Klassen Funeral Home

1897 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg, MB


Gertrude Schoofs

February 9, 1939August 18, 2019

Gertruuda (Trudy) Schoofs (Groot)

It is with profound sadness that we, her children announce the passing of our mother on Aug 18, 2019 at St Boniface Hospital at the age of 80 years.

Mom was proceeded by her parents, Margareth and Jacob Groot, her beloved husband John Schoofs (2005), four brothers and many beloved in laws.

Left to celebrate her life are sons Lou (Lisa), Dave (Lynne), daughters Margaret (George) and Lisa (Don). Grandchildren Zachary, Rachel (Greg), Daniel and Colin, As well as sisters, brothers, in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Mom moved to Canada with her family from The Netherlands as a young girl. She married her sweet heart John and enjoyed family life. She had a green thumb and loved her gardens and flowers, playing cards with friends and family, but most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her husband and children. They were her everything.

A celebration of her life will take place on Monday, August 26th at 10AM at Klassen Funeral Home, 1897 Henderson Hwy.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation


  • Memorial Service Monday, August 26, 2019

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