Ruby Postma

A photo of Ruby Postma


Glad Tidings Community Church
Saturday March 9, 2019
11:00 a.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Friday March 8, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Ruby Postma of Blenheim passed away into the arms of her Lord, surrounded by the love of her family on Monday March 4, 2019.

Ruby was born in The Netherlands 88 years ago which is where she met a young man named Albert who was working on the same farm. On October 28, 1953 (the warmest day that fall) Ruby and Albert began a journey as husband and wife. Their journey spanned over 65 years and would see the addition of five children; Trudy Timmermans (John), twins Fred Postma (Wilma) and George Postma (Hetty), Ron Postma (Linda) and Terese Saunders (Scott). They were also blessed with 15 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. She is also survived her sister Wietske DeVries and her brother in law Lou Kuipers. Predeceased by her sister Edith Kuipers, her brother Cor Sietsma (Sylvia) and her brother in law Peter DeVries.

Ruby was a long-time member of the Christian Reformed Church in Blenheim. She was an incredible mother who raised her children with the same Christian values that she lived by and she was the kind of grandmother that everybody wanted. Friends would often see her going for walks to the post office with that one man she cared about the most…her beloved Albert. She will be missed.

Visitation will take place at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Friday March 8, 2019 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. Due to construction at her own church, a Funeral Service for Ruby will be held at Glad Tidings Community Church on Saturday March 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating the service will be her grandsons The Rev. Jason Postma and Rev. Albert Postma. Music for the service will be provided by Ruby’s great-granddaughter Alicia Marentette. A luncheon will take place immediately following the Funeral Service followed by a private family interment at Pardoville Cemetery. Acting as pallbearers will be Ruby’s grandsons Chris Timmermans, Jeff Timmermans, Matt Saunders, Eric Postma, Caleb Postma and Adom Postma.

Friends wishing to remember Ruby with a memorial donation are encouraged to consider the Christian School in Chatham which was important to her.

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Our deepest condolences and prayers are with you and your family

Our sincerest condolences to the Postma family. We are thinking of you at this difficult time. Ben & Mary Jo Sonneveld and family

Ron , Linda and the entire Postma family... Thinking of you in your time of sorrow with sincere sympathy and friendship. Russ & Belinda

Sorry for the loss of your Mother .Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Fred, Wilma, Eric and family. Our thoughts and prayers to you and all the Postma family. We hope the sun is shining on you today as you bury your mom. She would have liked that I’m sure to help lighten the burden just a bit. Take care Dan and Louise

Dear friends, Trudy, John and your whole family We are so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Remembering warm times, birthday parties, etc., at your house as a child with your Mom there... May you know God's comfort and strength holding you close, throughout this time. Our prayers are with you all. Love, Patricia (Woodliffe) and Greg Smith

To the Postma family, Please accept our sincere condolences with your mothers passing. Sue and Henry

Ron and Linda.... Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Jack Scoyne and Frances O'Brien

Our deepest sympathies to the entire family. We will missing seeing Ruby’s smiling face in church. She was always so kind. Hugs & Prayers Adrian & Wendy Weesjes (Nauta)

Our deepest sympathy to Albert and the entire Postma family on behalf of the team at Sacwal Flooring.

Deepest sympathy to the entire Postma family with the passing of your wife, mother, grand mother and great grand mother. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May the memories you have help you get through this difficult time!

Ron,Linda and the entire Postma family, Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother. We especially hold Albert in our prayers after 65 years of marriage to this beautiful lady. May God’s Loving embrace comfort your heart. Sending our love to you all, Kees and Hillie Cnossen

Sorry for your loss. She was always so friendly and had a smile on her face. Very nice lady.

Fred, Wilma and families. Our sincerest condolences to you and your families during this difficult time.

Our most sincere condolences to the entire family on behalf of all staff from Dresden and Chatham Kent Ready Mix

My sincere condolences to the entire Family

Dear Albert and Postma family: Sorry to hear about the passing of Ruby, you are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time but also rejoice for her Home Coming To Be With Her Saviour.

Dear George and Hetty, Heather and I are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family, Ken & Heather

Our deepest condolences go out to the entire family. I am blessed to have known your Mom for over 50 years. We will cherish our memories as there is many to recall. Mom is in no more pain and in good hands. A new chapter now for Dad but I'm sure we will all keep him company. Sending our prayers and love to all of Ruby's family. Sincerely, Mike and Cindy Bokor xoxo

May you find comfort in your many memories. Thinking of you all. Ted and Brenda Rumble

I would like to offer my condolences to the entire family.

Dear Family I have many happy memories of time spent with Trudy and her parents and family Dad is so thankful as I am that we got to visit your parents last fall Praising God for her life Thinking of all of you Trudy and family, Fred and his family, George and your family, Ron and your family, Terese and her family Wilma and John Lammers

Dear Friends, My sincere condolences to all of you on the loss of your mom, grandmother and great grandmother. Remembering many lovely times at Guilds in past years with your family. Sending prayers and hugs. Love Susan (Woodliffe) Sparling Manuel

Fred and Wilma So sorry to hear of your moms passing. Thinking of you and your family.

Dear Jen, Gord and I are so sorry for your loss. Maggie Miall

My thoughts are with your family at this difficult time. Ruby will be deeply missed by all.

Our deepest condolences to the family, Ruby was a wonderful person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Fred and Wilma, my deepest condolence’s to you and your family. May God comfort you duythis time. Cousin Bonnie

Terese and family: I have very fond memories of your mother. My heartfelt condolences to your family. Sincerely, Peggy Russchen

Ron and Family: Sending my condolences - very sorry for your loss.

Ruby was a lovely lady. I remember her fondly, and aways will. I bumped into her a few years ago at the Venus, and had a nice catch-up conversation. Condolences to her family. I am sure she will be missed dearly.

I'm so sorry to hear of Ruby's passing! She was a wonderful neighbour, and yes, she will be missed. My sympathies to your families, and of course, to Albert.

So sorry to hear of your loss. Many fond memories of Ruby as a child. She was such a kind and friendly lady. Big Hugs. Joanne