Irene DYKSTRA

Irene DYKSTRA

DYKSTRA. (Irene Reyenga). Irene passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord on the evening of April 1, 2011 at the Worthington Pavillion in Abbots- ford, BC. Irene was born in Heeg, Friesland on July 1, 1921. She was married to Stewart Dykstra on August 24, 1949. They later immigrated to Ontario in 1954 with 2 children, then moved again in 1971 to British Columbia with 5 children. She was pre-deceased by her infant daughter Henny in 1952 and her husband in 2001. She is survived by her children Grace (Sam) Wind, Lloyd (Jeannetta) Dkystra, Helen (Mike) Dykshoorn, Steve (Rose) Dykstra and Judy Dykstra, 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Irene was a faithful member of Trinity Christian Reformed Church where she enjoyed the Senior’s Club and worship services. She will be remembered by her family and friends for her gentle nature and her gracious hospitality. A celebration of Irene’s life will take place on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Trinity Christian Reformed Church 3215 Trethewey St. with Pastor Joel DeMoor officiating. Special thanks to the Worthington Pavillion for their dedicated and compassionate care.


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