Margaret Ediger, 87, of Abbotsford, B.C., died Dec. 18, 2020, at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. She was born Oct. 29, 1933, to Marie (Unger) and William Voght in Rosetown, Sask.
She graduated from Kelowna High School in 1951. She then attended Bethel Bible Institute in Abbotsford, Canadian Mennonite Bible College in Winnipeg, Man., and Victoria College in British Columbia. She taught in northern British Columbia for three years. In 1962 she went to Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary at Elkhart, Ind., where she met her future husband. She and George Ediger of Inman, Kan., were married in 1962.
She and George spent one year as missionaries in Arizona, 12 years in Colombia in South America and 11 years in Dallas, Texas. They lived in Inman, Kan., for a few years in between. They then moved back to Kelowna and then Abbotsford.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, George; a son, David Ediger of Langley; and a daughter, Judy Grosbach Ediger of Los Angeles.
Cremation has taken place. The time and date of a memorial service have yet to be established.
Donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee, Christian Peacemaker Teams or your local Mennonite church.