Maria "Mies" Van Egmond (Wichmann)
83 years, on February 11, 2013 at London University Hospital. Beloved wife for 50 years of the late Anthony (2003). Cherished mother of Tony & Mary, Miriam & Jamie Garnier, Monica Thomas & Pat Klassen, Tina, Michael & Lori, Trix Van Egmond, Stephen & Reagan Soucie and the late John (1971). Loved Oma of Sarah, Alyson, Valerie, Kaitlyn, Alex, Andrea, Laura, Julie, Owen, Emily, Rianna, Brent, Forrest, Isaac and Linden and great grandmother of Taylor and one on the way. Dear sister of Betty “Bep” Van Wel, sister-in-law of Nel Bus, Jan & Kit Van Egmond, Dora Van Egmond, John Van Laar, Riet Van Egmond and predeceased by siblings Annie Castelyn, Hank Wichmann, Andre Wichmann, Josephine Van Laar and Willie Konst. Sadly missed by nieces, nephews, family and friends. Mies was the proud owner of LaSalle Bowling Lanes for 32 years and was a dedicated volunteer with Meals on Wheels for over 15 years. If you so desire, donations to the Leamington Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 7-9 pm and Friday 12 noon followed by funeral service to celebrate Mies’ life at 1 pm at Families First 2130 Front Rd. LaSalle, Ontario 519-969-5841. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.