It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother and grandmother on July 31, 2008.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Willem (Bill), and her two sisters: Elizabeth and Audrey.
Catharina is survived by two daughters: Karon (Don), and Marion (Leonard); her grandsons: Stanley and Danny, and her extended family. Also left to mourn her passing are her sisters: Johanna (Marinus), Lena (David); in-laws and many nieces and nephews in the Netherlands.
Catharina was born December 2, 1926 in Rilland Bath, the Netherlands. In 1952 she immigrated to Canada and settled in Chilliwack with her husband Willem (Bill). Her two daughters were born in Chilliwack where her family lived and worked for many years.
Catharina was a devout Christian, very kind and compassionate in her everyday life. We would like to thank all her friends and church members for their kindness and visits to her especially at Sunset Manor and Ebenezer Home in Abbotsford.
A special thanks to her dear friend Mrs. Kanis, Mrs. Jake Kooyman, and Mrs. R. denEngelsman. Thank you to all the staff at Ebenezer Home for making her stay there enjoyable and comfortable in the last four years of her life. Flowers will be greatfully accepted as well as donations to Ebenezer home in her memory.
Viewing will be held at Henderson’s Funeral Home in Chilliwack, on August 6, 2008 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Service at Henderson’s Funeral Home Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Chilliwack Cemeteries. Reception at Henderson’s Funeral Home after Interment.
Online condolences can be left at www.mem.com