Toenders; Arnolda (Nolly) Maria

May 23, 1925 to October 10, 2014

We regret to inform you our mother passed away on October 10, 2014. Arnolda Maria Aarts was born on May 23, 1925 in St Oedenrode in Holland. After the war Arnolda graduated as an RN in Groot Ziekenuis in s’Hertogenbosch, and later worked in St Joseph Ziekenhuis in Eindhoven, Holland. Arnolda married Theodore Toenders on February 19, 1952. They immigrated to Canada on March 1952 and made their home in Laidlaw, Agassiz and moved to Harrison Mills in 1957 where they raised their family and continued farming until they retired. Mom enjoyed gardening, reading, crossword puzzles, crafts and family gatherings. Arnolda is predeceased by her husband, Theodore on October 15, 1994. Arnolda leaves behind her children Ardy (George) Gladue, Rose Toenders, Ted Toenders, Teresa (Chuck) van Hemmen, six grandchildren, Curtis, Clayton (great grandchildren Merrick and Kohen), Terri Toenders and Michael (Brenda) van Hemmen (great grandchildren Levi, Abigail, Silas), Emily (Graeme) Horton (great grandchild Oliver), and David (Amy) van Hemmen. The Prayer Vigil will take place at St Anthony’s of Padua Catholic Church on 7237 Morrow Rd in Agassiz Friday, October 17, 2014 at 7:00PM and Funeral at St Anthony’s of Padua Catholic Church Saturday, October 18 at 11:00AM. Burial to follow at Valley View Cemetery, Agassiz.

Henderson’s Funeral Home in care of arrangments 604-792-1344.

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