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Emma (Rauwerda) Stoepker

May 3, 1937 ~ May 16, 2017 (age 80)

STOEPKER- Emma Stoepker, 80, formerly of Simcoe, ON died peacefully on May 16th, 2017 at Valleyview Home, St. Thomas, ON.  Emma was born on May 3rd, 1937 in Friesland, the Netherlands.  She is predeceased by her late husband of 54 years, Clarence.  Emma will be missed by her daughter, Gerdy (Noel) MacKay of St. Thomas, ON and sons Ralph of Simcoe, ON, Randy (Annette) of Oakville, ON, Peter (Dianne) of St. Williams, ON. Grandchildren Tim (Pippa) MacKay, Kate MacKay, Rachel Stoepker & Logan Stoepker, Ryan (Heather) Stoepker, Jennelle (Caleb) Symons, Shawn Stoepker, and great-grandchildren Cody & Heidi MacKay and, Hanna Symons. Emma is also survived by sister Gerdy (Clarence) Boer and brother Keimpe (Ytsje) Rauwerda and will be sadly missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws.  The funeral service will be held at First United Church 7 Curtis Street, St. Thomas on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:00 am.  Friends will be received by the family from 10:00 - 11:00 am.  Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  If desired, donations to the Alzheimer Society or Parkinson Society would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.sjfh.ca


Charitable donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Society of Elgin-St. Thomas
450 Sunset Dr., Ste. 229, St. Thomas ON N5R 5V1
Tel: 1-519-633-4396
Web: http://www.alzheimer.ca/elgin

Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario
117-4500 Blakie Rd, London ON N6H3C1
Tel: 1-888-851-7376
Web: https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/11203



 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
May 20, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First United Church
7 Curtis Street
St. Thomas, ON N5P 2L1

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 20, 2017

11:00 AM
First United Church
7 Curtis Street
St. Thomas, ON N5P 2L1

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
May 20, 2017

Elmdale Memorial Park Cemetery
190 Wilson Ave, Street
St. Thomas, ON N5R 3R3


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