Dec 22, 1934 – Dec 26, 2017
Jenneke Everdina (Jennie) Den Hertog, passed away on December 26, 2017, in Chilliwack, BC, at the age of 83 years.
Jennie was born on December 22, 1934 in Den Haag, The Netherlands. In 1955 she married her husband of 62 years, Barend (Bernie) Den Hertog. They immigrated to Canada in 1962 and settled in Chilliwack. Together they raised 13 children:
Den Hertog, Christiaan W. M. and Judy (Slingerland) Chilliwack, BC
Den Hertog, Evert 1957 – 1977
Neels/Den Hertog, G. E. (Gayle) and Rev. Jan – St. Catherines, Ont.
Krul/Den Hertog, E. J. (Janie) and Herb – Rosedale, BC
Den Hertog, Jan Christiaan 1961 – 1977
Den Hertog, Bertram 1963 – 2015, and Jennifer (Verbeek) Chilliwack, BC
Lagemaat/Den Hertog, Renee and Timothy – Chilliwack, BC
Van Oort/Den Hertog, Hilda and Terry – Rosedale, BC
Den Hertog, Richard and Charmain (Huisman) – Chilliwack, BC
Van Saane/Den Hertog, Joanne and John – Chilliwack, BC
Oudshoorn/Den Hertog, Christina W. M. and Harry – Shaughnessy, Alberta
Arnoldussen/Den Hertog, Evelyn B and Jonas – Lethbridge, Alberta
Van Herk/Den Hertog, Jenny and David – Fort Macleod, Alberta
Jennie and Barend were also blessed with 72 grandchildren and 66 great grandchildren.
She will be deeply missed by her sister and brother in law, Rina and Bill Stoutjesdijk/de Bruin, (Chilliwack) and is also survived by a brother in law and sister in law, Chris and Stien Den Hertog of Nieuwer Ter Aa, the Netherlands. Besides being predeceased by her three sons, Eddy, Johnny, and Bert, she was predeceased by her brother in law, Jan Den Hertog in 2016.
Condolences were held on December 29, from 7-8 pm at the Henderson’s Funeral Chapel.
The funeral will be on December 30, at 10 am at the Bethel NRC, 8920 Broadway Street, Chilliwack.
Internment to follow at Chilliwack Cemeteries on Wednesday, January 3 at 11:00 am.
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance, against such there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23