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Klingenberg, Gerrit (Gerry) (Died on 6 Oct 2016)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 11 Oct 2016, A, p. 13, column 4

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KLINGENBERG, Gerrit (Gerry) - Passed away, peacefully, in… "Absent from the body, present with the Lord" on Thursday, October 6th, 2016, at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital, with his loving wife Jean and family by his side, Gerrit (Gerry) Klingenberg, of RR7 Tillsonburg and formerly of Eastwood, at the age of 81. Born in New Amsterdam, the Netherlands, son of Gerrit Klingenberg Sr. and the late former Christina (Hazelaar) Klingenberg, who emigrated from Holland with their family and came to Canada in 1953. Gerrit and Trienteje (Jean) farmed near Eastwood. He then was a dedicated employee of Foundation Construction, London (Ellis Don), Ayrsaw Industrial Saws, Woodstock. Much loved husband and best friend of 59 years of his wife and caregiver (Jean) and loved and loving father of: George (Maureen); Roger (Carol Anne); Jacqueline (John Reinink); Bernard (Renee); David (Veronica); Brenda Bowman (late Leroy Bowman Feb 29, 2004); and Ron (Chara). Proud and loving grandfather of 25 grandchildren (and late granddaughter Marsha Reinink April 11, 1987) and 20 great-grandchildren. Survived by brothers: Mans and Harry and a brother-in-law Al Noorstra. Survived by sisters: Grietje Koopman, Rita Vander Til, Fenny Zwijgers and Jane Damsma. Predeceased by brothers: Berend, Jan Harm (Jack), Gezinus (Jim) and John Klingenberg and a sister Christine Noorstra. A Public Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 11th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Tillsonburg Christian Reformed Church, 150 Concession Street West, Tillsonburg. Christian Family Interment Service on Wednesday morning at the Tillsonburg Cemetery. A Christian Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 12:00 noon at the Tillsonburg Christian Reformed Church, Tillsonburg by Pastor Bob Bramhill, of Fordwich. Memorial donations in Gerrit's memory are payable (by cheque only) to the "New Tribes Mission" or the "A.L.S." through the MAURICE J. VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOMES- BURIAL AND CREMATION SERVICES INC ., 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg (519)842-4238. Personal condolences and favourite memories can be shared at www.verhoevefuneralhomes.com

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11 Oct 2016
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6 Oct 2016
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Klingenberg, Gerrit (Gerry) (Died on 6 Oct 2016)