Neeltje Veldstra

Neeltje (Nellie) Veldstra (Vandenberg)

Saturday, November 19th, 1927 - Thursday, March 4th, 2021
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Veldstra, (Neeltje) Nellie – nee Vandenberg. November 19, 1927 to March 4, 2021. In His infinite wisdom and His perfect timing, the Lord took to Himself Nellie Veldstra, wife of the late Itske (2016) in her 94th year. Nellie was a resident in Gardenview Long Term Care, Parkview Meadows Christian Retirement Village in Townsend for the past 6 years. Dear mother of Grace and Sid Holtrop of Lethbridge, Alberta, Marg and Art Veldhuizen of Fonthill, Ralph and Gerrie Veldstra of Brantford, Irene and Tom Billiald of Ancaster and Nanda and Randy Haveman of Binbrook. Loving Oma of 20 grandchildren and 53 great grandchildren. Nellie is survived by her sister-in-law Vicki Vandenberg, sister Afke Veenje, and brother Jan Vandenberg. Friends are invited to call at COOPER FUNERAL HOME, 19 Talbot Street West, Jarvis, on Monday, March 8, 2021 from 6-8 pm. Following a family graveside service at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, the Memorial Service for Nellie will be held at Maranatha Christian Reformed Church, 33 King Avenue, York, on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (Those wishing to attend the visitation or funeral/memorial service must RSVP through the funeral home website. Masks are required at all times while indoors) The funeral/memorial service will be live-streamed. For those wishing to share with the family in this way, please click the "Watch Webcast" link on the funeral home website. Donations to Parkview Meadows would be greatly appreciated by the family. Friends are invited to send condolences and sign the Book of Memories at
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  • Visitation

    Monday, March 8th, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, March 8th, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Cooper Funeral Home
    19 Talbot Street West
    Jarvis, ON N0A 1J0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Those wishing to attend visitation must RSVP through the funeral home website. Masks are required at all times when inside the funeral home. Guests are asked to arrive 10 minutes prior to their selected visitation time and speak to the parking lot attendant for instructions and protocols.
  • Service

    Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 1:00pm
    Maranatha Christian Reformed Church
    33 King Avenue
    YORK, ON
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    (Those wishing to attend the funeral service must RSVP through the funeral home website. Masks are required.) The funeral service will be live-streamed. For those wishing to share with the family in this way, please search YouTube for "York Maranatha Livestream".
    Rev. John Postuma
  • Interment

    Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 | 10:30am
    Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 10:30am
    Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
    700 Chapel Hill Road
    Stoney Creek, Ontario
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Due to gathering size restrictions, the service is closed to the public. The service will be livestreamed on the funeral home Facebook page.


Donations are being accepted for: Parkview Meadows Christian Retirement Village.


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Ria Wharrie

Posted at 10:49pm
My sincerest sympathy to all of you ,my cousins.
I was very happy to watch the celebration of life
for your mom.
I loved all of your personal memories.
Praying for all of you in the days and months to come.
Love Ria 🦋

Allan Maria Smedes

Posted at 10:23am
Our sincere condolences with the passing of your mother, grand and great Oma. We have many fond memories of our tante and trust that you too will be comforted in the memories of your loved ones. May you find comfort in her witness that she was going Home to be with her Lord.

Julie Hilson

Posted at 10:05am
Our sincerest sympathies with the loss of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother. We pray for God's peace and comfort during this time. We will not be attending the funeral in person but we will be with you online as we celebrate and remember Tante Nellie's life.
With love, Jake & Margaret Vriend (and also Greg, Julie & Kimberley)

Akiko Lamb Posted at 10:16am

Our deepest condolences on the passing of Tante Nellie. We will join you online to celebrate and remember her RIP Tante Nellie. Akiko and Albert Veldstra

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