HOEKSTRA Betty (nee deVries). Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer on December 16, 2011 at the age of 55 years. Betty is survived by her loving husband Roger of 33 years. Also survived by her 5 children, Jason (Lois), Matthew (Lale), Jonathan (Jessica), Marcella (Brian), and Jamie (Keith). Also survived by 6 grand children, Leah, Bridget, Kailyn, Morgan, Bailey and Coleton. Betty touched many lives with her gift of music and her passion for quilting. Betty will be remembered by her kind gentle spirit, her selflessness, and her love and trust in Jesus Christ. A special thank you to the staff at Abbotsford Regional Hospital on Cheam 2 Palliative Care Ward for their outstanding care and kindness. A celebration of Betty's life will take place at Trinity Christian Reformed Church on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.