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Evelyn Timmerman

October 13, 2020


Evelyn Agnes Timmerman
(née Stevens)

Evelyn Agnes Timmerman (nee Stevens) of Swan Lake, Manitoba passed away quickly and peacefully at the age of 91, on October 13, 2020 at the Lorne Memorial Hospital.  Evelyn was the beloved wife of Andre Timmerman.  

She was born on January 12th, 1929 at St. Alphonse, MB.  It was there she grew up on the family farm and met her husband Andre Timmerman.  They were married on Oct 14, 1948 at St. Alphonse, MB and moved to Swan Lake on the family farm.  They raised 4 children, Joyce, Jerry, Karen and Kathy.

Evelyn loved farm life and loved her garden, yard and flowers.  She enjoyed golfing with her husband Andre and loved travelling.  She loved her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  They were precious to her.  In earlier years she was involved in 4H and enjoyed her sewing projects

Left behind to cherish her memory are her children Joyce (Albert) Zeghers, Karen (Dennis) Dearing and Kathy (Danny) DeCosse; one daughter-in-law Judy Timmerman; her grandchildren, Shawn Zeghers (Mari Ingram), Lareina ( Shawn) Wilson, Curtis (Jolene) Zeghers, Jerri-Ann (Mel) Toews, Bryon (Tammy) Timmerman, Jonathan (Vanessa) Timmerman, Micah Dearing, Stefan DeCosse (Marly Stefanchuk), Tyler DeCosse, Kyle (Megan) DeCosse; and her 19 great-grandchildren. She also leaves to mourn her passing; her sisters, Marguerite Lecoq, Madeline Cabernel and Cecile Geirnaert; her brother George (Diane) Stevens, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

Evelyn was predeceased by her loving husband Andre Timmerman, her son Jerry Timmerman, her grandson Trevor Zeghers, her parents Arthur and Clementine Stevens and her brothers-in-law, Raymond Lecoq, Maurice Cabernel and Lucien Geirnaert. 

"Miss me but let me go when I come to the end of the road and the sun has set for me.  
I want no tears in a gloom filled room, why cry for a soul set free.
Miss me a little but not too long. 
 Remember the love we all once shared.  Miss me but let me go.
 This is a journey we all must take and each must go alone,
 for it is part of the master plan, a step on the road to home. 
 So when you are lonely and sick at heart,  bury your sorrow in doing good deeds.
Miss me but let me go. "     

A private family Celebration of Life for Evelyn will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Lorne Memorial Hospital Palliative Care  P.O. Box 40  Swan Lake, Manitoba R0G 2S0.

Adam’s Funeral Home of Notre Dame de Lourdes, Manitoba in care of arrangements.  Phone 204-248-2201.  To view this obituary and leave condolences, please visit www.afh.ca

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