OOSTENBRINK, ANN - Sunday, 11 Apr 2004
The Lord took home on Appril 11, 2004 our dearly beloved mother Ann Oostenbrink (nee Louissen) in her 102nd year. Widow since 1971 of Jacob Oostenbrink.
Ann was born on June 3rd 1902 in the Netherlands.
She was predeceased by her son Albert (Elkford, B.C.) and sister Anny (the Netherlands)and is survived by five children; Janny (Ebel Pol) of Ottawa, ON, Bill Oostenbrink (Maria) of Calgary, AB, Lucy (Dick Mulder) of Surrey, B.C., Margaret (Hoppe) of Calgary, AB, and Berny Oostenbrink of Canmore, AB.
Grandmother of 19 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandson.
Fondly remembered by many nephews and nieces in Canada and the Netherlands.
A private interment will take place at the Valley View Memorial Gardens in Surrey, B.C.
Funeral Service will be held in the Emmanuel Free Reformed Church, 3366 Mt. Lehman Road, Abbotsford, B.C. on Friday, April 16, 2004 at 1:30 p. m.
Memorial donations may be made to The Bible League, Burlington, ON, Canada L7R 3Y8
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Henderson's Funeral Home (604)854-5534.
Correspondence address: Mr. W. L. Oostenbrink, 68 Patterson Drive, Calgary, AB T3H 2C1
DEAN, MALCOLM - Sunday, 11 Apr 2004
Malcolm F. H. Dean, born May 12, 1913, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2004. Predeceased by his beloved wife Diana in 1995 and by his children Margaret, Jane, Paul and Andrew. Also predeceased by brothers Ken and Eric and sister Kathleen. Dad will be sadly missed by children John (Jane), Ruth and Anna (Roy) and grandchildren Jocelyn and Sarah. Malcolm will also be missed by his nieces in England and nephew in France.
Malcolm was born in England. He served in the Royal Navy during WW11, rising to the rank of Lieutenant. Malcolm and Diana immigrated to Canada in 1948 and settled in Deroche, B.C. He taught art at Abbotsford Junior Secondary for many years, retiring in 1972. During retirement Malcolm served as a director of the Dewdney-Alouette Regional District. He and Diana moved to Peachland in 1981.
Malcolm loved the outdoors, particularily the many parks throughout the Okanagan. He was devoted to his family. His artistic talents were apparent in his pottery and gardening.
The family wishes to thank the staff of the Charles Barham ECU for the wonderful care Dad received. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Surrey Memorial Hospital.
No Funeral Service by Malcolm's request.
FELTRIN, GEORGE - Sunday, 11 Apr 2004
George Domenic Feltrin peacefully passed away on April 11, 2004 in the presence of his Lord at the age of 88 at MSA Hospital, Abbotsford, B.C. He was born on June 14, 1915 in Vancouver, B.C.
He is survived by Marjorie, his wife of 52 years, daughter Karla Cook of Cedar, B.C. sons Dale (Leila) of Brackendale, B.C., Ross (Maureen) of Abbotsford, Ian Feltrin of Abbotsford. He will also be missed by 5 grandchildren, his brother Roland of Merritt, sister Vi (Farrell) Dennis of Grants Pass, Oregon, his sister Pat (Gerry) Cleveland of Penticton, many nieces, nephews and friends.
George was a long-time resident of Clayburn for 74 years, where he resided until his death. George was well known as the owner of Feltrin's Second Hand Store in downtown Abbotsford for 35 years. George had a wonderful sense of humour and was a kind-hearted gentleman.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 at 1:00 p. m. at Abbotsford Pentecostal Church at 3145 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Living Memorial, c/o Abbotsford Pentecostal Church or to a charity of your choice.
Many thanks to Dr. Pauls, the nursing staff on the 3rd floor at MSA Hospital, and to the patients and their families of the ward for their care and support.
