Suddenly, our dear mother went home to meet the Lord on Sunday, February 17, 2019.
Dorothy de Graaf of Goderich and formerly West Wawanosh Township in her 88th year. Beloved wife for 64 years of the late Pieter (2017). Dear mother and mother-in-law of Evelyn and Dennis Fowler of Goderich, Joyce and Randy Bruce of Regina, SK, the late Sandra (1991) and Peter Steenbergen, Pat and Steve Hansma all of Drayton, Diana and Jim Richardson of London, Gerald and Mary Joan de Graaf of West Kelowna, BC and Kevin de Graaf of Goderich. Dear Grandma of Amanda and Mark Bilinsky, Candace and Matt Mitchell, Byron Bruce, Julianne Bruce, Karen and John Thorne, Don and Nicole Steenbergen, Lisa and Nathaniel Bakelaar, Ken and Karen Steenbergen, Scott and Nicole Hansma, Pamela and Brian Van Geest, Amy and Nick Janssen, Sarah and Luke McKee, Samantha Richardson, Julie Richardson (Doug), Katie Richardson (Nate), Laura and Cam Henry, David and Heather de Graaf. Proud Grandma of 23 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by 3 grandchildren, Charlene Steenbergen (1986), Stephanie Fowler (1986) and Steve Hansma (2003). Sister and sister-in-law of the late Sandra Tacoma, Sylvia and the late Peter van der Lei, the late Clarence van der Lei, Diane and Henry Teune, Hilda and Jack Sietz, Tjip de Graaf, the late Klaas de Graaf, Pietje Sonnema and the late Ana, Lubbert all of The Netherlands.
The Funeral Service will be held at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, 245 Mill Road, Goderich on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 12:00 noon with visitation one hour prior to service time. Reverend Stephen Tamming officiating. Private family spring interment, Maitland Cemetery, Goderich. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to World Renew or the Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to Falconer Funeral Homes - Bluewater Chapel, 201 Suncoast Drive, East, Goderich. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.falconerfuneralhomes.com