Elfrieda Dyck

 

 

Age: 87

 

Summary: Canadian nurse who was named one of the most influential Mennonites of the 20th century when she helped thousands of European Mennonite refugees aboard the sinking vessel Charlton Monarch from eastern Europe in 1948 to find new homes in South America during and immediately after World War II.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: March 10, 1917

 

Died: August 20, 2004

 

Location: Scottsdale, Pennsylvania