DOPPENBERG, Willem (Bill)

Willem went to be with his loving Savior early in the morning of December 28, 2010 in Abbotsford, BC. Willem was born on July 20, 1930 in Putten, the Netherlands. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Tina and four children; Shirley (Sydney) Terpstra, Judy (Ben) Kobes, Bert (Laurie) Doppenberg, Tracey Saelman; and 13 grandchildren; Stephanie (Paul) Vaandrager, Kimberly (Francois), Leanne (Eric) Swift, Rebecca Terpstra, Adam, Alysia and Emma Kobes, James, Andrew Doppenberg, Danielle, Shawna, Kelly, Heather Saelman. Survived by one brother Lubbert Doppenberg and 3 sisters, Jannie Van Nieuwenhuizen, Gerda Florijn and Andrea Van Winkoop all of Holland. Predeceased by brother Joop Florijn in 2002, niece Ineke Timmer in 2003, sister-in-law Hendrikje Doppenberg 2005, his father in 1932 and his mother in 1979. Dad was a devout Christian who walked a Godly life. His love for his wife, children and grandchildren will be forever cherished. A Celebration of his life will be held on Monday, January 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Immanuel Covenant Reformed Church 35063 Page Rd., Abbotsford with Rev. S. Swets officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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