Gone to be with her Lord on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia.  Aukje VanderWal, 88 years, was of Sarnia and formerly of Wyoming.   She was a loving wife to the late Halbe (1985). She will be missed by her children Wilma and Lloyd Hughes, Grace and Fred Van Reenen, Jim and Mary VanderWal, Floyd and Judy VanderWal, Flora Vriesinga and Brian Simpson, and Stan and Janet VanderWal.  A loving grandmother to Mike and Helen, Jason and Cindy, Crystal and Dan, Jonathan and Michelin, Chad and Marcy, Sid and Lindsay, Dan and Jennifer, Fred and Sarah, Brize, Jeremy and Andrea, Bridget and Chris, Barbara and Alex, Brenda, Becky, Jodi and Rick, Nick and Vicky, Kate and Mike, Jamie and Nate, Duncan and Kayla, Kevin and Melissa, Phil and Jessica, Chris, Josh, Jordan, Joe, Zach, and Ryles and 40 great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her siblings, Uilke and Alida, Froukje and Jan, Jan and Jannetje, and Wopke and Harrie.  Aukje is also survived by her husband’s family Mel and Grace, Stan and Evelyn, John and Margaret, Wilco and Donna, and Harvey and Marie.   Visitors will be received on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wyoming Chapel, 650 Broadway St., Wyoming.  A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from Wyoming Christian Reformed Church, Confederation Line, Wyoming.  Interment will follow at Wyoming Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the John Knox Christian School (  Memories, condolences, and pictures may be sent on-line at

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