Winchester Press – obit – Christine Mudde
Christine Mudde, a resident of the OsgoodeCare Centre for the past two years, passed away there on Sat.,May 5, 2007. She was 92.
She was born in Holland on Feb. 3, 1915, and was the eldest offour children born to her parents Martinus and Cornelia VanderWoerdt(nee Trapman). She lived in Holland until 1953 when she immigratedto Canada and settled in the Brinston area.
She was a member of the Community Christian Reformed Church inDixon’s Corners, and will always be remembered for her steadfastlove of the Lord. She enjoyed playing the organ, the violin, anda competitive game of scrabble. Her excellent cooking was appreciatedby many, as was the abundance of fresh produce from her garden.
She is survived by her children Corrie Brunsting of Brockville,Bram (Gerda) Mudde of Iroquois, Martin (Wilma) Mudde of Ottawa,Joe (Jacquie) Mudde of Constance Bay, Bert Mudde of Brinston,Jack (Anne) Mudde of Stittsville, Audrey (Weipo) Bruining of Morrisburg,Christine (Neil) Vandermeer of Iroquois, and Ron (Denise) Dupreyof Ottawa. She was a cherished Oma of 24 grandchildren and 38great-grandchildren. She was the dear sister of Adri VanderWoerdtof Holland. She was predeceased by her husband Teunis, her brotherGijs, and sisters Ploon deHaan and Cornelia DeVries. She is alsosurvived by nieces and nephews.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburgon May 7. A service of Thanksgiving for Christine’s life was heldat the Community Christian Reformed Church in Dixon’s CornersMay 8 with Rev. Clarence Witten officiating.
Interment was at New Union Cemetery in Williamsburg. The pallbearerswere grandsons William Bruining, David Vandermeer, Jonathon Mudde,Jamie Mudde, Jake Brunsting, and Ian Mudde.
Donations to Timothy Christian School or Winchester District MemorialHospital would be appreciated by the family.