Schotsman RitaSCHOTSMAN, Hendrika ‘Rita’ - Safe in the Arms of Jesus

Born August 9, 1930 Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, and passed away May 11, 2018 Grimsby, Ontario.

Peacefully the Lord called home to Glory His child Hendrika Willemina Agnieta Schotsman in her 88th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband John in August of 2017.

She is survived by her son John (Pauline) and their children Melanie, Alisha, Paulina, Jolene, Katie, Monique and their spouses; daughter Grace (Michael) and their son Ben Obal; daughter Sonja (Sal) and their children J’Neene and Sheleen Messina. Dear Great-Oma to 16 great-grandchildren. Also remembered by 3 brothers, 1 sister, in-laws, nieces and nephews in both Canada and Holland.

Visitation will be held at MT. HOPE COMMUNITY CRC, 3076 Homestead Dr., Mt. Hope on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 6 – 8 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception in the Church Hall. Interment.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the many caregivers at Shalom Manor for their exceptional love shown to their mother these past six and a half years. In lieu of flowers, donations to Shalom Manor would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

“And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever”
Ps 23 vs 6b