November 4, 1923 - July 2, 2017
Our mother Cornelia Sophia Fritsma was finally released from her earthly bonds and joined her husband as well as many friends and relatives that have gone before her.
Cornelia was born November 4, 1923 in Zwolle, Netherlands. After having lived through 5 years of war and again they were facing another due to the rising political instability in Europe i.e. Hungarian Revolution in 1956 she and her husband elected to immigrate to Canada in 1957.
Cornelia enjoyed a reasonably good life making many friends along her long journey of life. She is survived by sons Gerald (Liz), Wim (Eunice), Bert (Pam) and Andy (Marianne). She also leaves behind six grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Cornelia was predeceased by her husband Lambert in 2002.
Cornelia will be laid to rest in the Glen Leslie Cemetery Saturday July 8, 2017 at 11:00, with a grave side ceremony for family members as well as anyone else wishing to join them, all are welcome to attend.
Following the grave side ceremony there will be a gathering at 12:30 at Mission Heights Church of Christ, 8321 Mission Heights Drive, Grande Prairie.
Care and arrangements entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780-830-7742 www.bearcreekfuneral.com