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Williamson, Sippie

May 25, 1925 — Oct. 8, 2019

Sibbeltje (Sippie) (Meindertsma) Williamson, age 94, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019.
Sippie was born May 25, 1925 in the Netherlands. After the war, she came to Canada in 1959 to work as a nurse, temporarily. She was then was convinced to stay in Canada by Gerrit Williamson, who also later convinced her to marry him.
Sippie was an active member of Granum CRC for many years, and continued after moving to Lethbridge. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and travelling — she went everywhere from an Alaskan cruise to an African safari.
Sippie was preceded in death by her husband, parents, numerous siblings and in-laws.
Sippie is survived by her three children, Gerald (Sheila) Williamson, Sylvia (Gary) Goedhart and Yvonne (Joe) Verge; seven grandchildren, Joey, Taylor and Bryn Goedhart, Laura and Kim Williamson, and Annika and Josh Verge; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends, both in Holland and Canada.
Sippie is also survived by sister Maaike in Holland; brother Pier in Ontario; and brother Cor (Truus) in South Africa.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 17, 2019, at Granum Christian Reformed Church. Interment to take place before with the family.
The family would like to express our thanks to some of the amazing staff at St. Therese, which cared for Sippie like she was their own family.
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