Rita van Burgsteden

van Burgsteden RitaPeacefully with family by her side at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Sunday, July 10, 2016 Maria Geertruida “Rita” van Burgsteden formerly of Dutton and R.R. 4 Appin passed away in her 92nd year. Rita was born in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Beloved wife of the late Henk van Burgsteden (2014). Dear mother of Maria, Wim, Anneke (Steve Lee), Christa, Melinda, Susie and Peter (1965). Loved by her grandchildren; Julia, Steven, Daniel, Laura (Jay Ellis), Sarah, Jerry, Angela, Randi and Tyler and great-grandchildren; Aiden, Audrey, Emily, Cassandra and William. Also survived by her siblings in the Netherlands, Gerda, Truus and Ank and their families. Predeceased by Jan and Piet and her parents Jacobus and Johanna Poelwijk. Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Wednesday, July 13 from 6-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 128 Main Street, West Lorne on Thursday, July 14 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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