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Sippie Williamson

1925 ~ 2019 (age 94)

WILLIAMSON, Sibbeltje, ‘Sippie’ (Meindertsma), age 94, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019.  Sippie was born May 25, 1925 in the Netherlands. After the war, she came to Canada in 1959 to work as a nurse, temporarily.  She was then was convinced to stay in Canada by Gerrit Williamson, who also later convinced her to marry him.  She was an active member of Granum CRC for many years and continued to after moving to Lethbridge. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and travelling, she went everywhere from an Alaskan cruise to an African Safari.

Preceded in death by her husband, parents, numerous siblings and in-laws.

She is survived by her 3 children; Gerald (Sheila) Williamson, Sylvia (Gary) Goedhart and Yvonne (Joe) Verge and 7 grandchildren, Joey, Taylor and Bryn Goedhart, Laura and Kim Williamson, and Annika and Josh Verge and numerous nieces, nephews and friends, both in Holland and Canada.  She is also survived by sister Maaike in Holland, brother Pier in Ontario and brother Cor (Truus) in South Africa.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday October 17, 2019 at Granum Christian Reformed Church. Interment to take place before with the family.

The family would like to express our thanks to some of the amazing staff at St. Therese, who cared for her like she was their own family.

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