At South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Saturday, December 22, 2012 of Grand Bend in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Cornelis Hirdes. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Tony Hirdes of Stratford, Case and Lily Hirdes of Peterborough, John and Bonnie Hirdes of Elora and Debbie Hirdes of Stratford. Dear grandmother of Heather, Beth, and Janel; Shawn, Sarah, Adam and Samantha; and Daniel. Also survived by many great-grandchildren and also remembered by a dear family friend Fred de Groot Boersma and his late wife Nellie. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Joop and Bep van Loon, and Kathrina van Loon all of the Netherlands. Predeceased by brothers Koos and Nico, and a sister Ballie Vanliwaarden.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, (1 street west of Main) Exeter on Thursday from 4-7 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church, 330 Huron Street West, Exeter on Friday, December 28th at 10 AM with Pastor Harry Frielink officiating. Interment Pinery Cemetery, Grand Bend.
Donations to the Headache Network of Canada, 210 Georgian Dr, Oakville, ON L6H 6T8 would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com. Posted free on CanadaObits.ca