Soetemansfront1 (2)SOETEMANS, Mrs. Anna Aloysia

Passed away peacefully at her residence in Forest on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the age of 88 years.  Beloved wife of Louis for 58 years.  Daughter of the late Alfonse and Amelia Wouters.  Cherished mother of Paul (Cindy) Soetemans of Ancaster, Ontario, Rita Smits (John) of Grand Bend, Elsie Devet (Frank) of Watford, Danny Soetemans (Rita) of Forest, and Andre Soetemans (Kathy) of Forest.  Survived by her 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, and her brother Joe Wouters (Lisa) of Forest, and her sister Simone Van Hove (Frans) of Belgium.  Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Maria Lintermans (Leopold), August Wouters, Melanie Verelst (August), Sidonie Van Loy, Jules Wouters, Jose Vanden Eynde (Jules), Gabrielle Verreth, Rachel De Borger, and Lydie Gommers.  Sister in law of August Van Loy (Mary), Julienne Wouters, Marcel Verreth (Emilia), Frank De Borger, and Jan Gommers.  Anna will also be missed by her in laws in Belgium, Maria (Ferdinand), Rosa (late Joseph), Augusta (Staf), Julia Soetemans, Martha Soetemans, Rosa Soetemans, and Edward Vande Breul, and the late Amandus (Anna), Isidoor, Joseph, August, and Anna.

Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Friday, March 15, 2013, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00pm.  Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Christopher’s Church on Saturday morning, March 16, 2013, at 11:00 am.  Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery.  For those who wish, memorial donations to the St. Christopher’s Church Building Fund or to the Sarnia Lambton V.O.N. would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at   Posted free at

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