Burgel Mertens

Born in Germany, Burgel survived WWII before she eventually immigrated to Canada. Now residing in Alberta, Canada, Burgel enjoys the serenity of country life and, along with her husband Peter, operates a lovely little cottage just outside of High Prairie. In her spare time Burgel likes cooking, baking, creating art and has written a book.

There is a Tomorrow: My Life






Peter Mertens

Born in Germany, Peter grew up to be a very successful bricklayer which ultimately gave him and his wife the opportunity to immigrate to Canada. Now residing in Alberta, Canada, Peter along with his wife Burgel, operates a lovely little cottage just outside of High Prairie. Peter spends his spare time keeping the acreage looking good and running smooth.