September 28, 1925 – December 22, 2018

HAMSTRA, Grace (nee Zylstra) – The Lord, in His infinite wisdom, took unto Himself our loving and caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother on Saturday, December 22, 2018 in her 94th year.  Dear wife, for 67 years, of the late Jacob Hamstra. Cherished mother of Jerry and Trudy Hamstra, Sylvia and Carl Schouls, Audrey and Albert Wassink, Elizabeth and George Bouwmeester and Kathy and Ray Pennings. Predeceased by all  her brothers and sisters; Joekje (Pieter)  Miedema, Gauke (Tine) Zylstra, Eelkje (Gosse) Postma  and Willem (Rieke) Zylstra.  A loving sister-in-law to the late Kathleen Hamstra,  the late Gerald & Theresa Hamstra,  the late  Ralph & Jeanette Haalstra, Peter & Audrey Hamstra and Peter & Willy VandenBerg.  Our dear mother will be remembered as one who took a great interest in all that her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren did. They all loved her in return. We as a family sincerely thank the staff of Shalom Manor in Grimsby for their loving care for our mother. Family and friends will be received at the Ebenezer Free Reformed Church, 253 Weirs Lane, Dundas, Ontario on Thursday, December 27, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Ebenezer Free Reformed Church on Friday, December 28th at 10 a.m.  Interment to follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to Peace Haven (Brantford) or the Rehoboth Christian School (Copetown).  Funeral service to be conducted by Rev. L. J. Bilkes.

“Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord”  Rev. 14:13

4 Messages to Hamstra, Grace (nee Zylstra)

  • Elspeth Millar

    Sending our condolences to you Liz and George and your family . Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. May you be comforted knowing your mom is with her Lord and Saviour and has been re united with your dad. Lots of love from Dan and Elspeth .

  • Wilma Markle (Heikoop)

    My condolences to the family. I have many wonderful childhood memories of time spent with Audrey and her family. I’m glad I had a chance to visit with your Mom recently…I’m sure she will be missed!

  • Maja PSW in Shalom

    My deepest sympathies with the loss of your dear mother and grandmother.We wish you strength in the days to come

  • Frank Mattioli

    My deepest sympathies to all the Hamstra family .Your mom was there at my birth and met her again so many years later .Rest in peace .

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