Aaltje (Alie) Stienstra

Aaltje (Alie) Stienstra


The family of Aaltje (Alie)

Stienstra sadly announces

her passing on July 24, 2011

at the age of 91 years at

Sutherland Hills Rest Home. 

She is predeceased by her

husband, Thomas Stienstra

in 2005, her daughter Alice in 1986, son Harry in 2008 and daughter-in-law Mareanne in 2005.  She is survived by three sons:  Luke (Connie), Bill

(Shelagh) and Andy, one son-in-law John Boer, 10

grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great

great-grandson.  She was born in Peize, Holland in

1920 and immigrated to Canada in 1957 with her husband and 5 children.  She was very proud to be a Canadian. 

Alie loved family gatherings, outdoors, going south for the winter and being in the sun!  The family would like to extend sincere heartfelt thanks to the staff of Sutherland Hills Rest Home for the compassionate care she received.  She will be dearly missed by the family and friends and will be in our hearts forever.  Aaltje will be laid to rest at a private family interment at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at


Funeral arrangements entrusted to


Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial. 


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