In Memory of



Obituary for Lobbezoo, Herb

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Grey Bruce Health Services- Owen Sound at the age of 86. Loving husband of Jean (Geertje) Lobbezoo (nee VanVeen). Cherished father of Dorothy Bryans (Glen), Christine Kaufman (Larry), Albert Lobbezoo (Janice), Rev. William Lobbezoo (Ilana), and Nancy Misener (Jim). Beloved grandfather of Jennie, Richard (Mary Kay), Adam (Rachel Dietrich), Steven, Jamie (Emily), Gregory (Elizabeth), Trevor (Deanna), Scott (Rachel), Debbie (Richard), Joe (Jamie), Carolyn (Justin), Mariann, Holly, Kimberly, Robin (Ian) and James; and great-grandfather to Alaythia, Bianca, Carissa, Nick, Ayrna, Abigail, Nathan, Allison, Julia, Graham, Danielle, Madeline, Claire, and 2 other great-grandchildren. Herb will also be sadly missed by his siblings Marina VanDamme, Nico Lobbezoo (Margaret), Jake Lobbezoo (Joan), John Lobbezoo (Penny) and Elizabeth VanKerkhoven. Predeceased by his parents William and Christine Lobbezoo; his great-grandson Ivan; his sisters Anna Looij and Brenda Sinke; and his brothers-in-law Laurens Jan, Willem Looij and Jim Sinke. A private family service has been held. In lieu of flowers, donations made to Samaritan’s Purse or The Global Advance Fund of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada would be greatly appreciated by the family. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at Grey Bruce Health Services – Owen Sound emergency department for their loving care which they gave to Herb in his last hours. They would also like to thank Hannah Walker Place in Owen Sound for their compassion and care, especially during the last 6 months. In these difficult times, please consider offering comfort from a distance. Send a card, a simple phone call, or a condolence on our funeral home website at