Siebren (Sid) passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2005 at the age of 92 years at his home in Abbotsford.
He was born in the Netherlands on April 11, 1913. Siebren is survived by his loving wife Grietje (Grace) of 58 years; his daughter Minke of New Westminster; son Peter (Shirley) of Winnipeg; grandchildren Rachelle (Michael) DeHaan of Edmonton, Kyle Feenstra of Winnipeg, and Rebecca Feenstra of Winnipeg; and sister Annie of The Netherlands. He was predeceased by his parents, and brothers Fred and Dirk.
Siebren came to Canada in 1951 with his wife and two young children and settled in Winnipeg where he continued with his career as an interior decorator. During this time he enjoyed many winter holidays travelling to Arizona, California and Texas.
After his retirement in 1989 he moved to Chilliwack and finally settled in Abbotsford.
A graveside family service will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2005 followed by a memorial service at 1:00 pm at Trinity Christian Reformed Church of 3215 Trethewey St., Abbotsford, Pastor Sid Couperus officiating.
Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in honour of Siebren may be made to Bethesda Christian Assn. of 105 – 2975 Gladwin, Abbotsford.