Kraal, Mrs. Stientje late of Abbotsford passed away on May 12, 2009 at the age of 90 at Menno Home. She is survived by her children: John (Donna), Ria Harris, George (Rita), Dave, Annie (Chester) Doerksen, Jack (Ruth), grandchildren: Charlene, Darcy, Steve, Lori-Ann, Rod, Kelly, Gina, Craig, Trevor, Kristen, Kaitlin, Shannon, Natasha and Riley, as well as 18 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 64 1/2 years in February 2009 and an infant daughter Christine in 1963 & daughter-in-law Valene. Mom enjoyed crocheting, knitting, cross stitch, and gardening. She had a real green thumb for growing African violets and tended to them daily. In her later years she would always be seen with her word search puzzle books. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday May 19, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity Christian Reformed Church at 3215 Trethewey Street with Pastor Bert Slofstra officiating. Internment was held at Hazelwood cemetery. Donations may be made to Gateway Christian Reformed Church.
The family would like to express sincere thanks and gratitude to all of the kind and wonderful staff of Menno Home for the fantastic care they provided for mom in the last 2 years.