was a Bible school teacher.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Henry; and a sister who died at birth.

Survivors include two brothers, Edgar and Wilferd, both of Whitewater.

Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Swiss Church, Whitewater, with Pastor Ted Veer and Pastor Bill Wiebe officiating.

Graveside services were at 1:45 p.m. today at Emmaus Church Cemetery, Whitewater.

Memorial funds have been established with Building Churches in Mexico, in care of Wilferd and Gladys Thiessen; Mully Orphanage, Kenya, in care of James and Kyleen DeYoung; or Voice Program in care of Jake and Lillian Leyenaar.