of Alberta



April 1,1940 – August 22, 2008

MISS ANNIE KLASSEN of Coaldale passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Friday, August 22, 2008 at the age of 68 years.

Annie was born to Frank and Anna Klassen on April 1, 1940 in Russia. She fled to Germany with her family during the war and immigrated to Canada in June 1948. She became a teacher, teaching in Nobleford, Sunnyside and Coaldale. Illness was part of Annie’s life and in early June she was admitted to the Chinook Regional Hospital where she remained until her passing.

Annie leaves to mourn her sisters Anita (George) Klassen and Helen (Heinz) Dyck and brother Frank Klassen.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at a viewing between 11:00am and 12:00pm on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at the COALDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, 2316 – 17 Street, followed by a Graveside Service at 1:30pm at the Coaldale Cemetery, Mennonite Section.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00PM on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at the COALDALE MENNONITE CHURCH.