Pieternella (Nel) Raymaakers of Calgary passed away at the Intercare Southwood Care Centre on Monday, July 26, 2004 at the age of 90 years.
Nel was born on January 3, 1914 in The Hague, Holland and immigrated to Canada with her husband and children in 1954. Nel has resided in the city of Calgary since 1955. She loved music with a passion, including operas, and spent many happy hours enjoying the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Mom’s other loves were her family, bingo, and gardening. She has resided at the Intercare Southwood Centre since 1992.
Nel will be remembered by her three daughters and two sons-in-law, Teresa Steman of Calgary, Nel and John Van Schyndel of Amersfoort, Holland, and Toni and Raymond Maddocks, of Summerland, BC; and two sons and daughters-in-law, Harry and Hedy Raymaakers of Calgary, and Leo and Faye Raymaakers of High River; sixteen grandchildren; and nineteen great-grandchildren. Nel was predeceased by her husband Leonardus (Leo) Raymaakers.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 from 7:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at 3:00 P.M. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, #201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 Telephone: (403) 290-0110. The family would like to express heartfelt appreciation and thanks to the staff of Southwood Nursing Home for their loving and caring ways. They were always there at all times for mom in her time of need.
In living memory of Nel Raymaakers, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences