Peter Klassen passed away with his family by his side at London Health Science Centre-Victora Campus, Ont., on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in his 72nd year.
He was the beloved husband of Sara (Wiebe) Klassen. He was the dear father of Annie Neufeld (Peter) of Vauxhall, Alberta; Johnny Klassen (Lisa) of Listowel; Justina Kornelsen (Norman) of Whitecourt, Alberta; Linda Wall(Dave) of Aylmer; Martha Bergen (Dave) of Aylmer; and Neil Klassen (Lisa) of Vauxhall, Alberta. He was the loving grandfather of Steven (Annie), Linda (Pete), Joanne (George), Elizabeth, Tina (Jake), Cornie (Lisa), Frank, Jennifer, Jenic, Diana, Rick, Rodney (Pearl), Leelan, Dalin, Jaron, Demea, Josh, Hallie;and great-grandfather of Austin, Emmett, Alyvia, Aiden, and Neil.
He was the brother to Hans (Agatha), Benjamin (Lisa), Tina Friesen (Jacob), Nettie Rempel (Cornelius), Helen Wall (Ben), Jacob (Helen), Susanna Banman (Frank). He was a brother-in-law to Susanna and Sara. He was also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
Peter was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, on Aug. 10, 1943, son of the late Johan and Justina (Fehr) Klassen. He was predeceased by brothers Abram, Cornelius, and David. Peter worked at Imperial Tobacco and was a member of the Straffordville EMC. The funeral service was held at the Mount Salem Sommerfeld Mennonite Church on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, with Pastor Abe Berg officiating.
– His Family