Peter Klassen, age 86 years of Altona formerly of Blumenort South, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at the Altona Memorial Health Centre.
He is survived by his wife Mary, their children John (Kathie) Klassen, Hilda (Gordon) Peters, Dorothy (Nick) Molchan, Marge (Ray) Bock, Lydia (Larry) Neudorf, Dwight Klassen, Richard (Cindy) Klassen, Chris (Jason) Peters, and Becky (Terry) Toews, as well as by 19 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. He is also survived by 1 sister and 5 brothers. He was predeceased by one son Vernon in infancy, and by one daughter Elizabeth.
Memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Altona Sommerfeld Mennonite Church with burial prior to the service at 1:30 p.m. at the Klassen Family Cemetery. Viewing will be at Wiebe Funeral Home Altona on Friday, January 5 from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, and on Saturday, January 6 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Donations in memory of Peter Klassen may be made to Altona and District Palliative Care.