In Memory of



Obituary for Peter Terpstra

Peter Terpstra
Surrounded by his family, Peter passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday, March 22, 2019 in his 68th year. Beloved husband of Katie (nee Sluys). Predeceased by his first wife Hennie (nee Fluit, 2000), and his step-son Kyle Riesebos (2010). Loving father of Melissa Porter (Andrew), Sherri Crawford (Richard), Ryan Terpstra (Amy) and Kevin Terpstra (Kim). Step-father to Jonathan Riesebos (Corina), Aaron Riesebos (Janet) and Shelly Riesebos (Steve Slater). Cherished grandfather of Benjamin, Keziah, Luke, Calvin, Joshua, Elijah, Leah, Kaleb, Gini Mae, Levi, Joel, Dylan, Kale, Kaden and Ashton. Dear brother of Helen Postma (Ted), Metteke VandenBout (Jack), John Terpstra (Alison) and Andy Terpstra (Yvonne). Also predeceased by his parents Clarence (2017) and Jessie (2018) Terpstra. Family and friends will be received at the Grace Christian Reformed Church (660 South Pelham Road, Welland) on Tuesday, March 26th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The funeral service to honour Peter's life will take place at the church on Wednesday, March 27th beginning at 11:30 am. Interment will occur prior to the service Wednesday morning. Those who wish to join the family are welcome to meet at Maple Lawn Cemetery at 9:30 am (53636 Smith Road, Wainfleet). As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Rose City Kids (