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Hilda Behrens

Hilda Behrens (Ritsema)

Tuesday, July 23rd, 1940 - Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Peacefully at the Pembroke Regional Hospital, with her family by her side on Friday February 28, 2020 at the age of 79 years. Hilda Behrens (nee Ritsema) of Eganville, beloved wife of the late Kai Behrens. Loved and cherished mother of Carola Behrens of Penticton BC and Carl Behrens (Leonor) of Woodbridge. Loving grandmother to Alyssa Maria, Marcus Kai, Marielle and Linden Behrens. Sister of Heike Entjes, Meiske van Maar both of the Netherlands, Ed Ritsema, Griffith, Betty Peplinskie, Round Lake, Connie Beninger, Bracebridge, Rita Potter, Blythe ON, Murray Ritsema, Teeswater and the late Jantje Zwart and Sylvia Kent. A Memorial Funeral Service will be held on Thursday March 5th in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Germanicus 1986 Lake Dore Road, Golden Lake, at 11:00 a.m. Private family Inurnment of Hilda’s Ashes in the Wingham Cemetery. In memory of Hilda, donations to Eganville Seniors Needs Fairfields Retirement Home, would be appreciated. Arrangement in care of the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME,Pembroke.Condolences,tributes,donations
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  • Service

    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 11:00am
    St. John's Lutheran Church Germanicus
    1986 Lake Dore Road
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    Pastor Richard Klein
  • Interment

    Wingham Cemetery
    Holmes Road
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  • Reception

    St. John's Lutheran Church Hall Germanicus
    1986 Lake Dore Road
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Siebolt & Annie Siertsema

Posted at 10:38am

We send our condolences to all of Hilda's siblings.We remember the good times we had with her when we were younger!
Siebolt & Annie Siertsema
Auburn, ON


Posted at 07:27pm
It was very interesting to hear Hilda speak of her child hood growing up in Holland.
Her father would take them skating on the canal in Holland after school for ice cream in the near by village. She spoke of the hard times during the war while living in Holland.
Hilda volunteered many hours driving seniors to appointments.
I will miss her smile, the evening chats and her company. Good memories!

Mary Boldt

Posted at 03:29pm
My deepest sympathy Carola, Carl and family. We will miss Hilda very much, here at her home at Fairfields. She was a very special lady.

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