David Elmer Baerg was born on April 19th, 1931 in Coaldale, Alberta, to David & Anna Baerg, the 2nd eldest of nine surviving children. He passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour Thanksgiving morning, Oct 10, 2011.
David will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 53 years, Luella, son Ken Baerg (Anne-Marie), daughters Sharon Farrell (Tim), Shauna Beaubien (Gabe), 7 grandchildren, Annaelle, Mailys, Katya and David Baerg, Elaine Farrell (Daryl), Jared Farrell and Steven Helston, 4 step grandchildren, Jeremy Beaubien (Billie-Jean), Clayton Beaubien (Racheal), Laura Bandstra (Darcy), Rebecca Beaubien (Devon) and 3 step great-grandchildren; Claire, Holly and Noah Beaubien.
He was pre-deceased by his parents, David & Anna Baerg, sister Mary Schroeder, brother John Baerg and 3 brothers in infancy. He is survived by his sister Ann Unger (Abe), Jake Baerg (Vera), Abe Baerg (Verleen), Pete Baerg (Marilyn), Ben Baerg (Betty), Neil Baerg (Sue), brother-in-law Henry Schroeder & sister-in-law Ev (Baerg) Roth (Jim).
The family would like to thank Dr. Kuhn, Dr. Constantine, Dr. Botha and the other specialists involved as well as the staff at Abbotsford Regional Hospital for their care of David in the two months that he was there.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 1:00pm at Sevenoaks Alliance Church, 2575 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada, at www.mafcanada.ca and click on memorial under "donate", or call toll free at 1-877-351-9344
Arrangements under the direction of Woodlawn Funeral Home, Abbotsford, BC.