HENDERSON'S FUNERAL HOME 604-854-5534
JONES, HENDRIKA - Sunday, 11 Apr 2004
September 30, 1926 - April 11, 2004
Riki passed away suddenly at her home. She was predeceased by Charlie, her loving husband of 55 years. Riki will be greatly missed by her 6 children, David (Sandra) of Salmon Arm, Adriana (Brian) Webber of Sherwood Park, Alberta, Charlene (Denis) Loewen of Kamloops, Michael (Theresa)of Abbotsford, Kim (Kimberly) of Abbotsford, Jackie (Paul) Beasley of Denver, Colorado, 14 grandchildren and 4. 9 great grandchildren (the loves of Nana's life). Her brother John Nelis of Soda Crek, 7 brothers and sisters in Holland and many nephews and nieces. Extended family, Doug (Stella) Holbrow and their children.
Riki came to Canada from Holland as a beautiful war bride at the end of the Second World War. Riki and Charlie made their home in Abbotsford and their door was always open and the coffee pot always on for their many friends and neighbours. Riki was happiest when entertaining people or playing cards with friends and family. Riki instilled the love of family and gave her love unconditionally.
On the most beautiful Easter weekend on record Mom decided it was finally time to step aside and let others do the cooking. How fitting that this lovely person, the consummate mother for so many, should leave us at a time brilliant with sunshine and flowers.
So Riki finally took her business elsewhere because, as she often said " the service here is damn poor".
In memory of Riki and Charlie donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated.
GREENGRASS, Douglas James - Wednesday, 01 Sep 2004
Mr. Douglas James Greengrass, late of Abbotsford passed away on September 1, 2004 at the age of 56 at his residence. He is survived by his wife Catherine, mother Winnifred, sons Chad (Jennifer) and Lee (Kristie), brothers David and Kenny, and granddaughters Nikki and Sarah. He was predeceased by his father Robert. A special thanks to Bob Fershau for being a best friend ‘til the end. Doug will be remembered for his love of travel, adventure, and life. A Wake will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2004 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at Sneakers Sports Lounge, 2550 Yale Court, Abbotsford, BC.
Donations in Doug’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534
KELLY, Joan - Saturday, 28 Aug 2004
1922 - 2004
Joan, at the Worthington Pavilion, Abbotsford, BC on Aug. 28, 2004, passed peacefully into the loving arms of her Lord after a 2 year struggle with ALS.
Joan is survived by her husband Harry, sister Maureen Sinclair, Aunt Ruth Willacy; daughters Toni Elder (George), Gerri Brown, Kathy Kraemer (Gerry); son Mike Laframboise (Janet); grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews in Canada and England.
Special thanks to Father Boniface, Dr. J. Winner, long time friend Eileen Heppner, Hospice Society, and Abbotsford ALS Society of BC for support and services.
Donations may be made in Joan’s memory to the ALS Society of BC, 119 - 1600 West 6th Ave., Vancouver, BC, V6J 1R3
ENNS, Elizabeth (Fast) - Wednesday, 01 Sep 2004
Elizabeth (Fast) late of Abbotsford, BC passed away peacefully into the presence of her Lord on Sept. 1, 2004 at the Tabor Home, where she had been cared for since July. Born July 9, 1922 in the city of Odessa, Ukraine, Elizabeth was the first of 9 children born to Peter and Helena Fast. In 1926 the family emigrated to Canada, first settling in Sask., where they encountered, first hand, the effects of the depression years. When Elizabeth was 14 the family relocated to a small acreage on Eckert St. in Yarrow, BC. At 15 years she went to Vancouver and obtained domestic work in order to support her family.
Elizabeth married John Enns on December 6, 1943. In 1953 the couple settled in Abbotsford where they have lived since.
Elizabeth is survived by her devoted and loving husband John; daughters: Grace (David) Mossop, Luella Ennis, Betsy D’Agata, and Florence (Gary) Green; sons: Ed (Laura) Enns and James Enns; grandchildren: Karla, Melanie, Martin, Colin, Tara, Jarrett, Michael, Jonathan, Katherine, Jim, Paul and Sarah; and great-grandchildren: Amanda, Caleb, Kathryn, Iliana, Joey, Melissa and Matthew.
Elizabeth will be dearly missed by her siblings, Tina, Lena (Abe), Selma (John), Mary (Ed), Anne (Brian), Pete (Betty), Frieda (Dave), and Vic (Stephanie).
