Henry WARKENTIN

Henry Warkentin was born in Hepburn, Sask. on January 17, 1922, the third of seven children born to Jacob and Anne Warkentin. Aside from a short time that the family lived in Mexico, Henry grew up in Saskatchewan. One of Henry’s most memorable adventures was when he and his cousin Henry Firesen spent two months travelling from Fielding, Sask. to Penticton, B.C. in a covered wagon. Soon after Henry met and married Annie Reimer, settling in Surrey, B.C. and raising their three children. Henry held many jobs thorughout his life including farming, ranching, being in the Canadian Army (1944-1945) Chief Jam Cook, logging, construction and working for the Surrey Municipal Public Works. In 1980 Henry retired and moved to the 108 Mile Ranch where he was able to devote most of his time to his art, producing beautiful landscape oil paintings, carving wildlife and building a large HO model railroad. Henry was predeceased by his wife of 40 years, Annie and his grandson Terry. He is survived by his daughter Carol (Jack) and twin sons Wilf (Geri) and Wes (Patty) as well as four grandchildren: Ryan, Tamara, Danae and Bree. A memorial service was held Sept. 1, 2007 at 100 Mile Baptist Church. Service was officiated by Bruce Wilcox. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.100milefuneralservice.com

100 Mile Funeral Service Ltd. entrusted with the arrangements. 395-3243