Laurette Hilhorst

Laurette Simonne Adrienne Marie Hilhorst (Doyon)

Friday, May 31st, 1918 - Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Laurette Simonne Adrienne Marie Hilhorst (nee Doyon) formerly of Holland MB, passed away at the Tiger Hills Manor in Treherne MB on Monday May 13, 2019 at the age of 100 years.

Laurette leaves to mourn her passing her five children Rita (Elmer) Hellegards of Holland MB, Denis Hilhorst of Fort Nelson B.C., Josie Hird of Holland MB, Michael (Joanne) Hilhorst of Fort Nelson B.C., Pat (Ken) Van De Kerckhove of Swan Lake MB; eight grandchildren Larry Hellegards (Cindy Manastyr), Brian (Dorrie) Hellegards, Darcy Hird (Pauline Olynik), Sherry Hird (Trig Arason), Clayton Hilhorst, Trent (Heather) Hilhorst, Erin Van De Kerckhove (Eric Clark), Andrew (Brigitte) Van De Kerckhove; 12 great grandchildren Braylee, Joshua, Brenna, Eric, Tasya, Justis, Claire, Travis, Elena, Dominic, Liam and Travis as well as numerous extended relatives.
Laurette was predeceased by her husband Bill (2000), son-in-law Ron Hird (2010), parents Josephat & Lucie Doyon (nee Lombart), her extended family Yvonne (George) Godard Dhont, Cecile (Albert) DePape, Adrien (Greta) Doyon; father & mother-in-law Johannes (John) (Johanna) Hilhorst, brothers & sisters-in-law Joe (Madeline) Hilhorst, Bert (Emily) Hilhorst, Sister Aloysuis (Cornelia), John Hilhorst, Tony Hilhorst & Mary (Peter) Nass.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday May 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm in the St. John Berchmans Catholic Church, Holland, with Father Jose Montepeque officiating.
Prayers & Eulogy will commence at 12:15 prior to the service. Interment will take place in the St. John Berchmans Parish Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memorial donations may be made in Laurette's memory to the Tiger Hills Palliative Care, Box 130, Treherne MB R0G 2V0.
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  • Service

    Saturday, May 18th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, May 18th, 2019 1:00pm
    St. John Berchmans Catholic Church
    129 Patrick St.
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    Prayers will commence at 12:15 pm followed by the Eulogy.
    Father Jose Montepeque
  • Interment

    St. John Berchmans Parish Cemetery
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  • Reception

    Holland Community Hall
    136 Broadway
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Ben and Margie Van Den Bosch

Posted at 09:40pm
We always enjoyed Aunty Laurette, she was very entertaining. Our sympathies to the family

Wendy & Larry

Posted at 08:34pm
Our sincerest condolences to all of Laurette's family. You'll miss your family visit's but it must be amazing, all your family memories! We saw on Facebook how your Mom took her last ride. That was so awesome! What a life you lived dear lady!
Thinking of all of you. Wendy & Larry

Posted at 11:20pm
My sincere sympathy to the Hilhorst families.

Paul Brick

Posted at 09:09am
My sincere condolences to Josie and the family. Your mom was a scream when she was in the care home. Every chance she got she want ed to wear my hat then would laugh and laugh about it. I am going to miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time

Michael and Brenda Lippens

Posted at 07:04pm
We were very sad to hear about Laurettes passing. She was a great lady with a wonderful sense of humor. I always enjoyed my conversations with her. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hillhorst families

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