Andrew Riemersma passed away into the presence of the Lord on May 27, 2007 at the age of nearly 84.

He was born on June 18, 1923, in Nijega, Friesland. He married his wife Rommy Huisman on July 24, 1950. They immigrated to Canada on their honeymoon and settled in Edmonton, Alberta. He moved to Abbotsford in 1972.

Andrew is survived by his loving wife, Rommy and his 5 children: Lloyd Riemersma, Irene (Frank) Van Nes, Richard (Judy) Riemersma, Margo (Richard) Vandervelden and Ronald Riemersma; his grandchildren Karri (Jake) Folkerts, Julie (Sean) Voogt, Esther (Kevin) De Jong, Jessica, Adrianna, Aaron and Rebecca Riemersma, Michael, Andrea, Karen, Marissa and Patrick Vandervelden; 9 great grandchildren and nephews and nieces.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at 11:30 am at Hazelwood Cemetery follow­ed by a Memorial Service at 1:00 pm at Immanuel Covenant Reformed Church (URCNA), 35063 Page Road, Abbotsford, B.C.

Henderson’s Funeral Home


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