Tolsma, John – now in the presence of Jesus, with Mom, who we laid to rest just nine days earlier. John passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved father of Art (Enica) Tolsma, Marg (Win) Medenblik-Elzinga, Rita (Brad) Moor, Linda (Gerry) Wolting. Grandfather (Pake) of 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents, Aize & Grietje Tolsma, sister Hilda Fohkens, and brothers Johannes and Obele. Special thanks to Dr. Stronks, Pastor William Koopmans, staff of CCAC, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, and the Chatham-Kent Hospice for their recent loving care of our father. Friends will be received by the family at Grace Christian Reformed Church on Wednesday, October, 12 2016 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Private interment at Maple Leaf Cemetery on Thursday, October 13, 2016 followed by a memorial service at Grace Christian Reformed Church at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Chatham Christian School or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences and memories can be shared at www.lifetransitions.ca
To watch the memorial service online, please go to http://chathamgrace.com/media-live/ just prior to the memorial service beginning at 11 am.