On December 16, 2019 Hendrikus (Henry) Andringa passed away at the age of 87 years. He was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Alvina, his parents, and five siblings. He is survived by his children Joyce (Brian) Holmström, Eva (Les) Soanes, Wes (Jo-Ann) Andringa, Calvin (Pauline) Andringa, Cathy (Loren) Jespersen, and Allan (Cheryl) Andringa, eighteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren, his sister Theresa Van Vlissingen, and one sister-in-law Joanne Andringa.
Henry was born in Sint Annaparochie, Netherlands, and came to Canada with his family in 1947. Following a decade working as a Salvation Army officer, he eventually moved to Beaumont, Alberta in 1968 where he started a tree nursery. He was involved in both church and community and served on Beaumont Town Council for nine years.
A Funeral Service will be held at Eaglemont Christian Church (5002, 62 Street, Beaumont, AB), at 2 PM December 23, 2019, with Pastor Johnston Pablo officiating. A viewing time will precede the funeral at 1 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Gathering Church, Edmonton, or Our Daily Bread Ministries Canada.
Serenity Funeral Service, Leduc (780) 980-3688