Posted: November 3rd, 2016


ANDY KOOPMANS, beloved husband of Barbara Koopmans, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the age of 80 years.

Besides his loving wife, Andy is survived by his children: Jodie (Jason) Knott (Janelle, Jared, Jenna) of Lethbridge, Rebecca (Grant) Boyd (Braydon, Jathen, Eden) of Medicine Hat, Jonathan (Tanya) Koopmans (Carter, Mylie, Zoe) of Lethbridge, Christopher Koopmans of Sherwood Park and Tamara Koopmans of Lethbridge. He is also survived by His sisters Tina (Ben) Van Arragon, Gerdy Vandebeek, Hilda (Phil) Smith and his brothers Otto Koopmans and John (Dawn) Koopmans.

Andy was predeceased by his parents Siebe and Barbara Koopmans, brothers Dick, Tom and Bill Koopmans, Brother-in-law Jules Vandebeek and sister-in-law Fran Koopmans.

Andy was born in Wierum, Friesland, Holland on June 23, 1936 as Anne (Awneh) Koopmans. He grew up and had his schooling in Holland. He emigrated to Canada with his parents in 1954 arriving in Picture Butte, AB. He married Barbara DeWeert on May 10, 1968. He was pretty handy and did many things throughout his life; farming, construction, trucking, plant maintenance but he was most proud of his five children and his precious grandchildren who brought much joy and love into his life. Andy was a born again Christian. Jesus was the Lord and Savior of his life. He went to be with his Savior surrounded by the love of his family.

A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. with Pastor Dick DeWeert officiating.

Interment will take place at Mountain View Cemetery – 1210 Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. at 1:30 P.M., all are welcome to attend.

To send a condolence, please visit www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

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