STEENBERGEN, Bernice On January 9, 2009 Bernice Steenbergen was suddenly called home into the presence of Jesus her Saviour after a 4 1/2 year struggle with "Primary Pulmonary Hypertension." She was born in Lindsay, ON on August 31, 1958. Bernice is lovingly remembered by her husband Henry and her children Melinda (Sean), Dan & Kristen, Josh (Kristin) and Ben. Also by her parents Bert & Marie VandenBerg and her siblings Marilyn & Dick, Phil & Jannetta, Bruce & Sharon. Also by her mother-in-law Alice Steenbergen and brothers/sisters-in-law Bill & Karen, Peter & Jan, Fanny & Nick, Marg & Jess, Alina & Ralph, and Hilma. Also by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister Patty and father-in-law Lubbert Steenbergen. Bernice had a real gift for making people feel loved and accepted and also an amazing gift of artistic creativity. A celebration of Bernice's life will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 1:00 pm at New Life Fellowship Church on 77th St. (1 block west of Gaetz). Donations to her memory can be made to the U. of A. Pulmonary Hypertension Unit, c/o University of Alberta Development Office, External Relations, 3rd Floor, 10230 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4P6. PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES Unit 1, 6828-50th Ave. Red Deer, Alberta (403) 341-5181 and Airdrie (403) 912-0307 entrusted with arrangements.

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