Passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in her 87th year. She went home to be with her Lord and Saviour. Beloved wife of the late Harry Harm Knip (1989). Loving mother to Fred and Aileen of Exeter; Frances (2015) and Allen Wynja of Seaforth; Clifford and Karen of Lucan; Rolinda and Ron de Ruiter of Lucan; and Victor of Hoboken, New Jersey. Adored Oma to 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Beloved sister of Grietje Boven, Roelf Bos and Hendrik Jan Bos. Predeceased by her sisters Roelfiena Bakker, Siertje Bouman, and Hindrika DeJonge, and brother Pieter Bush. Klasiena immigrated from the Netherlands in 1953 and married Harry Harm Knip, where they farmed in the Lucan area. She was an active member and volunteer of the Exeter Christian Reformed Church and her community. Her servant heart was evident to all and she made many life-long friends.
Friends may call at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church, 330 Huron Street West, Exeter on Monday 2-4 and 7-9, and again on Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 AM, where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 9th at 11 AM with Pastor Kevin teBrake officiating. Private family interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations may be made to Huron Christian School Building Fund, or the Exeter Christian Reformed Church.KNIP: Klasiena “Karen” of Exeter