April 21, 1927 - March 12, 2021
Louise Verstappen 4/21/1927 – 3/12/21 Louise died peacefully in Clearwater, Florida on March 12. 2021 after suffering many years of dementia. She was 93, the same age as her husband Peter who was laid to rest in January 2020. She is survived by her 4 children, Marie Anne Ade (Jim), Rose Mary Clark (BJ), John Verstappen and Patricia Vanlier (Tony), seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Louise was born and raised in Holland, surviving WWII there. She was the oldest of 6 siblings and had outlived them all. She and Peter immigrated to Canada right after they married in 1952. During the 17 years they lived in Canada, Louise gave birth to their children while Peter while Peter worked his way up to become an electrical engineer. In Canada, Louise enjoyed her contacts with other Dutch, Catholic immigrants and sibling who also made the crossing. In 1969 they moved the family to Dunedin, Florida after a short stay in California. Louise devoted herself to raising her children, encouraging their hard work and rejoicing in their achievements. As a devout Catholic, she spent much time volunteering in many organizations for Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Reconnecting with extended family members during journeys back to Canada and Holland was a joy for her. Peter and Louise took great pride watching their children become successful adults, marrying and beginning families of their own. Louise enjoyed nothing more than helping out with her grandchildren that lived nearby. She providing regular care when they were young and during their school years. When Peter retired they spent many years traveling, bike riding and enjoying time with their children and grandchildren. When their traveling years were finished, they settled down, relishing time with family and relaxing. A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Curlew Hills in Palm Harbor, FL. The service will be immediately followed by her internment. Condolences can be sent to family at 918 Dumont Dr, Dunedin, FL 34698.
Louise Verstappen 4/21/1927 – 3/12/21 Louise died peacefully in Clearwater, Florida on March 12. 2021 after suffering many years of dementia. She was 93, the same age as her husband Peter who was laid to rest in January 2020. She is survived... View Obituary & Service Information
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Louise Verstappen 4/21/1927 – 3/12/21
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