Adeleine Terlaak

02/10/1929 - 19/06/2020

TERLAAK, Adeleine
2.10.1929 – 19.6.2020
Passed away peacefully at Kensington Grange.
Much loved Mum and Mother-in-law to Yolanda and Garth, Veronica and Bill (dec), friend of Geoff, Nic and Pauline, Mandy and Alan, Rob and Donna, Arthur and friend to Colleen.
Loving wife of Nicolaas Fehling (dec), John Lode (dec) and Hans Terlaak (dec).
Much loved Oma to her 17 grandchildren, great grandmother and Omatje to 33 great grandchildren and great great grandmother to 2 great great grandchildren.
Step-mum to Rudi, Hans and Linda.
Wel trusten Mum. Slaap zachtjes. Love you.

TERLAAK, Adeleine
Very much loved Mum and Mother-in-law to Yolanda and Garth.
Everything I am you helped me to be. Thank you for being such a special Mum and great friend.
Very much loved Oma to Giles and Laura, Simon and Lisa. Loving Omatje to Hamish, Lucy and Emily, Matilda, Alfred and Dorothy.
Our special memories of you and your love is ours to keep forever. We will miss you Oma.

TERLAAK, