1921-2005

June 18, 1921, Morden, Manitoba, Canada.

March 1, 2005, Manitoba, Canada.

Wheeler Cemetery, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada.

Daughter of a Mennonite minister, Bergen attended the Mennonite College Institute, Gretna, Manitoba, and the Normal School and Mennonite Brethren Bible College, Winnipeg. She taught in the Manitoba public school system for four years, taught music at the Mennonite Brethren Bible College, and served as Dean and Registrar at the Canadian Mennonite Bible College. She also worked as a missionary in Mexico with her husband, Menno Bergen (1956-68). She translated some 150 hymns, and composed several hymn tunes.

  1. All My Sins Have Been Forgiven, 1971
  2. Blessed Are the Persecuted

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