Feb 14, 1930 – June 27, 2020
Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family
on June 27th after a brief illness from cancer
in his 91st year.
Beloved husband of Betty [Geertsma] for 66 years.
Loving father to 8; Christine and Jack Vanderniet, Bernard and Diane Prinzen, Andy and Grace Prinzen, Bill Prinzen and Sarah Harrison, Derrick [Dick] Prinzen and Sharon Sibthorpe, Jane and Glenn McQuaid, Joanna and Robert Sarley and Julia Moore.
Dear brother to Hank and Didi Prinzen, Harmien VanGrootheest, Ann Hoven, Ben and Margie Prinzen
and sister-in-law Hannah Prinzen and Mary Tammel.
Predeceased by Truida Lammers, Dirk, John, Marinus, JoHanna Vos.
and predeceased by 5 brothers-in-law and 1 sister-in-law.
On Betty’s side, brother-in-law to Wybe and Ellie DeVries, Audrey and Klaas Hummel, George Vos and Marianne Geertsma,
predeceased by 4 Brothers, 3 sisters, 4 brothers-in-law and 3 sisters-in-law
Loved Opa to 30 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren and 53 great grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren
and 1 great, great grandson
Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak we will refrain from having a public visitation
and the funeral will be limited to only immediate family.
We will be streaming the funeral online for anyone who would like to attend
remotely from the comfort and safety of your homes.
If you wish to join in William’s celebration of life follow the link provided below
on Thursday, July 2nd at 1:00 p.m.
The service will be livestreamed from the Ebenezer CRC Trenton YouTube page.
Please follow the link below or go to our YouTube page.
Interment Quaker Cemetery, Bloomfield, ON
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Trenton Christian School or
the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Letters or cards of condolences may be mailed in care of
Ainsworth Funeral Home,
288 Noxon Avenue, Wellington, ON K0K 3L0.
Online donations and condolences at
Memorial Donations to Trenton Christian School may be made payable to
Trenton Christian School
and mailed to 340 2nd Dug Hill Rd., Trenton, Ontario, Canada K8V5P7