At the Kingston General Hospital on Tuesday August 27, 2013. Kees Tiekstra age 85 of Athens. Beloved husband of the late Appie Tiekstra ( nee Oosterheerd ). Dear father of Fred Tiekstra and his wife Sonya of Almonte. Loving grandfather of Steve Tiekstra ( Melissa Merkley ) of Perth and David Tiekstra ( Lynsay Durbano ) of Barrie. Predeceased by 2 brothers and 4 sisters, Rein Tiekstra ( Geertje ), Geert Tiekstra ( Janny ), Aafke van der Veen ( Willie ), Harmke Marinus ( Meindert ), Lien Postma ( Henk ) all of Holland, and Elsie Schaafsma ( Doede ) of Athens. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the Judson Funeral Home Athens, on Thursday August 29th, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held at the Athens Christian Reformed Church on Friday August 30th, at 11:30 am. Interment Glen Elbe Cemetery. In memoriams to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or the H.C.C.S. will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Visit a Book of Memories: www.judsonfuneralhome.ca