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Tryntje "Theresa" Oostra

Female 1904 - 1997  (93 years)


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  • Name Tryntje "Theresa" Oostra 
    Born 1904 
    Gender Female 
    Name Tryntje "Theresa" Veenstra 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-416939 
    Died 31 Aug 1997  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 3 Sep 1997  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I416939  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Hendrick Veenstra,   d. 1979 
    Children 
     1. Joyce Veenstra
     2. Betty Veenstra
     3. Martin Veenstra
     4. William "Bill" Veenstra
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F270073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Aug 1997 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Sep 1997 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • VEENSTRA, Tryntje (Theresa)

      The Lord called her home at the Nithview Nursing Home, in New Hamburg, on Sunday, August 31, 1997, in her 93rd year. Theresa Veenstra (nee Oostra) beloved wife of the late Hendrick Veenstra (1979). Dear mother of Joyce and her husband Jake Damsma of Kitchener, Martin and his wife Christina of Edmonton, Betty and her husband Jerry Vanderende of Milton and Bill and his wife Corry of Brampton. Loved grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by 1 grandson Ekke Vanderende and was the last surviving member of her family, being predeceased by 5 sisters and 4 brothers. Mrs. Veenstra was recognized in 1984 in Washington D.C., by the United States Holocaust Memorial Conference, for the rescue of a 5 year old Jewish boy. She was a member of the Maranatha Christian Reformed Church of Cambridge. Friends will be received at COUTTS & SON FUNERAL HOME, 96 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge, on Tuesday, from 7-9 p.n. The Funeral Service will be conducted at Maranatha Christian Reformed Church, Cambridge, on Wednesday, September 3, 1997, at 2 p.m., Rev. Ralph Koops officiating. Interment Mount View Cemetery.

      Cambridge Reporter 1997