John Jouwsma

A photo of John Jouwsma

John “Jan” Jouwsma a life long resident of Blenheim, passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at the age of 80.  Born in Holland to the late Ed and Linda (Bras) Jouwsma.  Beloved husband of the late Carol (James) Jouwsma (2021).  Loving father of Margaret Stuckey, the late April Jouwsma (1964) and the late Michael Jouwsma (1967).  Dearest grandfather of Jessica (Mike) Levesque and great grandfather of John, Matthew and Benjamin Levesque.  He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his sister Diane Van Dolder.

John was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion obtaining his 50 years of membership in 2015.

As per John’s wishes, cremation has taken place and he will be buried with his wife Carol in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.

Those wishing to remember him with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society.

Blenheim Community Funeral Home entrusted with funeral arrangements.  Online condolences and donations can be left for the family at

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My thoughts go out to the family. We did your parents carpets cleaning and they were very nice to deal with. I am very sorry for your loss!

Sorry for your loss from the drewery neighbor

Sorry for your from the Drewery neighbor

Margaret, Jessica & family, sending our condolences on the passing of your dad/grandfather. He was a great neighbor and will be dearly missed. Lori & Willem Hummel

Margaret and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending you my deepest condolences and lots of love.

Margaret and family, Sorry for your loss. May your memories lighten your burden of such a great loss.

Margaret Our deepest condolences on the passing of your Dad. We have many fond memories of John and Carol and they will be forever in our hearts. Monica and Gord Swance

Margaret and Jessica, so sorry to hear of your Dad/Grampas passing He had a good soul and will be missed .. Patricia Armstrong

Margaret and Jessica very sorry for your loss keeping your family in our prayers

So sorry for your loss Margaret and Jessica!!

My condolences to Margaret and family. Sorry for your loss.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Margaret and Family. Condolences to all. Anne Bryant And Mike Crombez

Rest in Peace You lived a good life Join Carol in Heaven