Grietje Buter (nee Meems), formerly of Williamsburg, passed away peacefully at home on Mon., April 15, 2013. She was 90.
She was the beloved wife of the late Hemmo Buter. She was the loving mother of Jane (Hank) Luimes of Winchester, Ralph (Anna) of Morrisburg, Martha Lee of Rocky Mountain House, Alta, Andy (Diane) of Williamsburg, Hank of Williamsburg, and Ann (Hans) Schroer of Kemptville. She will be fondly remembered by 15 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her grandson, Cory Lee, her daughter-in-law, Janice Buter, and brothers, Hendrik, Jaap, Willem, Christiaan, and Roelof. She is survived by sisters-in-law Roelie Meems, Ellie Van Beilen, and Sjoukje Buter, as well as nieces and nephews.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Fri., April 19 from 6 to 9 pm. The funeral service was held at Williamsburg Christian Reformed Church on Sat., April 20 at 11am with Rev. John Noordhof and Rev. John Roke officiating, followed by interment at New Union Cemetery. The pallbearers were her granddaughters, Johanna Luimes, Lisa VerBruggen, Kelly Buter, Jennifer Buter, Natasha Hodge, and Liane Buter. The honourary pallbearers were Angela Marquis and Jessica Tensen.
Donations to Timothy Christian School or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
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