Above all Elizabeth was devoted to her family. She loved every one of us and was loved in return.
A memorial service will be held on Tues. Sept. 7, 2004 at 11: 00 am from Central Heights MB Church, 1661 McCallum Rd.
Woodlawn Funeral Home
BUSINK, Johanna - Monday, 30 Aug 2004
Johanna passed away into the presence of her Lord on August 30, 2004. Predeceased by her husband Pieter in 1995. Survived by her loving children: Nella Venema, John (Anne), Aletta Arends (John), Joyce Venema (Herman), Peter (Evelyn), Bert (Coby) and Evert (Esther), 24 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.
Memorial service Friday, Sept. 3, 2004 at 1:00 pm in Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, 34631 Old Clayburn Rd., Abbotsford.
Personal Alternative Funeral Services 604-857-5779
MAYO, George - Friday, 27 Aug 2004
George Mayo passed away peacefully on Friday, August 27, 2004 at Mission Memorial Hospital.
George fought a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer with the same quiet determination, grace and dignity with which he lived his life. We will forever miss his passion for life and love of family.
He was born November 11, 1927 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and grew up in the small community of Woodside. His family later relocated to BC in 1945 and put down new roots. He met and married his dear wife Lydia, joined the Monarch Lumber Company and moved to Saskatchewan. They later moved back to BC and eventually settled in Mission. By the 1970s he had raised his own family and became interested in genealogy. He researched and wrote several books on family histories. George’s parents were direct descendants of the Mayo family roots from Burin, Newfoundland that go back in time to the 1800s.
George is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Lydia, and four children, Sandra, Brenda, Noel and Gordon and their families.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 3, 2004 at 1:00 pm at Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home, 7386 Horne Street, Mission, BC.
Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home 604-826-954
CHARLIE, Fritz (Frederick) - Sunday, 29 Aug 2004
Fritz (Frederick) Charlie passed away on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004 at the age of 50 years.
Fritz is predeceased by his sisters Susan, Roseanne, Evelyn and Vivian; brothers Dwayne and Randy. He is survived by his children Fritz Jr. and Lucille; parents Mary and Ernie Sr. ; sister Isabelle; brothers Frank, Gerald, Ernest Jr., Terry and Darren; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Fritz will always be remembered for his friendliness and sense of humour. wHe was a friend to all who knew him.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 3, 2004 at 10:00 am at Harrison Mills Community Hall, School Rd., Harrison Mills, BC. Interment to follow at Scowlitz Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to:
Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home 604-826-9548
MULHALL, James (Mick) J. - Tuesday, 24 Aug 2004
James (Mick) J. Mulhall passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004 in Mission, BC at the age of 74 years.
Mick will be lovingly remembered by his wife Frieda; his six children Deb (Perry), Patty (Brad), Leesa (Charlie), Jamie, Bill (Vivian) and Judy; his 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mick was a member of the Masonic Lodge. The Memorial will be a private family affair.
CHRISTIANSEN, Ruth Esther (nee Listoen) - Saturday, 28 Aug 2004
Ruth Esther (nee Listoen) passed away in MSA Hospital Aug 28, 2004 in her 77th year.
Ruth was pre-deceased by her husband Carl (1997), brother Cliff and sisters Irene (Bogh) and Joyce (Sinclair). She is survived by brother Lorne (Doris) and sister Doreen (Allan Morrey) as well as 17 nieces and nephews.
Ruth knew she had a place prepared for her and went home in peace. She will be missed by family. Her prayer was that we could all meet again on the other side.
STOKES, Edith Elizabeth - Sunday, 29 Aug 2004
Edith Elizabeth Stokes, born June 30, 1907, passed away at MSA Hospital in Abbotsford on August 29, 2004.
Edith is survived by her loving family: daughter Morva; grandchildren Don (Ursula), Bobbi (Gerard), Sandra (Greg) and Rod (Tina); 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; sister Morva and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Edith was predeceased by her beloved husband Harry on Sept. 14, 1987.
A memorial service is being held on Fri., Sept. 3, 2004 at 2:00 pm from Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Dr., West Vancouver.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Edith’s memory to any charity of one’s choice would be gratefully appreciated.
Hollyburn Funeral Home