It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Oma and old Oma Corrie Van Driesten, of Fort Macleod at the age of 81 years. Born February 22nd, 1941, passed away in Fort Macleod on April 11th, 2022.
She is survived by her children, Elsa (Dennis) Nathe, Andrea (George) Feyter, John (Aleida) Van Driesten, Henry (Leanne Dahl) Van Driesten, Conroy Van Driesten; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Corrie is also survived by her sisters, Aartje (Evert Vander Weijden) Van Middendorp, Lientje Beusekom, Rita (Gerald Beekman), Nellie (Jim) Chymboryk, Bertha (Walter) Rosendal, also sister-in-laws Hennie Van Middendorp, Eefje van Middendorp and Riek Van Driesten, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Corrie is predeceased by her loving husband , Joe Van Driesten, also parents Andries and Hendrika Van Middendorp, brothers Gijs van Middendorp, Drees Van Middendorp, parents-in-law, Martinus and Elizabeth Van Driesten brother-in-laws Arnold Beusekom, Maas Van Driesten, Bill Van Driesten and sister-in-law Wilma Van Driesten.
Corrie and Joe were married August 17th, 1961, in The Netherlands. Together they came to Alberta and made their home South of Fort Macleod and resided there until her passing.
A Condolence Service will be held between 5:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. on Saturday April 16, 2022, at Eden’s Funeral Home, 2424 5th Avenue, Fort Macleod, AB.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday April 18, 2022, at the Reformed Congregation of North America in Monarch, AB, with Elder Paul Wander officiating.
Memorial Donation in lieu of flowers may be made to Bethesda Home for Seniors, 701 3A Street South Picture Butte, AB T0K 1V0