Maria Anna Trubendorffer

April 27, 2016 3 Condolences Print Obituary Send Flowers

MARIA A. TRUBENDORFFER age 89 passed away peacefully on Monday, April 25, 2016. Born in Amsterdam, Holland and married for 68 years, is survived by her beloved husband, Douwe, her two daughters Rina and Gonda, five grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and predeceased by one grandchild and one great grandchild.

Maria was an incredible wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, filled with love and devotion, always nurturing others’ needs before her own. Her family was always her number one priority in life. Her God given strength to calm and heal animals was an amazing quality she was blessed with. Maria was also blessed with a musical talent for singing, and playing piano. Her passion in life was to bring peace, to love one another, and to teach respect for nature.
Maria will forever be in our hearts.


Graveside services will be held on May 3, 2016 at
Evergreen Memorial Gardens  at 11:00 A.M.
16102 Fort Road North, Edmonton, Alberta.

  1. Sincere condolences as our thoughts are with you to help you through your loss.

    Minnie, Gerry and family.

  2. Hello,

    Let me introduse myself, I am Brenda Smit, 41 years old.
    I am a dauther of Elly Vos. My mom, elly, is only dauther of Bep and Henk Vos, from Holland.
    I believe that my mom was to suppost to imograte with her and your parents, or maybe grandparents, to Canada.
    But for Some reason, my grandparents didnt go.
    My mom, elly, told about your parents/grandparents, many many years ago.
    I’ve always remeberd the names of your parents, or maybe grandparents, because of the stories of my grandparents, Bep and Henk, and of course my mother, Elly.
    I am realy exited that I finaly found the names from my moms past and history.
    I am sorry for your loss, the loss of Maria.
    And I the loss, of Douwe I think aswell. ( I think I make a lot of spelling mistakes, I am, sorry).
    My grandparents, who died years ago, told us, my sister Nancy and me, a lot of Douwe and Rina and Gonda.
    On behalve of my morher Elly Vos, I Ask you, how are you/ they. They must be the same age as my mom.
    I am realy exited to hear something from you.
    I thank you in advance for your answer.
    My mom Elly, does not know that I found your names on the internet, so if you don’t want to reply, it’s okay. If so, it of course it wouldt be nice 🙂
    Met vriendelijke groet,
    Your sincerely,
    Brenda Smit,
    Granddauther of Bep and Henk Vos.
    My regards..

    • Hi Brenda, Me and my sister were just surfing the internet and came across your message. My name is Monique and I am the granddaughter of Douwe and Maria and the daughter of Rina. Would love to get in contact. Please feel free to reach out.

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