Title and Physical Description
Peter Rempel fonds.– 1961-2004. – 0.5 cm of textual records
Peter Rempel, 1925- , was born in Moscow, USSR, and emigrated with his family to Manitoba, Canada in 1926. In 1936 they settled at Vauxhall, Alberta. He studied at Mennonite Brethren Bible Schools in Vauxhall and Coaldale. In 1948 he married Mary Baerg, and worked as a farmer, a city bus driver, and a carpenter. In 1961 he was ordained, and in in 1963 he was the founding pastor of Lendrum Mennonite Brethren Church. In 1969 he resigned from the pastorate in order to establish Youth Orientation Units (Y.O.U.), a rehabilitation program for delinquent youth located on a farm near Warburg, Alberta. In 1990 the Y.O.U. program was closed. For further biographical information, see: Peter Rempel, youth worker, pastor, counselor : the road less travelled / Anne Harder. – [Calgary] : Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta, 2003; and: Stumbling heavenward : the extraordinary life of an ordinary man, Peter Rempel. – Winnipeg : Hyperion Press, 1984.
The register of marriages was in the possession of H.E. Dyck.
Scope & Content
The fonds consists of a register of marriages performed by Peter Rempel, 1961-2004, including the dates, names of the couples, and locations.
Source of Acquisition
Gift of H.E. Dueck, April 25, 2015
Last edited by Jim Bowman, 2 March, 2017