John Marvin Thiessen

John Marvin Thiessen

John Marvin Thiessen passed away peacefully into the presence of his Lord on January 8, 2018 at the age of 86.

He was born April 27, 1931 in Herbert Saskatchewan.

John met the love of his life, Katie Isaac and were married on August 28, 1954.

He is survived by his wife, Katie, his six children, Ken (Bev), Cliff (Shelley), Gerald (Flordeliz), Stan (Val), Heather Welsh and Dwayne (Kelly), nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Also survived by his sister Ruth Hall (Dave), sister-in-law Evelyn and brother-in-law Terry Brush.

He is predeceased by his parents, Peter and Katherine, brother Harry Thiessen, sisters Viola Rempel and Marjorie Brush. 

Celebration of life service will be held at Broadway MB Church in Chilliwack BC on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of John Thiessen to the Gideons (

John spent the majority of his working life at the Envision Financial, formerly East Chilliwack Credit Union where he was a charter member.

Chilliwack Progress

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