Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.54 (s.c.)

Title: Olga Rempel fonds

Dates of creation: 1975

Physical description: 43 p. of mimeographed textual material in binder

Biographical sketch: Olga Rempel (1913-2006) was the second daughter of Aron Toews and Maria Sudermann; she was born in Ukraine. She married Jacob Regier in 1935; they had one son. In 1937 Jacob was arrested and exiled. In 1943 Olga Regier went to Germany and immigrated to Canada in 1947. In 1957 she married Nick Rempel.

Custodial history: Donated to the Mennonite Archives of Ontario after 1975.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of a drama, "Wer nimmt uns auf?" depicting the 1943 Mennonite trek from the Soviet Union to Germany, and a copy of her obituary from Der Bote, 30 Aug 2006, pp. 17-18.


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