Rita Rempel Gossen Krueger fonds

Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.1.288 (s.c.)

Title: Rita Rempel Gossen Krueger fonds

Dates of creation: 1923

Physical description: 2 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Margarethe ("Rita") Rempel was born in Bachmut, Ukraine in 1903 to Dietrich Dietrich Rempel and Anna (Wiens). She married Heinrich Goossen in 1924 in Halbstadt. Heinrich Goossen was chief accountant for the town of Ladekopp; the couple had four daughters there. Heinrich died in exile in Siberia about 1942; Rita Gossen came to Canada with her children in 1948, settling in Kitchener, Ontario. In 1955, she married David Krueger in Leamington, Ontario. She died in Leamington in 1994.

Custodial history: Received from Elvera Reimer; donated by Elfrieda (Gossen) Dyck in 2016

Scope and content: Fonds consists of a handwritten recipe book made by Rita Rempel's mother in 1923 on the occasion of Rita's marriage, and biographical notes by Elvera Reimer.

Notes: For photographs related to Rita Gossen search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.
Further materials related to Rita Gossen may be found by searching the Archives.
Original archival description created 2016 by Laureen Harder-Gissing.


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