Peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus and surrounded by the love of her family at Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Friday, October 15th, 2021. Jennifer Wilhelmina VanderPloeg (nee Jonkheer), of Shallow Lake, at the age of 57 years.
Dearly loved wife of Edward VanderPloeg. Loving mother of Reuben (Katrina) VanderPloeg, Jay (Kristen) VanderPloeg, Chantelle (Nicholas) Scharringa, and Joseph (Jessica) VanderPloeg; birth mother to Byron (Betsy) Jones. Proud grandmother of Esther, Miriam, Gideon, Judah, Zipporah and Nora. Survived by sister Carla Omoruyi (nee Jonkheer). Predeceased by Gerit Jonkheer (father), Wilhelmina Jonkheer (nee VanGeest, mother) and Jerry Jonkheer (brother).
Visitation will be held at the New Life Centre at 199 4th Ave W Owen Sound, ON (519-376-2787) on Tuesday, 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Jennifer will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church, 201-4th Avenue West, Owen Sound on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Sid Couperus officiating; the service will be livestreamed and can be found on the funeral home website (woodfuneralhome.ca) at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Georgian Bluffs.
If so desired, donations as an expression of sympathy can be made to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca
Please call the church office 519-376-2787 to RSVP for Funeral service.