July 16, 1920 – April 27, 2013
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Algoma Manor, Thessalon on Saturday April 27, 2013. Anna Broks formerly of Richard’s Landing , beloved wife and best friend of the late Martin ( Ties ). Loving mother of Maria, John, Diena ( Laurence ) and Johanna ( David ). Special Grandma to Vernon, Geoffrey, Stephen, Martin, Andrew, Dave, Sherie and Nicole and Great Cookie Grandma to Joshua, Rylie, Eli, Navid, Martina and Sophie. Survived in The Netherlands by her sister Drika, brother-in-law Toon and his wife An. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews in Canada and The Netherlands. Born in Son, The Netherlands, Anna was the daughter of Arnoldus and Maria van der Loo. Anna and Martin emigrated to Canada in 1947 and spent the years since 1949 living and farming on St. Joseph Island. A private Celebration of Anna’s life will be held on the family farm at a later date. A special thanks to the Algoma Manor caregiving staff for the wonderful care given to Anna the past two years. Donations to Matthews Memorial Hospital Auxiliary or the Algoma Manor Charitable Foundation gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon. www.beggsfh.com

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