May 29, 1927 (Friesland, NL)

May 24, 2013 (Abbotsford, BC)

On May 24 Fred Gietema went to his eternal home. He had a strong faith, a love for his family and a zest for life. He was predeceased by Hannah, his wife of 57 years. He will be missed by his children, Gertie and John Fictorie, Ann and Carl Van Harten, Helene and Ken Vanderveen, Sharon and Ed Vandenberg, Harvey and Brigitte Gietema, Evelyn and Eric Van Egmond, Ruby and Enno Meijers, Debbie and Ed Groot, 40 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and his special friend Ann Van Dorp. Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Philippians 4:4

Memorial Service at Gateway Community Christian Reformed Church (2884 Gladys Ave.) on Wednesday, May 29, at 1 p.m.

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