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Petronella (Nel) Lyster (nee Ijsseling)
December 15, 1924 - March 28, 2016
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<div itemprop="description">On Monday, March 28, 2016, Petronella (Nel) passed away peacefully at the age of 91 to be reunited with her loving husband, Albert.<br />Petronella was born on December 15, 1924 in Delft, Holland to Pieter and Cecilia (Bos) Ijsseling ll. She was married to Albertus Lyster on September 27, 1946. In 1953, they boarded the SS Waterman with their two small children and all they owned, packed into trunks for the rough ride from Holland to Canada across the North Atlantic Ocean. The family settled in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and years later proudly became Canadian citizens.<br />Nel will be sadly missed and forever remembered by her children; Cecilia (Jim) Homer, Ed (Karen) Lyster, Maria (Jim) Ackney, and Craig (Cyndy Punter) Lyster, a brother Piet (Yanny) Ijsseling, seven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren in Canada and numerous nephews and nieces in Holland.<br />She was predeceased by her husband Albert in 2014, parents, Cecilia and Pieter Ijsseling, brother, Wim Ijsseling and sister, Rie de Boer-Ijsseling.<br />A special thanks to the staff at the Rosedale in St. Albert for all their compassion and love for our mother over the last many years.<br /></div>