With a deep sense of sorrow and loss, our family announces the passing of husband, father, grandfather and Oer Pake, Tim (Tjibbe) Van Keimpema, fondly known as “PAKE” on September 19, 2020 at the age of 89 years.
Tim will forever be remembered by his Son Garry (Katherine); Daughter Kathalene; Son Martin (Tracey); Grandchildren Danielle (Jacob), Justin, Brittany, Lauren and Ryan (Kellie), Geoffrey (Scott), David and Leann (Russ), Kristi, Jenna (Matt), Marisa (Curtis), Ryan (Sonja), and Amanda (Jeremy); great-grandchildren, Alexis, Gage, Dominic and Adison; as well as many nieces and nephews. Tim was predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years Alice Anita Van Keimpema (née Knorborg), mother Wytske Van Keimpema (née Reitsma) and father Gerben Van Keimpema, sister Siewke (Shirley) Van Keimpema, and brother Petrus (Peter) Van Keimpema. Tim leaves behind a loving family and numerous friends who will always remember him.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm for immediate family members only at the Woodvale Community Hall, 4550 – 50 Street, Edmonton. A live video will be taken and a link to be viewed by family and friends who are unable to attend will become available. Cremation to take place a day prior.