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WIERDA; Johanna Maria

Mom passed away peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at the age of 95. She is survived by 6 children, Joe (Joyce), John (Diane), Harry (Betty), Greta (Stan), Andy (Sheila), Nellie (Dennis); 19 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Sjerp Wierda and her 7 siblings. Mom was born in Friesland and immigrated to Canada in 1950 with her husband and 3 small children. They ran a dairy farm and 3 more children were born in Canada. They enjoyed visiting with their friends and a cup of tea was always offered to guests. After retirement they enjoyed travelling Canada in their motor home. She also enjoyed going on cruises with a friend. She often visited Holland to see her family there and was able to continue this till the age of 85. Then she moved to Elim Village in Surrey, BC. After a stroke, she returned to Abbotsford, BC to be cared for at the Menno Hospital. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, 3215 Trethewey St., Abbotsford. Pastor Rudy Ouwehand will be conducting the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bethesda in her memory. Thank you to the staff at the Menno Hospital for their care of Mom, and to Elim Village for the care and friendship she enjoyed during her years there. Tributes and condolences may be left at:

Henderson's Funeral Home 604-854-5534

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