Hattie (Hoogstra) LinkerAugust 26, 1943 ~ December 22, 2017 (age 74)
On Friday, December 22, 2017, our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ received unto Himself in glory Hattie Linker at the age of 74 years after a lengthy battle with bone cancer. Hattie was born August 26, 1943, the firstborn of Max & Barb Hoogstra at Ten Post, Groningen, Netherlands. The family immigrated to Canada in 1951, arriving in Chatham, Ontario where she met Wilbur. They married on October 9, 1964. The Lord blessed them with five children, Jacqueline Anne, David Wayne, Paul Michael, Michelle Joy and Sarah Naomi and twenty grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Hattie will be sorely missed and lovingly remembered by her husband, Wilbur; children, Bert & Jackie Mulder David & Karen Linker, Paul & Melonie Linker, Jon & Michelle Bult, Ivan & Sarah Van Assen and their children; her mother, Barb Hoogstra; her siblings, Al & Ena Hammer, Bill & Mary Soepboer, Klass & Jeanie Hoogstra, Max & Betty Hoogstra, John & Caroline Folkerts; and brother-in-law Wes Bylsma and their extended families. Hattie was predeceased by her dad; sister, Sadie Bylsma, daughter-in-law, Christine Linker; grandchildren Jessica Louise Linker and Alexander James Linker.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Redeemer United Reformed Church, 4519 - 46 Avenue, Lacombe, on Friday, December 29th at 1:30pm, with Rev. Brian Feenstra of Immanuel Protestant Reformed Church, officiating.
The family would like to thank the staff at Lacombe Home Care and the Red Deer Hospice for their excellent care and compassion during Hattie’s illness. In lieu of flowers, please forward a donation in Hattie’s memory to these two organizations.