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Alice Joanne Venema

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Alice Joanne Venema

September 26, 1932 - January 4, 2022

Peacefully in her sleep at Extendicare Cobourg on January 4th, 2022 in her 90th year. Beloved wife to the late Jelle (Allan) Venema. Dear mother of Wilf (Sam), Jane (Rob), and Terence (Karen). Loving Beps to Sara, Marc (Laura), Kyle (Colleen), Nick (Marcia), Paul (Ashley), Sierra (Ryan), Madison (Andrew), and Abby. Cherished great grandmother to Olivia, Zach, Lillian, Gretchen, and Mason. Pre-deceased by her brothers and sisters in Holland. A service for Alice will be held on Saturday April 30, 2022 at the Eddystone Baptist Church at 1:30 pm. If desired, donations may be made to Eddystone Baptist Church. Online condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE / DONATIONS

PAUL SIMONSEN - February 10, 2022

We were saddened to learn of your mother’s passing. I remember the first time I met your parents while shopping at Cobourg home hardware. We made eye contact, exchanged pleasantries and that started a conversation that 20 minutes later, through connecting the dots revealed these warm and wonderful people to be your parents. I wasn’t even a little surprised by this.Sorry for your loss. Sending our condolences to the Venema families. Paul and Anita

Heidi Buchegger - February 2, 2022

Was very sorry to hear this a.m., of Mrs Venema's passing...what wonderful people, she, her husband Al...salt of the earth people who had a deep faith in God, His Word and who lived it out with respect and kindness. Condolences to family and friends.

Patti and Steve Galloway - January 24, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Eddystone Baptist Church

Mark & Jackie Diminie - January 23, 2022

Wilf. So sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Sam, Sara, Marc, Kyle and the rest of your family.

Oscar Goehner - January 21, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Eddystone Baptist Church

Laurie Deviney - January 15, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Eddystone Baptist Church

Laurie Deviney - January 15, 2022

So sorry for the loss of Mrs Venema. Always had a smile and a greeting anywhere you saw her. A smile right to the end. She will be remembered for her contributions, along with her husband, to the local community. They settled in Vernonville and it is great to have Wilf and Sandra their children continue to live on the farm. Rest In Peace. Take care all.

Sophia Oosterhof - January 14, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Eddystone Baptist Church

Shawn & Debbie McBride - January 9, 2022

Sending heartfelt condolences to you all on the loss of your Mom and Beps. She was a lovely lady that will be fondly remembered.

VirginiaWeston - January 9, 2022

Wilf,Sam,Sara,Marc and Kyle, I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.

Judi Gill - January 8, 2022

Wilf,Sam,Sara,Marc,Kyle and family. We are so very sorry to hear about Alice's passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. Jeff, Judi and family

Dave & Sandra Dudley - January 8, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Eddystone Baptist Church

Dave & Sandra Dudley - January 8, 2022

Condolences to the Venema family on the loss of your Mom, grandma & great grandma. A lifetime of memories will be cherished by all her family.

Daryl and Kelley Hall - January 8, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Eddystone Baptist Church

Brian and Sherry Harnden - January 8, 2022

Our condolences to all your family. To all who knew Alice, it has been a blessing to have had her and Al in our lives.

Tony Weatherby - January 7, 2022

My condolences to the Venema family.

Blaine &Lynda Darling - January 7, 2022

Wilf and family , so sorry to hear about your mom, our thoughts go out to your family at this most difficult time.

John and Kathy West - January 7, 2022

Dear Wilf, Sam and family...sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom and Oma. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Take Care.

Melissa Lilje (Charles) - January 7, 2022

I was very saddened to hear that Alice has passed away! She was such a lovely lady. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers!

Patricia Murphy - January 7, 2022

Sara: So sorry for loss of a dear grama. You will have so many wonderful memories to share. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Sue Retallick - January 7, 2022

Wilf- Our sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother. Sue Retallick and Sandra Palmer. (Curtis Chicks)

Jan Bangs - January 7, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Eddystone Baptist Church

Jan and Amanda Bangs - January 7, 2022

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Alice's huge smile and friendly manner made encounters such a positive thing. She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered. Alice, thanks for making Eddystone Church a warm place to gather. With our sincerest condolences.

Art and Deb Jeninga - January 6, 2022

We are very sorry to hear of Alice’s passing she was a gentle wonderful person.

