Jean de Kock

Obituary of Jean de Kock

 

Jeannine “Jean” Irene Marie de Kock (Watier) (nee Lamontagne)

January 21, 1940 – May 12, 2024

 

 

It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Jean, at Lloydminster Hospital on May 12, 2024 at the age of 84 years.

 

Jean was an extraordinary wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, friend and volunteer. She grew up in the farming community of D’Amour, SK, where she embraced and passed on lifelong values of family, honesty and hard work to her children. She was an active and beloved member of  St. Anthony Parish community and CWL where she had many treasured friends and was well loved by all who knew her. Jean will be remembered for her deep faith, her selflessness and her strong devotion to family and friends. She will also be remembered for her warm hugs and ready smile, her love of dancing and gardening, her desire to reuse and recycle in an effort to take care of this earth and of course her enviable head of hair. Jean had a real sense of humor and found a way to smile right to the end, her heart touching the lives of so many people. She was one of a kind and to be loved by her was to be truly blessed.

 

Jean is survived by: her loving children, Denis Watier; Anita (Duane) Mills and their family, Lindsay (Shawn) and Tyler; Susan (Anton) Boegman and their family Sid (Emily) and Alec; step-sons and daughters, Fran de Kock, Marg (Ray) Shott, Otti Brown, Agnes (Jim Shepherd) Holden, Mary (Randy) Noseworthy, Peter (Cindy) de Kock, Carl (Michelle Topham) de Kock, Louis (Jodi) de Kock and their families; her siblings, Emile (Lilly) Lamontagne, Beatrice (Emile) Brad and Bernadette (Arnold) Hoffman; her sisters-in-law, Loretta and Julie Lamontagne, Agnes and Tina Watier and Rita Brad; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

 

Jean is predeceased by: her husbands, Joseph Watier and Louis de Kock; daughter, Donna Watier; parents, Leo and Claire Lamontagne; parents-in-law, Oscar and Nellie Watier; brothers, Fernand, Maurice (Emelia) and Raymond Lamontagne;  sister, Adrienne LeBlanc; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Andrew Leblanc, Leo Watier, Solange (George) McComas, Dora (Albert) Deslaurier, Florian and August Watier, Ernest Brad; and numerous nieces, nephews and members of the de Kock family.

 

The Vigil Prayer Service for Jean will be conducted from St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church, Lloydminster, AB, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 7:00 PM.

 

The Mass of Christian Burial for Jean will be conducted from St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church, Lloydminster, AB, on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 2:00 PM. If you are unable to attend in person, you may view the live streaming of the service posted on McCaw Funeral Service website under Jean's obituary at the time of service.

 

We would like to acknowledge and thank the team at Lloydminster Hospital for their incredible car and support of our beloved Mom. 

 

Donations in memory of Jean may be made to Kidney Foundation of Canada or Canadian Lung Association.

 

Dearest Jean, may you rest eternal in God's everlasting love.

 

Wednesday
22
May

Prayers

7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 22, 2024
St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church
2704 - 56 Avenue
Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada
Thursday
23
May

Mass of Christian Burial

2:00 pm
Thursday, May 23, 2024
St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church
2704 - 56 Avenue
Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada
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