January 30, 2020
Anne (Anneke) Venema, 78, of Abbotsford, BC, passed away to be with the Lord on January 30, 2020, at the Christine Morrison Hospice in Mission, after battling pulmonary fibrosis over the last several years.
Anne will be missed by her sons John (Sandra) Venema and their children Tara (Matt), Rebecca, Zachary, Caleb and Evan; James (Ayako) Venema and their children Kento, Anika, and Erina; her son-in-law Jeff (Amber) Oevering and their children Chantelle, Tyler, Amanda, and Rob; as well as her siblings Jenny, Jake, Alice, Anita, Meta, their spouses and children. Anne was predeceased by her husband Bill, daughter Sherry, and siblings Bob and Harry.
Her family are especially grateful for the excellent care she received from the staff and volunteers at Christine Morrison Hospice during the last weeks of her life.
Faith, family, and friendships were always important to Anne. She loved the Lord, and her faith was lived out in the many ways she cared for others. Anne was an inspiration to everyone her life touched. She was well loved and will be missed.
A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, February 6 at 11 am at New Life Church in Abbotsford, with Pastor Nathan Elgersma officiating. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the BC Lung Association in memory of Anne.
Online condolences to the family may be made to:
www.wiebeandjeskefh.com Wiebe & Jeske ~ 604.859.5885
Wiebe & Jeske Burial & Cremation Care Providers
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