de Schiffert, Sipke Jelle of Strathroy

de Schiffert, Sipke Jelle,

Born June 7, 1933 in Wommels, Friesland, the Netherlands, passed away peacefully to be with The Lord on March 4, 2019 in Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Joyce (Bokma). Loving father of Ben (Kelly) de Schiffert, Simone (Brian) Broersma, Jerome (Natalie) de Schiffert and Janice de Schiffert. Cherished Pake of Brad (Skye), Jeff (Iris), Jo-lyen, Sarah (Dave), Justin (Katrina), Joshua (Kristen), Taylor, Anabel and 5 great grandchildren.  Brother of Albert (late Edith) de Schiffert, the late Oscar (survived by Barb) de Schiffert and Engeline Huisman. Predeceased by his parents Jelle Sipke  and Jikke (de Boer) de Schiffert. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. He was also a caring foster parent to many for over 20 years.


Friends will be received on Wednesday March 6, 2019 from 4-7 PM at Westmount Christian Reformed Church, Strathroy, where the service will take place the following day, March 7, 2019 at 11 AM. Donations may be made to Strathroy Community Christian School or Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital.

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