Peacefully at Bluewater Health, Sarnia, on Saturday, April 21, 2012 Andrew “Andy” Hoekstra passed away at the age of 83.
Beloved husband of Jantje “Jennie” (Brink) Hoekstra.  Loving father of Larry (Deb) of Waterloo, Albert (Cathy) of Bright’s Grove, Coreen (David) Myers of Wallaceburg, Richard (Pat) of Fergus, Judy (Steve) Steege of Oregon and Jeff ( Doreen) of Kingston.
Cherished grandfather of many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Dear brother of Bill (Geralee), John (Linda), Alan (Gertie), Frances (Harry) Boers, Alice (Co) Vanderlaan and Greta Holtzhauer. Also survived by a sister-in-law “Tiny”.  Andy is predeceased by his parents Klaas and Frances and a brother Dirk Hoekstra. Memories and condolences may be sent online at


Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.


The funeral service will be held at Huron Baptist Church 1285 Michigan Ave., Sarnia, on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.  A private family interment will take place.


Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of choice(cheques only at the funeral home please).

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