CLARE and KIM - January 6, 2022

Alice Venema ,hands down,was one of the most strong willed and caring persons to have met,with her generous smile and her beautiful voice.Her recelection of the stories about her time in the old country were mesmerizing and passionate; Which also describes her life in north Vernonville. Alice loved her husband,her family,her neighbours ,her church, as well as the life she made and gave.She will be missed but not forgotten

Julie McKenzie - January 6, 2022

Alice glowed! There was always a light shining from her. It warmed you, enwrapped you, lightened your heart. She brought joy! How she loved the land, her family, her friends but most of all, her Lord. Shine on, Alice, shine on.

Norma & Ralph Soffers - January 6, 2022

Our sincerest condolences. Alice was a very dear lady. We feel most blessed to have known Al and Alice. What a warm and loving couple.

Lynda & Maurice Lefebvre - January 6, 2022

Our condolences on the passing of Your Mom, Beps & Great Grandma . Keep Her memories close to your heart .

Art and Rosemary Broomfield - January 6, 2022

So sorry to hear of Alice's passing She was a lovely lady God Bless her!

Art & Joan Van Groningen - January 6, 2022

Our sincere sympathy in the passing of your dear mother grandmother friend and our friend also. Hope it will comfort you to remember how wonderful the memories are and the gifts of laughter and wisdom that were created with each other in your family. With you for sympathy Art and JOAN VAN GRONINGEN.

Art and Nettie - January 6, 2022

Sad to read this, but we hope you have comfort in knowing that she is reunited with Al. Strength to you all in the coming days.

Karen Coupland - January 6, 2022

My deepest condolences to the family. My prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Jeanet Smit/oncle Its Smit - January 6, 2022

Our deepest condoleances. Our thoughts are with you all these days.

Cathie Edison - January 6, 2022

So sorry to hear of the passing of this dear lady. My condolences to all of her famiky

Rick Thomas - January 6, 2022

Our sincerest sympathy to all of the Venema families,our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Rick & Cecilia.

Mike & Kim Behan - January 6, 2022

So sorry to hear about your Mom/Beps/Great Grandma Wilf, Sam, Sara, Mark & Kyle and Gretchen. Please try to stay close and keep all of your wonderful memories in your hearts forever. Sending you all prayers of peace.

Dalton and Heather McDonald - January 6, 2022

Extending our condolences to all of you in the loss of Alice .. such a sweet , cheerful lady … always happy with an infectious smile . She will surely be missed by many . Sincere sympathy. RIP

Jane & Rob Koopman - January 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Eddystone Baptist Church

Donna, Shirley and June Sandercock - January 6, 2022

So sorry to hear of Alice's passing this morning. We were fortunate we got to know her when Donna and Alice shared a room at the hospital. Please accept our deepest sympathies on the loss of such a fine lady.

Sue Jouwstra - January 6, 2022

My condolences to you all. She will be missed. Sue (Egas) Jouwstra

Jacalyn Baker-Smith - January 6, 2022

Dear Terence So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. She had an infectious smile and a beautiful personality. Jackie ( The Town Gardener)

Bill and Carmel Scott - January 6, 2022

Sam, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother-in-law. May she enjoy eternal happiness. Bill and Carmel Scott.

Trudi and Jake Berga - January 6, 2022

So sorry to hear of Alice’s passing . Our memories of Alice are of a kind , loving woman , always a smile for those she would meet. Now Living in the presence of God.

Kathie king - January 6, 2022

So sorry to hear of Alice’s passing. What a dear lady. We became friends in the 80s when my children were young. She lived right around the corner us and we had coffee together every week. We laughed and prayed together. Her faith and strength inspired me to no end and I admired her greatly. Her presence brightened every day Rest in Glory

Dave Atkinson - January 6, 2022

Wilf Terry, and All the family, So sad to learn of your mom’s passing. You will surely miss her ,she was the salt of the earth along with your Dad. Take joy in the fact both your parents knew their final destiny and lived their lives accordingly

Mark and Cindy Bickle - January 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Eddystone Baptist Church

Mark,Cindy Bickle and Family - January 6, 2022

So sorry for your loss. We are thinking of all of you. May all the memories you have of your Mom and Grandma help you through this difficult time ❤️

Lynda Gardner - January 6, 2022

So sorry for your lost .Alice was a kind loving woman. She always had a smile for all she met and a kind word. R.I.P.

Donna M Logel - January 6, 2022

So deeply sorry for the loss of Alice. She was one of the sweetest ladies I had met. Loved life, family and friends. God bless you Alice