SONNEVELD, “Ben“ Jacobus Albertus Wilhelmus - A resident of R.R. # 1, Blenheim, Ben Sonneveld passed away at his residence on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at the age of 77. Born in Pynacker, The Netherlands, Ben was the son of the late Gosewinus and Antje (Bos) Sonneveld. Beloved husband of the late Martha (Hoekstra) Sonneveld (2001). Loving father of Annette Sonneveld and her husband Brian Wilkie of Toronto, Linda Sonneveld of London, Wayne and Sherry Sonneveld of Blenheim, Mary Sonneveld of Toronto and Stefanie Sonneveld and her husband Eddy Douridas of London. Proud grandfather of Tara Rose Wilkie, Ian Tecumseh Wilkie, Meredith Sonneveld, Kurtis James Sonneveld, Kaitlin Marie Sonneveld, Korinne Martha Jolene Sonneveld, Tom Douridas and Grace Douridas. Ben is survived by his two sisters Pieternella and Wilhelmina of The Netherlands and by his brother Gosewinus “Gus“ and his wife Joan of Blenheim. Also missed by several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The Sonneveld family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim on Friday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the First Reformed Church, 632 Lacroix Street, Chatham, on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. John Kapteyn officiating. Interment to follow at Pardoville- Union Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Ben to the First Reformed Church Building Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME 141 Park Street Blenheim, Ontario 519-676-3451 10263928
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Wayne and Sherry
Posted by Deb Bunke (neighbour) On Thursday, July 21, 2011
Very sorry to hear the news of your fathers passing. I know this is late but I was out of town at the time and didn't hear when I got back. Deb
Posted by crystal sheppy (friend of stef) On Saturday, July 2, 2011
so sorry to hear about your dad stef take care of yourself
Posted by Bob & Patti Menzies (Carmens daughter) (Friend) On Thursday, June 30, 2011
So sorry for you loss, please know that you are in our thoughts & prayers, may God comfort you at this most difficult time and going forward. We were so fond of Ben and were were so fortunate to have known him.God bless you all.
Our deepest sympathy
Posted by Wendy and Paul Duffy (Friend of Annette and Brian) On Friday, June 24, 2011
Dear Annette and Brian and family:
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your dear father. May you find some peace and comfort during this most difficult time. We are thinking of you. Wendy and Paul Duffy
Our deepest sympathies
Posted by Shabatura & Chanyi Families (friend) On Friday, June 24, 2011
Dear Wayne, Sherry and Family
Our deepest sympathies to you all on the loss of your dear father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this especially sad time. May God's peace and comfort be a blessing everyone.