• Thursday, August 17
    10am - 11am
Thursday, August 17
11am at Immanuel Christian Reformed
Tetje Reitsma

February 15, 1933 - August 13, 2023

REITSMA Thellma (Tetje) Witvoet
Thelma passed away on August 13.
She is now with her Lord and Saviour. She immigrated to Canada in 1950 with her family.
Predeceased by her husband Tom Reitsma
Her parents Everhardus and Grace Witvoet Dykstra. Her siblings George and Penny Witvoet, Lowell and Nell Witvoet and Bert Witvoet, stepdaughter Helen Spain Reitsma
and step son-in-law Harry Street
Survived by Alice Witvoet, Rini and Herman Koops, Nell and Kees Vanturennout and Fred and Anne Witvoet. Bob and Helen Reitsma, Ynze and Bev. Reitsma Bette VanderGiessen Marjorie Street-Reitsma Wilma Joy Veenstra and Gerard Duiker. And many nieces and nephews.
Visitation and Funeral service will be at Immanuel Christian Reformed church. Corner West 5th and Mohawk Rd. Hamilton on Thursday, August 17. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 and remaining events will commence from there. Early afternoon
it will close with the internment at Woodland Cemetery, 700 Spring Gardens Road Burlington, ON L7T 1J3
Thank you to the staff of Maple View Terrrace in London for the care and kindness you have shown to Thelma.

1. O Lord You are my God
I will exalt and praise Your name.
Isaiah 25 vs. 1A
Book of Condolences
Marjory Reitsma-Street, Victoria, B.C.

Posted on: August 15, 2023

Thelma was our second mother for over 40 years, and a wonderful wife to our father, Tjeerd Tom Reitsma whom she married in August 1978. Thelma was a generous, steadfast, and helpful presence in our lives, sharing her home, and thoroughly enjoying small and large family events. When I was a doctoral student, commuting to Toronto from Hamilton, Thelma would drop off a casserole on Friday night, every week during the first year, to make sure there was one home-cooked meal that week for Harry and myself. Even in the past few years, Thelma would answer the phone when I called, with the biggest smile and warm "Well, Hel--lo there!" She had a melodious voice as well as infectious laugh, and would lighten up our day. We will remember her, and miss her.

Maynard & Cori

Posted on: August 15, 2023

Our heartfelt condolences to Nel and Kees, Rini and Herman, Fred and Anne, Alice ( moeder) , the Reitsma family and the Witvoet family.

Wish we could join you all in celebrating the life of our Tante Thelma