Zylstra, Herbert, (Dec. 26, 2017)

Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared.

Gone to be with his Lord and Saviour, on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at Bluewater Health, Herbert Zylstra passed away peacefully at the age of 93. Beloved husband of Magcheltje “Map” of 70 years. Loving father of Betty (Peter) Verdun, Auke (Denise) Zylstra, Mickey (Larry) Turley, Brian (Brenda) Zylstra, Wybe (Annette) Zylstra, Case (Irene) Zylstra, Herb (Barb) Zylstra, and Gary (Nicole) Zylstra. Dearly remembered by 29 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his brothers Wybe, Jelle, and Cor and sisters Gre, Ali, Reina, Corrie, and Minke, and by his son-in-law Mark Leonard. Herb was a devoted husband, father, Opa, and Super Opa who had a passion for travelling with his wife Map. He worked for over 30 years at Polysar, was a lifelong member of Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, and a strong supporter of the Sarnia Christian School. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Friday, December 29, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, 1218 Exmouth Street, Sarnia, on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia Christian School (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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