Posted: April 28th, 2021

Amie Veldkamp (nee Tams)

May 25, 1934 – April 24, 2021

As part of God’s plan for our lives, He has taken to Himself into eternal glory: Amie beloved wife of Richard Veldkamp on April 24, 2021 at the age of 86.

She is survived by her children: Hetti (Harry), Harold, Johanna, Doug (Selena); daughter-in-law Sharon (Dick) as well as 17 grandchildren and 45 great- grandchildren. Amie was born in Stadskanaal, Netherlands and immigrated to Canada in 1952 along with her parents and 12 siblings. Amie began her working life cleaning houses; and after they married, helped Richard on the farm. She was diagnosed with MS in 1982 and carried on with life knowing that God was always at her side.

She is also survived by her siblings: Henk & Alice, John & Dorothy, Maria & George, Rika, Dieta, Fritz & Betty, Ella and Dave as well as Hilda & Lloyd, Gerda, Douwe and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by: Klaas & Hilda, Grace & Jack, Jake, Joan, and Roelof.

A private family service will be held. Burial will take place prior to the funeral at the Coaldale Community Cemetery.

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