Sjerp Vandermeer

September 2, 1938 ~ January 16, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Sjerp Vandermeer Obituary

VANDERMEER, Sjerp – In His perfect timing our Father called home His son Sjerp VanderMeer. Sjerp passed away peacefully at Peoplecare in Tavistock, with the love of his family by his side on Monday, January 16th, 2023, in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Edna (nee Sikma) VanderMeer. Loving father of Gordon (Diana), Eleanor Vroom, Barb (Rick) VanRooyen, Nancy (Greg) Bouwers. Cherished Pake of Jordon (Bridgette), Tim (Alyssa), Karres, Marita (Brandon), Tyrel, Cassandra (Josh), Miranda, Brent, Erica, Brittney, Karley (Iain), Valerie (Zach), Danielle and Jessica. Dear great Pake (GP) of Liam, Lillian, Clara, Ben, Emma, Wade, Jonah, and Theo. Sjerp was actively involved with his church, sat on the school board of both Christian schools, and sang for many years in the church choir also the Men of praise choir. Sjerp enjoyed a 40-year career at Stratford Farm Equipment as part owner and in sales. Friends are invited to join the family at Covenant Christian Reformed Church on Friday, January 20th, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm. There will be a private family interment on Saturday before the service. The funeral service will be held Saturday at the church at 1:00 pm. As family we would like to thank the staff and residence at Cederview Retirement Home, Woodstock Hospital, People Care Tavistock, and family. Thank you to Dr. Michelle Andersen-Kay for her wonderful care. If desired, memorial contributions to the Woodstock Christian School or to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Condolences and donations may be arranged online at

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January 20, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Covenant Christian Reformed Church
410 Lansdowne Ave.
Woodstock, ON N4T 1J2

Funeral Service
January 21, 2023

1:00 PM
Covenant Christian Reformed Church (Lansdowne Ave, Woodstock)


Woodstock Christian School
800 Juliana Drive P.O. Box 1597, Woodstock ON Woodstock, Ontario N
Tel: 1-519-539-1492

Heart and Stroke Foundation
P.O. Box 460 Station K, Toronto ON M4P 9Z9
Tel: 1-877-882-2582

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