It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of Maria (Riet) Bakema. Born April 3, 1937 in Jakarta, Indonesia along with siblings Chris DeWilde and Wilma DeWilde.
Loving wife to Roelf Simon Bakema. Mother to Betty, Renne and Paul. Grandmother to Michael, Cheryl and Cody. Great grandmother to Emma.
A celebration of life will be held this summer at a location, date and time yet to be determined.
For those who wish, and in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Maria can be made to the Covenant House https://covenanthousetoronto.ca/ or to Habitat for Humanity – Ontario Gateway North https://www.habitatgatewaynorth.com/
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