Posted: August 15th, 2017

Cornelia Meliefste

1921 – 2017

Mrs. Cornelia J. Meliefste of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Peter Meliefste, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at the age of 95 years.

Born in Zaamslag, The Netherlands, Cornelia immigrated to Canada as a newlywed with her husband Peter in 1951. They settled in the Lethbridge area where they raised their family of 6 children. Cornelia was an active member of her church community and after raising her family she became a teacher at the Immanuel Christian School and the Coaldale Christian School.

Besides her loving husband Peter, Cornelia is survived by her sons Cornelius, Gerald and Francois; daughters Inga, Frances and Linda; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, August 18, 2017 at TRINITY REFORMED CHURCH, 1100 – 40th Avenue North, Lethbridge, Alberta, Reverend John Van Eyk officiating.

A Private Family Interment will be held prior at the Mountain View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the “Come Over and Help” organization.

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