2990 Church St., South Mountain, ON

Mina (Mieke) Van Bokhorst nee Top November 8, 1924 - May 25, 2016

Went to be with the Lord on Wednesday May 25, 2016. Mina Van Bokhorst in her 92nd year of Ottawa. Beloved wife of the late Aalt Van Bokhorst. Loving Mom of Grace Stapper (Hub), Evelyn Dykstra (Gordon), Aalt Van Bokhorst (Hetty), Maryke Dykstra (Jim), Mary Ritskes (Jeff), Gerald Van Bokhorst (Janet) and Tim Van Bokhorst (Loreena). Cherished Oma of 21 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

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Mina will rest at Kemptville Christian Reformed Church, 2455 County Road 18, from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday May 29, 2016 where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday May 30, 2016 at 11 a.m. Interment Reids Mills Cemetery. By family request donations may be made to the Christian Reformed World Missions. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836) Online condolences may be made at


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    Ted & Karin (Liptak) Ceelen says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family at this time. May the memories you share help ease the burden of your loss.

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    Cara Duhaime (Berends) says

    I remember Mrs Van Bokhorst from when I was a child. She always had a big smile and was interested in what all the kids were up to. Thinking of the whole family during this difficult time.

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    Jen Law says

    Tim, Loreena, Kaleigh and Kyle – my deepest and sincerest condolences on your loss. May the love and memories of a wonderful long life give you comfort during this sad time.


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    Annelisa & Gord Gillespie says

    May you find comfort and strength in knowing that others share in your sorrow. May happy memories of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother comfort you in this time of loss.
    Our deepest sympathy.

    Annelisa & Gord

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    Gail Vanderveen says

    Sorry for your loss! She was a wonderful person and it’s so nice knowing she is now in heaven with Jesus (and your Dad). Hugs to all of you! I have lots of great memories of both your parents!

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    Vince and Patti Wijsman says

    Thinking of all of you and taking time to reflect on many special memories of your Mom/Oma 🙂

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    Wayne & Diana Smith says

    We celebrate with you Oma Van Bokkhorst’s life, her great love for her family and the love of her Saviour ever present in her smiling eyes. May our Lord and Saviour hold your loved ones in His arms!

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

    Wayne and Diana Smith

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    George & Arlene Bryan says

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

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    Gayle and Harold Freeburn says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. She was a wonderful woman who loved taking part in her many grandchildren activities . We were blessed to know her.

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    Alie White says

    So sorry for the loss of your wonderful Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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    Carey and Peter Oberman says

    Sorry to hear of the loss of you Mom.

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    Mike Gordon says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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    alida herweyer says

    Sorry for you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. From Henk and Alida Herweyer and Nel Van Benthem.

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