Sjoukje passed away peacefully Sunday, January 15, 2012, at the age of 68. She is survived by her husband Charles, children Wayne (Rosie), Troy, Melanie (Stefan), Danielle and grandchildren Shane, Jamie, Jessi and Brandon.

She will be lovingly remembered as a kind, strong, honest, hard-working and loyal wife, mom, beppe and friend.

Sjoukje loved nature and animals, gardening, road trips, Sundays with her grandkids, and spending time with family.

There will be no funeral service at her request, so we would like to thank everyone for their love and support during her lengthy illness. A heartfelt thank you to all her nurses at the Hope Hospice for making her last days more comfortable. If anyone wishes, donations can be made to either the Red Cross or to the Fraser Canyon in her memory.

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