de Roos, Jetty
1931 – 2018
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jetty on April 4, 2018 at the age of 86 years.
She will be remembered and sadly missed by her loving husband of 65 years Bert de Roos; her sons: Marcus of Victoria; Dennis (Sylvia) of Toronto; and Gordon (Sherry) of Penticton. She will also be missed by her grandchildren: William of Toronto and Cory of Kelowna.
Jetty was born in Krimpen aan de Lek, Holland on August 13, 1931. She graduated from art school in Holland and later worked in several related fields. She was a window display artist with her husband, an interior decorator, she taught art school in Quebec, Manager at Burkholder Furs in Ottawa and was the Owner\Operator of a high-end women’s clothing store in Ottawa. In 1959 she and her husband and two small boys moved to Canada from Holland. They lived in the Ottawa\Montreal areas for many years. They later moved to Peachland in 1999. She loved living in the Okanagan and spending time boating on the lake with her husband. She also enjoyed hosting get-togethers with family and her numerous friends. In 2017 Jetty moved to Penticton where she got to enjoy life with her husband at the Regency.
A special thank you to dr. Andrew Robertson of O.K. Falls, The Penticton Regional Hospital and last but not least, Moog and Friends Hospice House.
A celebration of life will be held at Skaha Beach in the summer. Date to be announced.