Abram Lewis Goertzen passed away March 18, 2007 at the age of 89 years. He was predeceased by his first wife: Hazel Irene, and son: Dale. Survived by his loving family; wife: Edna, children: Marcia (Don) Nahorney, Roland (Elaine) Goertzen, Gayle (Jeff) Kier, and Tamara (Calvin) Kettner, numerous grandchildren, brothers: Clarence Goertzen and Frank Goertzen.
A Traditional Service was held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church 1300 Ryder Street, Hope , B.C. Wednesday 21, 2007 @ 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Caleb Bru officiating. Interment followed at Mountainview Cemetery, Hope, B.C.
Lewis considered his part in starting the first floating church in Canada to be a significant highlight in his life and this achievement represents his lifelong friendship with God.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: It is Written Canada in Lewis’ memory.
Mountainside Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements 604-869-8229.