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Riekus Wensink

Riekus Wensink

Saturday, May 31st, 1941 - Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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Obituary

Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus on Thursday June 4, 2020. Riekus Wensink of Maxville; age 79 years. Beloved husband of the late Fernande Wensink (nee Lacombe). Loving father of Ricky (Vera), Susan (Raymond), Kathy (Allison), Geraldine St. Denis (Robert), David (Jackie) and Robert. Dear brother of Herman Wensink, and Dini McNaughton. Predeceased by four brothers Joseph (late Marlene), George (Nellie), Bill (Gail) and John (late Annie), and by one sister Drika Hooft (late Derk). Dear son of the late Derk Jan Wensink and the late Gerharda Somsen. Survived by 17 grandchildren: Josh, Jennifer, Jaleesa, Shawn, Allan, Shannon, Jessica, Cody, Hadie, Jake, Andrew, Adam, Tracy, Megan, Cheyanne, Bailey and Logan; also by 15 great-grandchildren with another to arrive shortly. He will be missed by his close friend Simone Laferriere. Funeral arrangements under the care and direction of the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 20 Main St. South, Maxville (613-527-2898). A private Funeral Service was be held in the Chapel of the Munro & Morris Funeral Home. Interment followed in the St Catherine of Sienna Cemetery, Greenfield. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Riekus a tree will be planted in a memory woods. A tree grows-memories live.
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Catherine of Sienna Parish Cemetery, Greenfield
    Address
    2804 Donald Street
    Greenfield, ON
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Due to the Covid-19 restrictions a Private Chapel Service will held.

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Kim & Denny Van Loon

Posted at 08:03am
Gerry, Bobby and Family, our condolences to all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
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Michael and Nancy Mckinnon

Posted at 10:12pm
Our sincere condolences to all family members.
 
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Lillian Ryner Posted at 09:48pm

My sincere sympathy to all his family from Lillian Ryner
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Shelley Wensink-Johnson

Posted at 09:53pm
We had a wonderful uncle,
One who never really grew old.
His smile was made of sunshine,
And his heart was solid gold.

You will be missed !!
 
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Jana Michaud Posted at 08:11am

You will be greatly missed by us. Jana, Bryon Michaud and family
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Lynn White

Posted at 09:28pm
Thoughts and prayers are with family at this time
Tom and Lynn
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Dwayne & Melody Hay

Posted at 05:45pm
Our sincere condolences Riekus was a true Gentleman and great horseman.
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