Koetsier, Herman a resident of Chatham passed away peacefully on Monday, March 30, 2020 at the age of 84. Born in Holland, son of the late Gerritt and Klaasje Koetsier. Beloved husband of the late Ruth (Jones) Koetsier (2012). Loving father to Clara Broad (Bev) of Wallaceburg, Ruth Roesch (Ted) of Thamesville, Merrie Sulit (Michael) of Toronto, Lillian Gerard (Jeff Johnston) of Saskatchewan, Tracey Koetsier of Chatham, and Brian Pennings of Chatham. Forever missed by his 26 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-granddaughter. Predeceased by his step-son Bill Pennings Jr. (Grace), and by great-grandson Joseph Turner Jr.
At Herman’s request, cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted to the John C. Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville. Those wishing to leave an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Kidney Foundation. Online condolences and donations may be left online at www.badderfuneralhome.com.