Jan Willems

28 Mar 1943 - 24 Jul 2020

Jan Willems

28 Mar 1943 - 24 Jul 2020


Peacefully passed away Friday 24 th July 2020. Loved wife of the late Rinus. Treasured mum, grannie and great grannie to Blossom, Donella, Ashley, Natalie & Hayden, Elliot, Lucas, Nova and Reef. Forever in our hearts. A wonderful woman who radiated strength and love to all her whanau and friends. Our thanks to the wonderful staff at Jean Sandel.

In preference to flowers donations to Hospice Taranaki would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

Messages to the Willems family may be left on Jan's tribute page at eagars.co.nz/jan.

A service to celebrate Jan’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Wednesday 29 th July 2020 at 10:30am followed by a private cremation.


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Grannie, the crazy Maori lady bouncing on a swiss ball 😍 Sleep well, gone but never forgotten. xoxo

Natnat ( 31 Jul 2020 )

so sorry not to be there today but wednesday is my day to look after my grandaughter but i have watched the service online and it was such a beautiful service, say hello to mum for me Jan. I so enjoyed all our conversations and the many laughs. much love to you and your beautiful family who did you proud for your send of. Jen(nifer) and Phil (Dickey) ❤️❤️❤️

Jen (or Jennifer as she always called me) Blyde ( 29 Jul 2020 )

I will miss my lovely neighbour, Jan, who managed to lure me back into playing bridge for which I will always be grateful.
My sympathies to all her family
Jan Smith
,Apartment 258 Jean Sandel

jan smith ( 29 Jul 2020 )

Grandma, your home was always welcoming and full of love. I've got so many special memories with you to keep forever. From picking up horse poop to watching you successfully tackle those stairs at the foreshore. Those fruit stick things (grannies lollies) remind me of you coz boy we used to eat a few of those at your place. You kept us Rugrats well fed! Ill remember you and always be thankful I was welcomed into your family. Love you Grandma. Rest up. Youve earned it x

Courtney woodward ( 29 Jul 2020 )

Well what does one say on this beautiful day of saying goodbye for now. Many fond memories of you aunty you will be missed by a great many you were allways the life of the party. And will be rocking out up stairs with all members of the family who have passed before you. Forever in our prayers. The crawfords in brizzie xxxooo💛💛

maryanne Crawford ( 29 Jul 2020 )

Jan was such a loverly lady . Fond memories of your girls and the Koorey girls being great school friends . RIP Jan from the Kooreys

Liz ( 28 Jul 2020 )

Those of us who supported Jan from Jean Sandel Retirement Village are going to miss her awesome sense of humour and love that she showed to staff and residents. Rest in Peace Jan.

Lisa Raymond ( 28 Jul 2020 )

Jan & Rinus were such good friends to my family. Jan was always up for fun time. She was so caring when my mom passed. I remember her fondly & think of her often. I know this is a hard time, but she is with her Rinus, & she loved y'all so much. i wish i could get there to be with you. Love & Condolences Deana Cotton

Deana Cotton Turner ( 28 Jul 2020 )