Maris (Rita/Oma), born on May 2, 1931 in Veendam, Holland. She passed away in her home, peacefully in her sleep on July 14, 2003. Oma is greatly remembered for her dedication and love for her family. Through her life she became everyone’s Oma. She was always a fighter and it was most apparent when she moved to Canada with her young daughter and provided a new life for her family to grow.

We loved her strength and determination in life and will carry that with us always. She always gave us her unconditional love and support and a shoulder to lean on. We miss you dearly, love your family; Ingrid and Garry Fossum, Shelby, Adam, Kolten and Mackenzie Russenholt. Also remembered by her sister Gerda and Henk Cordes of Holland.

Prayers will be said on Thursday, July 17, 2003 at 7:15 p.m. in St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, 33333 Mayfair Ave., Abbotsford, where a Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at 12:00 p.m. If so desired a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society, appreciated.



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