Themen IlseTHEMEN, Ilse Margaretha  - Passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with Breast Cancer, on Wednesday September 5th, 2018, at the age of 57, with her loving husband Martin Cain at her side.

Devoted mother of Reece Martin Themen.

Step mother of Mathew Cain Williams and Alishia Leger.

Daughter of Gerald C. Apps and Johanna Apps.

Daughter in law of Leona Cain and the late David.

Proud sister of Brenda Hellingman (John), Kim Senour (the late Marv), Mike Apps, and Theresa Apps – Romard.

Will be lovingly remembered by her extended family Leslie Themen (Noor), Gilbert Themen, Reggy Koorndijk, and Chanelisa Koornidjk, many nieces and nephews and family in Netherlands, USA, and Canada.

Ilse will be fondly remembered by her close friends and a multitude of band and music fans, along with the many that had the pleasure of knowing, watching and hearing her performing.

Ilse was well known for her soulful voice, infectious laugh, beautiful smile, and generous Heart and will be missed by all that came in contact with her.

Visitation will be held at the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road by the Oshawa Airport) 905-440-3595 on Thursday, September 20th from 1:30 pm until time of The Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3:30 pm.

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