Joan Ykema née Arthur


May 4th, 1925
January 7th, 2022

Passed away, at the Barrie Memorial Hospital, Ormstown, on Friday, January 7 th, 2022, Mrs Joan Ykema nee Arthur aged 96 years. Beloved wife of the late Leo Ykema. She leaves to mourn her sons :Jan (Deborah Kozaback),Oene (Trudy Soesbergen),Wellington ( Annette Leblanc), Leo (Vickey Paul), Hartley ( Janice Brownlee), Robert ,her eighteen grandchildren, and stepgrandchildren, her fourteen great grandchildren, her brother Robert (Frances Elliot) and her sister Eloise (late Donald MacFarlane) also many relatives and friends. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters : Hazel (late Robert Cottingham),Hartley (late Mary Purnell), Margaret ( late Georges McIntyre), Marion, William ( late Marguerite Elliot), John (late Rose Legros). Due to the circumstances, the funeral will be held at the parlor in the intimacy of the family on Wednesday January 19, 2022. Burial at Athelstan Presbyterian Cemetery in Spring. Donation in Memory of Joan Ykema can be made to S.A.B.E.C., C.P. 90034 - 1493-2 Route 138, Godmanchester, Qué. J0S 1H0. Funeral Entrusted to Rodrigue Montpetit et Fils Inc. 170 Châteauguay St., Huntingdon, Quebec J0S 1H0, 450-264-5331 Online condolences and tributes may be made at

Condoleances (31)

  • Liz Elliott

    My sincere sympathy to all of Joan’s family. She was such a nice lady who I got to know well when my mother was at the residence in the room next to hers.

    Saturday, Jan 8 2022 10:29:56pm
  • Heather-Raymond L'Heureux

    Our sincere condolences to all.? of the family

    Saturday, Jan 8 2022 11:57:00pm
  • Betty McIntyre

    To Aunt Joan's family,
    My sincere sympathy on the passing of a mother grandmother great grandmother and a sister. She will be missed. May she rest in peace

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 12:03:34am
  • Ray & Kim Wilson

    Ray and I send out sincere condolences to the

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 1:26:55am
  • Norma Lalonde & Michael HIGGINS

    Our Sincerest Condolences to all the Families and friends at this sad time. You are all in our thoughts.

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 2:13:31am
  • Johanne Oconnor

    Our Condolences to the family
    Johanne & Wayne Reynolds

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 2:34:20am
  • Heiko & Linda Boekhoff

    Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 4:13:58am
  • Daniel Pomminville

    My sincere condolences to Robert and all of the families.

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 12:05:33pm
  • ron sutherland

    My sincere condolences to the Ykema family , relatives and friends

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 2:02:20pm
  • Gary & Lynn Ouimet

    Our condolences Oene and Trudy and to the rest of the Ykema family.

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 3:37:49pm
  • Dawn Fleming

    My sympathy to Joan's family.

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 5:53:48pm
  • Morgan & Lynn Arthur

    Our deepest condolances to the Ykema and Arthur families.

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 6:02:05pm
  • Debbie vanwinden

    so sorry to hear of your moms passing....she was a real nice lady....our sympathy to the Ykema family.....

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 6:15:55pm
  • Connie Stowell

    Warm thoughts go out to all the Ykema family. Regardless of how much time we may have had with loved ones it is never enough.
    Healing and Blessings to all.

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 6:33:37pm
  • Diane Deschambault

    My sympathy to Oene and Trudy and family.

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 9:19:00pm
  • denis & chantal Faubert

    our deepest condolences to the Ykema family

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 11:24:38pm
  • Gerry and Brigitte Nieuwenhof

    Our sincere sympathies Oene and Trudy and to the Ykema family, relatives and friends.

    Sunday, Jan 9 2022 11:25:39pm
  • Brenda Maither

    My sympathies to the Ykema in peace Mrs. Ykema ...

    Monday, Jan 10 2022 12:28:37am
  • Jackie Campbell

    My sincere condolences go out to the Ykema and Arthur families in your loss. May she rest in peace.

    Monday, Jan 10 2022 12:49:24am
  • Ian and Diane Neal

    Our sincere sympathies to all of you.

    Monday, Jan 10 2022 4:42:55pm
  • Norman & Pearl Fennell

    We wish to express our deepest sympathies to all members of Joan's family.

    Monday, Jan 10 2022 9:17:06pm
  • Marius & Wilma Trepanier

    Sincere condolences to Oene and Trudy and to all the Ykema family

    Monday, Jan 10 2022 11:12:53pm
  • Ann & Hugh McColm

    Our sincere sympathies Oene and Trudy and to the Ykema and Arthur families

    Monday, Jan 10 2022 11:57:29pm
  • shayla medeiros

    rest in peace, i’m sorry i couldn’t see you one last time ?

    Tuesday, Jan 11 2022 4:50:08am
  • Lyne Riel

    Our deepest sympathy to Oene and Trudy and all the family. Lyne and Danny

    Tuesday, Jan 11 2022 12:28:20pm
  • James Gavin

    Our condolences to the Ykema family, may she rest in peace.
    Jim & Judy

    Tuesday, Jan 11 2022 1:31:28pm
  • John & Nancy Lukassen

    Our deepest sympathies to the family.

    Tuesday, Jan 11 2022 2:56:38pm
  • Jean Sancton

    My sincere condolences to you all.

    Wednesday, Jan 12 2022 12:49:50pm
  • Fred & Helen Sherrington

    My sincerest condolences to the Ykema and Arthur families. Sorry I did not get to see you, Aunt Joan :( -Freddie

    Wednesday, Jan 12 2022 9:22:10pm
  • Michel Leblanc, Ghislaine Chagnon

    Our sincerest condolences to all the family.

    Wednesday, Jan 12 2022 11:37:54pm
  • Michel Leblanc, Ghislaine Chagnon

    Our sincerest condolences to all the family.

    Thursday, Jan 13 2022 12:11:01am

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