Braaksma - photo-croppedeHas gone home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Trillium Villa Nursing Home at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Theunis. Loving mother of Ann and Albert van de Wetering of Sarnia. Cherished Oma of Tracey and Larry Luth of Haiti, Cindy and Paul Benedictus of Sarnia and Kristie van de Wetering of Haiti and great Oma of Rebecca (Sam), Adam, Samuel and Leyson, Noah and Lauren. Dear sister of John of Sarnia and Jacob of Holland. Family and friends will be received on Friday, October 18, 2013 in the evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at REDEEMER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 5834 Blackwell Sd. Rd., Sarnia. A private family interment will be held. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Sarnia Christian School (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

For more information about this obituary visit

Filed Under: Sarnia