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Theresia Wijfjes was born April 16, 1936,and came to America from the Netherlands in 1959 to meet her Dutch husband, Bert, in California. It was love at first sight. After nearly 55 beautiful years of marriage, four children and eight grandchildren, our beloved wife, mother, Oma and gentle warrior, went to her heavenly home March 9, 2015, after valiantly battling the effects of diabetes.
Theresia is survived by her husband, Bert; her children, Tonnie, Terry, Tina and Tim; sons-in-law John, Gary and George; and her grandchildren, Derek, Courtney and husband Tonis, Dylan, Emily and husband Chris, Ashley, Lauren, Blaine and James.
A Memorial Mass will be held Sunday, March 15, at Our Lady of the Lake. Inurnment is to be determined.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Diabetes Association in memory of Theresia Wijfjes.
Visit and sign a guest book at www.heraldbanner.com.
Published on  March 12, 2015
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