Wilhelmina Hartloper

Obituary of Wilhelmina Geertruida Hartloper

Sadly after enduring illness, Oma Willa (Wilhelmina Geetruida Immer Hartloper) gently passed away with sons by her side at Riverview Health Centre on June 27, 2024.


Predeceased by her husband Hank in 2021 and her sister Lydia in 2022; survived by sons Jurgen, Derek, Vincent and youngest son Justin, sisters Yvonne, Pien, and brother Hans Immer, sister-in-law Ria Hijmans-Visser.

Willa and Hank married in Holland in 1959, and moved to Canada in 1960, first settling in Toronto, then in Winnipeg where they lived since 1962, and particularly in Wildwood Park from 1966-2022, where they brought up their four boys in a wonderful family neighborhood.  With enduring love and strength, the Hartlopers raised four boys with no extended family help, and they all became educated and involved in sports, music, and families of their own.


Willa loved piano and classical music, and took up tennis in her 30’s, soon becoming a contender in the Manitoba tennis scene, and champion in her senior age categories. She loved scrabble, bridge, spending fun evenings with friends, lakes, beaches, and travelling. She leaves fond memories to her four boys, eleven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.


In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Riverview Health Centre, whom took wonderful care of both Hank and Willa in their final weeks.

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