Alida Helena De Bruyn passed away peacefully on December 30, 2003 at Ebenezer Nursing Home in Abbotsford, B.C. at the age of 77 years. She was born in Zoetermeer, Zegwaart, Holland on November 28, 1926.
She is survived by 4 children; 1 son, Jake (Nancy) of Chilliwack and 3 daughters, Mary (Tony) Dennill of Black Creek, Joan (Carey) Prinse of Chilliwack, Alice (Bob) Hresavich of Chilliwack, 14 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by 2 sisters; Pietertje Van Reeuwyk of Chilliwack and Maria Van Ojen of Holland, and 1 brother Martinus Hoogendoorn of Holland, as well as her uncle Geerlof of Holland, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her loving husband Jacob in 1983, 2 brothers; Cornelis and Pieter and 1 sister Lena.
Services were held at the Bethel Netherlands Reformed Congregation on Monday, January 5, 2004 @ 10:00 am with Rev. Peter Ruitenberg officiating.
The Family of Alida De Bruyn would like to send a heartfelt thanks to the staff of Ebenezer Nursing Home for all their excellent care during this last year.