Hannah Loewen of Leduc, AB passed away peacefully at the age of 89 in the Leduc Hospital on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Hannah moved from the family farm in Gretna, MB to Winnipeg to start her career in the retail industry, including Grey Goose Bus Lines, Dirnfeld’s and Ashdown’s Hardware. After her marriage to Ben, they moved to Ardrossan, AB where she continued her career at Leons for 11 years. Then in 2001, they moved to Leduc, AB where she has been living up to the present.
Hannah was born in Gretna, MB on July 29, 1929 to Peter and Anna (Heinrichs) Heide. She is survived by her two brothers Peter (Trudy) Heide of Beaumont, AB and Nick Heide of Moosomin, SK; also one sister Betty Friesen of Cochrane, AB, one brother-in-law Jack Toews of Altona, MB; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Ben of 37 years, siblings Katrina (infant), Anne Marie (age 5), Helen and Johnny; also sisters-in-law Betty (Toews) Heide, Ann (Braun) Heide, and brother-in-law Elmer Friesen. Hannah was loved by many and will be missed.
A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Holyrood Mennonite Church, 9505 – 79 St. NW, Edmonton, AB and interment service will be at a later date in Gretna, MB.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Hannah’s name to the Mennonite Central Committee Alberta, 12343 – 149 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5L 3J5.