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Henk Lemereis
  • 90 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 15, 1923
  • Date of passing: Apr 1, 2014
Let the memory of Henk be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Henk Lemereis, 90, born on October 15, 1923 and passed away on April 1, 2014. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Steve Gray on 18th April 2014

"Catching up at family events will be different, the kind and gentle man with a warm smile and a big handshake won't be there.

It was Christmas one year at Lancefield (Vic) that I Met Henk and Glenne, He didn't say a lot, but he knew how to say a few words to calm Glenne when she was getting a little 'fired up'.

Sally told me her Aunt and Uncle would be there this time and how stories of their exploits, family etc were told by Ma Ma Gourley and how 'big' the family sounded, their achievements etc. Henk soon set the record straight when the stories were exagerrated a little.

He was always so proud of his kids, the photo work he did on his computer was solid testament to that!

Henk was never the sort to brag or boast of his exploits and achievements, except about his kids!

His presence, warm demeanour and gentle nature will be missed.

Missed? Yes... Forgotten... No."

This tribute was added by Lona Carter on 15th April 2014

"Henk and Glenne were very special for us in the short time we could be together.  We enjoyed so much having them in Seattle for visits to the San Juan Island and in our home.  She became my special friend when she did the big Gala for Washington State. They stayed with us and we all became very good friends.  I think Henk was so understanding, patient and one great man.  He will be missed,  but I know he is happy being with Glenne."

This tribute was added by mary dixon on 15th April 2014

"David and I have great memories of Glenne and Henk, and it is of some comfort to know that now they are together again.
We send our wishes of comfort to Sandra, Michael and David and their families.
Bub and David."

This tribute was added by nic jimmink on 6th April 2014

"On behalf of my father Daan Jimmink  who was , if I am correct , a flight engineer from 1948  until 1981 by KLM airlines  and from 1981 until 1986 by SLM. airlines
My father , born in september 1921 remembered Henk Lemereis very well and want to spaek out his condoleances to the  family and
He could 't right this condoleance himself anymore because his eyeside is very bad.

Daan Jimmink ( Nic Jimmink son )"

This tribute was added by Thijs Cappon on 5th April 2014

"I don't know if I have ever met Henk. But we both knew of our existence. My father was Charel Cappon, also a KLM flight-engineer. Unfortunately he died early in 1976, being from the same birthyear as Henk. I recall stories about Henk, my father, Frans Kloek, Jan Kansen, and Herman Harmsen All KLM F/E colleagues.
I also started as a KLM F/E in 1985. I transformed to pilot in 1996 and will be retired next year januari. Another fine KLM F/E in the infinite skys. They'll have fun overthere.
My condolances and best regards to all those who loved Henk.
Thijs Cappon"

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