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Hendricka (Ricky) Brumwell, 74

In loving memory of Hendricka (Ricky) Brumwell who passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2001 at the Rainy River Hospital.

Ricky was born on April 14, 1927 in Twello, Holland. She was raised in Holland moving to Canada as a war bride in 1950. She was united in marriage to Hilton Brumwell on February 4, 1950. She was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary and very active with the Legion. She enjoyed sewing, volunteering in the Rainy River area. She catered various events with long time friend Rose Hanson. She truly loved spending time with her family who always came first. She leaves behind her husband Hilton of Rainy River, ON; children Johanna Wenden of Edmonton, AB, Marion Brumwell of Rainy River, ON, Sandra Brumwell of Kenora, ON, Roy Brumwell (Carol) of Vita, MB, Jeanni Brumwell (Armond) of Kenora, and Andrew Brumwell (Nicole) of Rainy River, ON; grandchildren Roger, Sheri, Michael, William, Donald, Charles, Jarrod, Ricki, Emma, Danielle, Katrina, Bryer, Gavin and Trista; great grandchildren Stephen and Jessica; her special brother Dick Verbeek (Hennie) and his family of Holland and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ricky was predeceased by her parents Antonie and Hendricka Verbeek; son Eric Brumwell, and by four brothers Gerrit, Antonie, Hank, and Herman.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 19, 2001 at 2 p.m. at Knox United Church in Rainy River, Ontario with Pastor Pat White officiating.

Interment took place in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Rainy River, Ontario. The pallbearers were Roger Wenden, Michael Brumwell, Jarrod Lachance, Ricki Lachance, Emma Brown, and Armond Ducharme.

In memoriam donations may be made to the Rainy River Hospital Aquarium Fund, 115 Fourth Street, Box 236, Rainy River, Ontario.