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de Peuter, Geertje

Oct. 30, 1938 — Jan. 31, 2020

Mrs Geertje (Gerie) de Peuter, beloved wife of Mr Bastiaan de Peuter, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at her home in Picture Butte.
Born in Hitland, near Nieuwerkerk aan de IJssel in Holland on Oct. 30, 1938, Gerie immigrated to Canada and southern Alberta with her family in 1956. She met Bastiaan shortly after her arrival, and they were married April 5, 1958.
Besides her husband, Gerie is survived by her son Martin, with grandchildren Mariele and Kent; son Jake; son Bastiaan (Anna), grandchildren Bastiaan and Jake, and great granddaughter Charleigh; her daughter Gonda, with grandchildren Joshua and Luke, and great grandchildren Joseph and Tate; her son Aris, (Yumi) and grandchildren Samuel, Zenith, and Sarah; her daughter Janie (Rob) Bootsma with grandchildren Shelby and Tristan; son Michael, with grandchildren Alexi, Jaidon, and Brooke; sisters Jannie (Jaap) Stouten, Gonda (Kor) Vanden Hoek, and Judy (Chris) den Hertog; brothers Jake (Nell), Aris, Martin (Jeanette), Case (Rose), Adam (Annie), Hank (Arlene), Tony (Lisa), Marinus (Wilma) and Willem; sister-in-law Dian, brother-in-law Jake (Jane) de Peuter; as well as numerous nephews and nieces.
Gerie was predeceased by her parents, Maarten in 2012 and Hillegonda Slingerland in 2005; her oldest daughter Meta in 2017; grandchild Nathaniel in 1992; sister Judith in 1954; brother John in 2016; sisters-in-law Margaret in 2003 and Ellie in 2019; and brothers-in-law Dewey de Peuter in 2018, and Peter de Peuter in 2010.
Family condolences will be held between 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at Eden’s Funeral Home 2424 Fifth Ave. S., Fort Macleod.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at the Netherland Reformed Congregation Church, 2608 Seventh Ave., Fort Macleod.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bethesda Care Home, P.O. Box 1096, Picture Butte, T0K 1V0.
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