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January 21, 1937 — June 15, 2014

Suddenly, on Sunday, June 15, Mary went home to be with the Lord. Mary was born January 21, 1937 (Bourtange, Netherlands) and passed away June 15, 2014 (Kelowna, BC). She leaves to mourn her beloved husband of 45 years, Tony; her son Dominique; her daughter Jocelyn (Denby); her three grandchildren: Wayne, Jessica, and Tyler; her siblings, Anna (Cor) De Groot, Henk (Carol) Ufkes, Johanna (Frederik) De Pleijt, and her many well-loved nieces and nephews. Mary was pre-deceased by her parents and four brothers. Mary was loved by all who knew her and she will be sorely missed by both family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, June 21, at Trinity Baptist Church, 1905 Springfield Rd., Kelowna. Isaiah 43: 1-3a
In lieu of flowers, if desired donations can
be made in Mary’s memory to:
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
Box 5885 West Beaver Creek Post Office,
Richmond Hill, ON
L4B 0B8

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1 pm on Saturday, June 21, 2014

Trinity Baptist Church

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Service Information

Service Details

The service for KONING, Mary is scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Trinity Baptist Church

1905 Springfield Rd Kelowna, BC


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  • Debbie Lang says:

    Mr Koning and family, so very sad to hear of Mary’s passing,I know she was a very wonderful person and the best friend to my mom (Dien Bosma)for many years. Our thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. Deb & Mark Lang and family

  • Dave and Gloria Brubacher says:

    Tony, we are so sorry that your beloved Mary is no longer with you but how wonderful to know that she is with Lord!! May God comfort you during this time of sorrow.

  • Janna Van Linge says:

    Tony and family; So sorry to hear of the loss of your wife and mother. We have wonderful memories of Mary as a gentle,kind and loving soul. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Gerard and Janna Van Linge

  • jan parker says:

    tony, dominic josselyn,and all the family…i am so sorry to hear of mary’s passing…my thoughts and prayers are with you all…

  • Linda Scott-McDonald. Don McDonald says:

    Dear Tony and family,
    we are so very very sad to hear the news of our dear Marys passing.We are so glad that we had the chance to visit with her just a couple of weeks before. She was always such an encouragement to us with her strong faith, always pointing us back to the Lord. She ran the race very well!
    Love and Gods comfort to you all at this time.
    Linda Scott-McDonald. Don McDonald

  • John Neufeld (KRM) says:

    I am sending my condolences to Tony.You’re in my prayers,thoughts.

  • David and Ann Heaslip says:

    Tony we were sorry to hear of Mary’s death. We pray the peace of our Lord that passes understanding will be your support in the coming days.

  • Joy Oxenham says:

    Tony, Dominique and Jocelyn,
    At this sad time for you may it comfort you to know that dear Mary is now with Jesus. My prayers and sympathy are with you at this difficult time.

  • Dragica and Patrick Roy says:

    Tony we are sad to hear of the loss of our dearly beloved friend. We spent time with Mary every week when she come to get her hair done. We shared many a laughs together. We know it will be an even greater loss to you and for that we are very sad. We are on vacation in New Brunswick so can not get back for the service but will touch base when we get home. Love Patrick and Dragica

  • Ken & Eileen Priebe says:

    Tony & family,
    Our hearts are saddened to hear of the passing of Mary, your beloved wife, mother & friend.
    May God continue to give you His strength in the days ahead.
    We will be unable to join you in the Graduation Celebration of Mary’s life as we are on a ministry trip in Mexico. Our prayers go with you.
    May God Bless you and your Family,
    Ken & Eileen Priebe

  • Lisa Smith says:

    Dear Uncle Tony, Dominique, Jocelyn and family,
    I was so sad to hear about your loss. My childhood memories of your home are of warmth, welcome and gentleness because of Aunt Mary’s presence. She will be missed here on earth greatly, and I think heaven must be a bit brighter because she is there. May you be surrounded by peace and beautiful memories during this difficult time.

  • Gary & Caroline Hill says:

    Dear Tony & family; Words can not heal the pain at this time of Mary’s death but we are praying that you will experience the peace that comes from our Lord & Saviour

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