BOERSMA – TIETJE THERESA. Sept. 10, 1922 – Nov. 19, 2011. Theresa was taken peacefully into the arms of Jesus on November 19, 2011 at Menno Hospital in Abbotsford, with her devoted dearly loved husband John by her side.
She is survived by her husband John, her children Art (Liz) Boersma, Jo-Ann (Gary) Bomhof and Jack Boersma, eleven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and her dear, dedicated brother, Bob Wester. She was predeceased by her two brothers and two sisters. Although no stranger to suffering, Theresa never lost her radiant smile, mischievous sense of humour, humble courage, and wise, understanding ways. She gave her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren a gift “far above rubies”: an indestructible legacy of faith, hope, and love, for which we are profoundly grateful. The family would like to give a heartfelt thank-you to all the staff at Menno Hospital for their wonderful, compassionate care during the past four and half years.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Trinity C.R. Church, 3215 Trethway Street, Abbotsford, on Friday, November 25, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.
Messages of condolence can be left at
Woodlawn Funeral Home. Abbotsford, British Columbia (604)853-2643