(Born July 28, 1928 in Lutjegast, Netherlands – moved to Canada in 1952)
Peacefully at The New Grove Nursing Home, Arnprior on Friday afternoon, November 12, 2021; Hinke Mellema of Arnprior passed away at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Hendrik (September 25, 2011). Dearly loved mother of John (Noreen), Yvonne Herrick (Jim) and Annette Powell (Doug). Cherished and lovingly remembered by her grandchildren: Michael (Donna), Jake (Tricia), Travis (Katharine), Tara (Matt), David (Karen), Jackie, Jessica, Amanda (Don), John (Jennifer), Scott, Robbie (Joanna), Edward (Meghan), Adrienne and Andrew and her great-grandchildren: Reese, Neely, Quinn, Morgan, Sawyer, Abby, Riley, Hanna, Cameron, Nathan, Hannah, Katie and Annette. Hinke was one of 15 children of the late Evert and Tjitske Bron. She also leaves her last surviving sister, Aleida Beute. Hinke’s final care and arrangements have been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. A family graveside service will take place at the Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior on Friday, November 19, 2021. In memory, please consider a donation to The Grove Nursing Home, Arnprior.