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ROFFEL, Grace (nee Geessien)

August 6, 1918 – Emmer Compascuum, Holland
June 10, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Grace, beloved wife of Tony Roffel of Calgary, AB, passed away on June 10, 2018 at the age of 99 years.

Grace was born on August 6, 1918 in the Netherlands and immigrated with her husband and children in June 1954.

Grace was a homemaker and had a talent for sewing, crocheting, knitting, embroidery of which her friends and family have much evidence. She was a member of First Christian Reformed Church (now RiverPark Church) for over fifty years. Grace was best known as a loving mom, Oma, great-Oma, great-great-Oma and friend.

Grace is survived by her children and their spouses, Bill Roffel, Lucas and Brenda Roffel, Tina and Rein Willemsen, John and Laura Roffel and many grandchildren, great and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many more family and friends.

Grace was predeceased by her husband of sixty-five years, Antony (Tony) Roffel.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive N.E., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff of AgeCare, Midnapore for their compassionate and excellent care of Grace for over a decade.

In living memory of Grace Roffel, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB, T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403- 248-8585.

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  1. Jenny & Jim Braaksma

    Please accept our sincere condolences with the passing of your Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma and Great-great Grandma. May the Lord comfort you with the assurance that she is with Him.
    Sorry that we cannot attend the service on Saturday.

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  2. I’m so sorry the hear of the loss of Grace. She was truly a caring, loving and understanding woman. She truly will be missed. My heart goes out to the family.

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