“Hilda” Hildegard Bernardine VELDHUIS


“Hilda” Hildegard Bernardine

of Campbell River, B.C. passed away peacefully on September 11, 2005 at the Campbell River Hospital after a short illness with cancer. Predeceased by her parents Christine and Gerhard Dobbe and her brother Helmut and sister Gertrud all of Germany. She is survived by Bert, her loving husband of 48 years, sons, Berno (Kathy), Mario (Sandy), two grandsons Andrew and Michael and granddaughter Laura.

Hilde was born December 10, 1934, in Gronau Germany. In 1950 she moved to Holland where she met Bert in 1953. On April 10, 1955 they got engaged and were married on November 6, 1957 in Enschede, Holland. In 1965 they emigrated to South Africa for 11 years and in 1978 moved to Campbell River, B.C. where they became Canadian citizens.

Hilde will be dearly missed by all who knew her, including family and friends.

We would like to thank Dr. Walker, Dr. Wilcox, the nurses on the Second and Third floor for taking such good care of her.

A service of Remembrance in Celebration of Hilde’s life will take place at ELK FALLS CREMATORIUM & CHAPEL, ELK FALLS CEMETERY AT GENERAL HILL, CAMPBELL RIVER on Saturday, September 17 at 11:00 a.m.

Donations in Hilde’s memory may be made to the First Open Heart Society of Campbell River.

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