Obituary – Albertha Hietveld


Albertha (née Ribbink) Hietveld of Kincardine passed away at Trillium Court on Monday, June 8, 2020, in her 93rd year.
Beloved wife of the late Anton Hietveld (2017) of Kincardine.
Dear mother of Joanie (Norm) Gauthier of Kincardine, Jane (Val) Cottrill of Waterloo and Betty Ann (Jerry) McNulty of Kincardine.
Cherished by her grandchildren: Danielle (Travis) Vangaver, Curtis (Cassandra) Gauthier, James (Shelly) Cottrill, Martha (Bryan) Fedorak, Sara (Brad) Vinandy, Ali (Travis) Hofstetter, Molly (James) Nixon and Nick McNulty (Aaron Davis) and by her great-grandchildren: Alex, Alayna, Drew VanGaver; Weston Gauthier; Isla, Cameron, Everly Vinandy; Eli, Annie Hofstetter; and Caileigh Nixon.
She will be missed by her sisters Johanna Leeflang, Geraldine Toman and Jan MacDonald and her brother Albert Ribbink, as well as her sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and her many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her granddaughter Emily Grace Cottrill, her parents Albert and Jantje Ribbink, her brothers Herman and John and by two brothers and two sisters in Holland.
Bertha was kind, energetic and fun loving. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was very musical and played the accordion and harmonica, much to the delight of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also liked to garden, knit and crochet, play cards and spend time with Anton at their Florida home. She will be missed.
Due to provincial restrictions, a private family graveside service will take place.
Final resting place: Kincardine Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Alzheimers Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Portrait and memorial available online at

Obituary – Albertha Hietveld was last modified: June 17th, 2020 by Dianna Martell

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