Doreen Trijn Lopers (Steenbergen)

of Drayton peacefully went home to be with her Lord at the Chartwell Nursing Home, Elmira on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in her 99th year.  Beloved wife of the late Fritz Lopers (1966) Beloved mother and grandmother of Hank and Mary Lopers of Milton, Pam and John Mulhall, Rebecca and Trevor Johnson; Jake and Anne Lopers of Whitby, Michael and Tracy Lopers, Derek and Jessie Lopers, Tim Lopers, Calvin and Laura Lopers; Helen and Brian Gorringe of Guelph, Jason and Kim Gorringe, Shannon and Jeremy Ware; Susan Scheerer and the late Laverne Scheerer (2011), David and Sylvia Scheerer, Dwaine and Jody Scheerer, Dan and Lisa Scheerer, Daryl Scheerer and Rachelle Pantaleon; John and Paula Lopers of Fergus, Ryan and Amy Lopers, Andrea and Cory Catteau; Alice Lopers and Mike Simm of Guelph, Cassandra, Courtney and Mark, and Cameron; Rosanne Lopers and Bob Sweetman of Toronto, Nick, Adrienne and Kashu, Simon; Richard and Marianne Lopers of Victoria Harbour, Morgan, Jacqueline and Thomas; Edward and Faith Lopers of Maryhill, Matthew, Devan, Jordan and Danielle, Emily and Kyle; Lois and Gary Wierts of Arthur, Kayla. Cherished Oma of great-grandchildren Patrick, Isaac, Lauren, and Nia; Christian, Brandon, Alicia, Sophie, Devyn, Jordyn, Charlie Rose, Eli and Luke; Jorja, Travis, Rowan and Benton; Connor, Carlin, Aiden, Anna, Thomas, Julia, Kai and Noah; Isabelle, Charlotte, and Reid; and Lomayana.  Survived by sisters-in-law Cora Lopers and Anne Lopers in Canada, and sister-in-law Hennie Lopers and brother-in-law Egbert Slomp in the Netherlands. Predeceased by siblings and their spouses Roelof (Bep), Jen (Hendrik), Geertje (Klaas), Lam (Henk), Cor (Hette), Mien, and Tiny (Bouke); son-in-law Laverne, granddaughter-in-law Samantha, infant grandson Paul and infant great granddaughter Adyson. Also predeceased by Lopers siblings and their spouses Egbert (Grietje), Aal (Jaap), Jan (Mien), Lucas, Femmy (Roelof), Martijn (Ger), Grietje (Dick), Henk, Albert (Hilly), and Klaas. Dearly loved by a large number of nieces and nephews and their children, both in Canada and the Netherlands.


The family will receive friends at the Drayton Christian Reformed Church, 88 Main Street East, Drayton on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Private family interment service in the Drayton Cemetery.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the Drayton Christian Reformed Church on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

As expressions of sympathy donations to World Renew or the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family.