GREIDANUSPosted: March 6th, 2017
Psalm 116:15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints
Gone to be with His Lord on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, LOUIS GREIDANUS, at the age of 89 years.
Louis is lovingly remembered by his five children: Ken (Verna) Greidanus, Margriet (Ken) Edwards, Gerrit Greidanus, Joanne (Lawrence) Brooks and Doug (Sonya – Deceased) Greidanus; 12 grandchildren, Angela (Scott) Van’t Land, Erin (Jonathan) Norton, Bethany (Jim) Vreugdenhil, Krista Greidanus, Heather (Scott) Osadchuk, Christina Brooks, Alex Brooks, Patrick Brooks, Louis Greidanus Jr., Adriana Greidanus, Paul (Bekah) Greidanus, and Mark Greidanus; 14 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Gerda Greidanus, Sippie Williamson, and Jennie Williamson; four brothers, Piet (Hillie) Hendrik, Sid (Rena), Jan (Froukje); and sisters, Froukje Terpstra, Jikke Bootsma and Sippie (Auke) Spijksma.
Besides his wife of 37 years, Wilhelmina (September 9, 1988), Louis was predeceased by his grandson, Jarrod Hill, daughter-in-law, Sonya (nee Houweling) Greidanus, parents, Tjerk and Grietje (Leyendekker) Greidanus, brothers, Ate (Sippie), Gerben (Fokje) and Norman Greidanus, his brother and sister who passed away in infancy, as well as sisters, Anna (Ted) Hofstee, Cory (Eerde) de Jong and Janke (Jan) Nauta. Louis also was predeceased by brothers-in-law; Tjerk Terpstra, Hans Bootsma, William (Bertha), Evert, Ralph, Arend (Maria) and Gerrit Williamson and in-laws, Rita (Chris) Deurloo, Catherine (Fred) Williams and Joan (Bert) Hildebrand.
Louis was born in Tzum, Friesland, The Netherlands on January 26, 1928, one of 16 children. In April of 1948, Louis immigrated to Granum and began work on the Williamson farm where he met his future wife Wilhelmina Williamson. They were married on March 27, 1951. In 1956 Louis and Wilhelmina purchased a farm east of Granum where Louis lived for the rest of his life working as a farmer and beekeeper. His life was one of gratitude and contentment for what he had been blessed with by His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; Christian parents, Christian home, a faithful Christian wife, eternal life.
A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Monday, March 6th, 2017 from 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
A Private Family burial will be held at the Granum Christian Reformed Cemetery.
A Funeral Service will take place at the TRINITY REFORMED CHURCH – 1100 40th Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB. on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Thomas G. Albaugh officiating.
In lieu of flowers and in memory of Louis, donations may be made to Rehoboth Christian Ministries – AB-512, Coaldale, AB T1M 1N1.
To send a condolence, please visit www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
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