Mary Drenth

Obituary of Mary Drenth

DRENTH, MARY:  At Shalom Manor in Grimsby on Saturday, December 30, 2006, the Lord called home His child Mootske (Mary) Drenth (nee van der Heide), in her 93rd year.  Beloved wife of Jerry Drenth for 68 years.  Loving mother of Albert and Willy, Peter and Annemarie, Henry and Ruth Anne, Linda and John Rynberk, Bert and Atherton, Theodore and Sandra, and mother-in-law of Joanne Drenth-Van Dyke and her husband Dick.  Cherished grandmother of 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  Also survived by three sisters-in-law in Holland.  Predeceased by four brothers, one sister, two brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law all in Holland, son Tom (1989), one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.  Friends may call at the Merritt Funeral Home, 287 Station Street, Smithville on Monday, January 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 2nd, at 11 am, at the Riverside Christian Reformed Church in Wellandport, with interment at Riverside Cemetery.  If desired, memorial contributions to Shalom Manor or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family and can be made through Merritt Funeral Home. Eccl. 12:1-8