GERTRUDE BEERSTRA

GERTRUDE BEERSTRA

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Gertrude Beerstra on January 2, 2016 in Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Gertrude was born November 5, 1932 in Cawston, British Columbia. She enjoyed knitting, cross-stitching, piano and reading. Gertrude served on Lumby Council, Health Society, Museum and OAP. Gertrude will be forever loved and her memory cherished by her husband Henk, sons Joe (Kathleen), Rick (Susan), David (Rita) and daughter-in-law Celia. She is further survived by her sisters Anne (Bert), Bev (Bill); brothers Herb (Dee), John (Nancy); 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Aart, son Ted and grandson Daniel. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday January 9th, 2016 at East Hill Community Church (3605 12th Street, Vernon). Those wishing to do so may make a memorial donation in Gertrude’s memory to the North Okanagan Gleaners (4405 29th Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5B7). You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on-line obituary @ www.MyAlternatives.ca. Cremation arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES ® Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237


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