DerksenMaryPaperDERKSEN, Mary

Born in Tiegerweide, Ukraine January 27, 1916, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on December 23, 2012 at the Leamington Mennonite Home at the age of 96. Wife of the late Peter Derksen (1987). Loving mother of Erna and John Dick, Harold and JoAnne Derksen, Mary and Paul Krueger. Predeceased by her son Walter Derksen (2006) and his wife Mary (2008). Cherished grandmother of the late Ken Derksen (2011) and Mercedes, Wayne Derksen, Jim Derksen, Robert Derksen and Sherrill, Kevin Dick and Carmen, Virginia Stevenson, Jodi Foster and Joel, Heather Mikkelsen and Heide, Jennie Wiebe and Colin, Jeremy Krueger and Marsha, and the late Steven Krueger (2006). Proud great grandmother of 22 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Predeceased by one great grandson (2007). Mary was predeceased by all her 2 siblings and 6 half siblings. Dear aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Thursday 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East, Leamington on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to U.M.E.I. Christian High School or the Leamington Mennonite Home. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at

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