Terry Optekamp

1953 - 2015

Of Neyaashiinigmiing, suddenly on Wednesday August 12, 2015. Theresa Lillian Optekamp (nee Veley) at the age of 62 years. Devoted wife of Martin. Proud mother of Shannon Johnston (partner Steve Keeshig), of Neyaashiinigmiing; and step-mother of Nils Optekamp (Matilda), and Ivo Optekamp (Paulie), both of Holland. Grandmother of Lorna-Shaye Johnston, and Lynn Optekamp. Sister of Peter Veley, and Andrew Veley (Tanya Graffner), both of Neyaashiinigmiing, and Linda Atchison, of Sarnia; and sister-in-law of Ans (Frits Van Ee), Ton Optekamp (Anne-Marie), and Karin (Eric Urff), all of Holland. Daughter-in-law of Friedrich and Wilhelmina Optekamp, of Holland. Predeceased by her parents George and Cleta; and a son, Randy. Visitation at the Maadookii Seniors Centre, Neyaashiinigmiing on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9, where a service to celebrate Terry’s life will be conducted on Thursday August 20, 2015 at 1 o’clock. Cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

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