Jenny Doesburg, a resident of the Iroquois area for the past 62 years, passed away at the Ottawa General Hospital on Mon., Nov. 10, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Jenny was born in Bedum, The Netherlands on Sept. 11, 1943 to her parents, Symon and Clasina Doesburg (nee Vanderkruk). She immigrated to Canada along with her family in 1952, when Jenny was just eight years old, and they settled in the Brinston area.
She worked at Caldwell Linen Mills for more than 25 years. She loved country music, dancing, taking trips with Dundas Tours, eating out, and visiting with her friends at Tim Hortons.
She is survived by her loving companion, Leland Dawson, her sister, Tina Doesburg of Iroquois and her brother, John Doesburg (Ruth) of Mariatown. She will be lovingly remembered by her nephews, John Doesburg Jr. of Ottawa, Steven Doesburg of Mariatown, and her niece Melanie McCourt (Andrew) of Morrisburg, and her great-nieces and great-nephews, Logan, Gabe, Micah, Lily-Anna, and Gracelyn. She was predeceased by her parents.
Family and friends paid their respects at the Community Christian Reformed Church in Dixons Corners on Thurs., Nov. 13 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service was held at the church on Fri., Nov. 14 at 11 am with Rev. Clarence Witten officiating, followed by interment at New Union Cemetery in Williamsburg. The pallbearers were John Doesburg Jr., Steven Doesburg, Melanie McCourt, Andrew McCourt, Lucas VanBeilen, and Glenn Lapier.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.marsdenmclaughlin.com