Maria Van de Kuilen

Obituary of Maria Cornelia Hendrica Van de Kuilen

May 23, 1920 - Holland

May 6, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


Maria “Rie” Van de Kuilen (nee Wegner) of Calgary was taken to be with the Lord and her Savior at the beautiful age of 102 years.


Maria was born in Holland on May 23, 1920, and came to Canada in 1953. Rie loved her family and friends but above all loved her Lord and Savior.


She is survived by her beloved children, Rita (Bert) Bruinsma, Hank (Shelly), John (Teri) and Harold (Iris), twelve grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and her special niece and caregiver Jackie deBruyn. Rie was predeceased by her loving husband Hendrikus “Harry” and twelve siblings.


Interment with close family and friends will be held at Queen’s Park Cemetery on Friday, May 12, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. followed by Funeral Services which will be held at Bethel United Reformed Church (730 – 101st Street S.W., Calgary, AB) at 2:00 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed at If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shalem Society for Senior Citizens Care or the charity of your choice.


In living memory of Maria Cornelia Hendrica Van de Kuilen, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.


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