“…and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith…..Hebrews 12: 1-2
On February 5, 2013, at His time, the LORD took unto Himself His child, Anne van der Velde (nee Hansma), beloved wife of the late Martin van der Velde(2010). She resided at Shalom Gardens in Grimsby Ontario. Throughout her life she was strengthened and encouraged of her salvation through Jesus Christ her Lord and Saviour. She was taken Home after a full and rich life, in her 93rd year and is survived by her beloved children: Henk and Emily van der Velde, Carla and Tom Zietsma, Irene and Collin Spithoff, Taco and Margaret van der Velde, Evelien and Clare Wiersma, Fred and Grace van der Velde and Andrew and Brenda van der Velde as well as her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by infant son Michael (1964) and infant grandson, Tyson Drew (1991) and grandson Winston Dean (2011). The family gratefully acknowledges the excellent and compassionate care of the staff at ShalomGardens, the professional, personal care of Dr. Donald Deegan and in her final hours, the nursing staff at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Emergency Department.
Visitation is arranged for Friday February 8, 2013, D.V., from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at the Vineyard Canadian Reformed Church at Lincoln, 4628 John St. Beamsville. The funeral will take place D.V. from the same church building on Saturday, February 9, at 10:30 AM., Rev. D. Wynia officiating. Following the service, interment will be at Chapel HillMemorialGardensCemetery, Highway 20, Stoney Creek, Ontario. Donations in lieu of flowers to JohnCalvinSchool, 320 Station St.Smithville, ONL0R 2A0 or Anchor Home, 361 Thirty Rd, Beamsville, ON. L0R 1B2. Online condolences at www.tallmanfuneralhomes.ca