It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing away of our wife, mother, and oma on February 24, 2003 at the age of 77. She was born January 8, 1926 in Ede, The Netherlands.

She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Geurt; her children, Wilma in Chilliwack, Joanne in Abbotsford, John (Jean) in Rosedale; and grandchildren (Oma) Melissa and Brandon. She is also survived by two brothers and one sister in the The Netherlands.

She was predeceased by one infant daughter in Chilliwack; four brothers; and four in-laws in The Netherlands.

Funeral service will be held at Bethel Netherlands Reformed Congregation at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 4, 2003. Rev. Peter Van Ruitenburg officiating. Interment to follow in the Chilliwack Cemeteries.

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