Elisabeth Emma “Ellen” Van Dam Stouwer

Birth: December 22, 1947

Death: February 25, 2007 (age 59)

Her obituary published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on February 7, 2007 reads:

STOUWER, Elisabeth Emma (Ellen) December 22, 1947 February 25, 2007 Passed away peacefully at Hospice, with her daughter at her side. Predeceased in 2005 by her husband, Bob. Ellen is survived by daughter [edited for privacy], father [edited for privacy], and mother-in law [edited for privacy]. The family wishes to thank, Dr. [edited for privacy], and all of the wonderful hospice staff and volunteers for their care and compassion for Ellen. A special thanks also goes out to [edited for privacy] for their friendship and support throughout Ellen’s illness. Funeral Services at the Jewish Cemetery (Cedar Hill and Fernwood) at 1:15 on Tuesday, February 27th. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice would be appreciated.

Gravesite Details: Row B – Plot 33

פּ״נ (Here lies)
In Loving Memory Of
A Wondeful Wife, Mother & Daughter
Elisabeth (Ellen) Stouwer
Hebrew Name: Elisheve b. Shloma v’Ester
Dec 22, 1947 – Feb. 25, 2007
ת נ צ ב ה
abbreviation for Biblical quote: “May her soul be bound up in the bond of eternal life.”

Family Members:

  • Parents
    • Esther de Bruin van Dam (1912–1999)
    • Samuel van Dam (1914–2013)
  • Spouse
    • Bernard “Bob” Stouwer
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