Dueck, Heinrich H. (1904-1995)

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Elisabeth & Heinrich Dueck
Source: History of the First Mennonite Church Greendale by G.I. Peters, p. 40

Heinrich H. Dueck: minister; born 11 June 1904, Schardau, Molotschna Mennonite Settlement, South Russia, the son of Heinrich J. and Anna (Flaming) Dueck. He was baptized 24 June 1924 in Landskrone, Molotschna Colony, South Russia. Heinrich married Elisabeth Schmidt (28 April 1906, Steinfeld, Molotschna, South Russia - 19 February 1995, Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada) on 5 April 1930 in Chinook, Alberta. She was the daughter of Tobias T. Schmidt (29 August 1876-4 July 1950) and Elisabeth (Fast) Schmidt (2 February 1880-7 October 1920). Heinrich and Elisabeth had five children: Henry, John, Helga, Victor, and Lorie. Heinrich died on 27 March 1995 in Chilliwack, British Columbia.

Heinrich was ordained to the ministry on 3 March 1930 by Elder C.D. Harder in Chinook, Alberta. Dueck was among eight families who purchased a quarter section (160 acres) of land in the Coghlan area of Langley, BC, in 1934. Dueck served as the first minister in the Coghlan (later Bethel) Mennonite Church. Dueck also served those Mennonites in the Abbotsford area who did not have a minister. Dueck retired in 1969 and he and his wife moved to Chilliwack.


Bethel Mennonite Church: 1936-1980. Aldergrove, BC: Bethel Mennonite Church, n.d.

Der Bote (31 March 1995): 6; (19 April 1995): 6.

GRANDMA (The Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry) Database, 6.06 ed. Fresno, CA: California Mennonite Historical Society, 2011: #163410.

Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published June 2005

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