Anne was born at Aberdeen, Saskatchewan on February 20, 1923. She grew up and attended school there. In 1944 she was baptized and joined the church; the same year her parents and family moved to Helston, Manitoba. It was in 1950 that she married Pete Schellenberg of Gladstone, Manitoba; together they raised two children, a son Rod and a daughter Barbara. She kept herself busy as a homemaker and in raising her children. It was at this time that she made a personal commitment to the Lord. She loved singing and sang in several choir groups and was active in the local ladies church group. She was a founding member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Manitoba Agricultural Museum. In 1975, having sold the farm, she bought a dress shop in MacGregor, Manitoba. In 1977 the entire family moved to Endiang, Alberta and in 1978 she earned her real estate license. In 1986 Anne’s time was spent caring for Barbara who passed away in 1989 after a lengthy illness. Anne was also active in politics, the Missionary Women’s Society and the Stettler Christian Women’s Club. Anne moved from Paintearth Lodge to Points West Living in December 2014. She was predeceased by her daughter Barbara, husband Pete, her parents Margaret and Peter Klassen and her four sisters and one brother. Anne is survived by her son Rod (Lynnette) Schellenberg; grandchildren: Dwayne and his children Cole, Dayne and Beau; Clint and his children Heather and Clay; Crystal (Will) Oickle and their children: Dakoda, Jack and Alexandria; sisters: Kathy Isaak, Susan (Aaron) Schellenberg, Betty Klassen, Gertie (Henry) Sawatsky and Evelyn Thiessen; numerous other relatives and many dear friends. Predeceased by daughter Barbara and husband Pete, as well as four sisters and one brother.

Funeral services were held at Evangelical Missionary Church, Castor, Alberta with Rev. Grant Sikstrom officiating. Mrs. Nadene Wideman presented her gift of music for the congregational hymns. Anne was laid to rest at Castor Cemetery with her beloved Pete and her daughter Barbara, with her grandchildren and nephews as pallbearers. Family and friends gathered in the Upper Hall of the Church for a time of fellowship and a luncheon by Women’s Ministries.

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