Betty YPMA

YPMA, Betty

Jan. 24, 1935 – Mar. 21, 2009


Betty went to be with God on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Cascade Hospice Chilliwack, B.C. at the age of 74 years. Betty was born in Drachten Holland and emigrated to Canada, settling in Thunder Bay, Ont. with her family. She married George in 1955 and they settled on his Dad’s farm and raised their family. In 1978 Betty and George and their 2 youngest children moved to Abbotsford, B.C. where she lived the remainder of her life. Betty loved God’s creation and enjoyed the beauty all around her, she loved to help out where she could and was always a friendly presence to those she had contact with. Betty will be sadly missed by all that knew her. She is survived by daughters; Diane Muller Ont., Terry Ypma, Abb., Heidi Irvine (Kieran), Abb. son; Jack Ypma (Maria) Ont., grandchildren Stephanie, Robby, Julien and Donovan. Sisters; Ella Tenhave (Don), Ann Bolt, brothers; John Ypma, Cye Ypma (Cathy) all in Thunder Bay, Ont., many other relative also reside in Thunder Bay. Betty is predeceased by her husband George, parents Louie and Geraldine and son-in-law Wilf Muller. Other relatives and friends have gone before her. Funeral services were held on March 25, 2009 at 2 p.m. at Living Hope C.R.C. Clayburn Rd. Pastor Harold DeJong officiating.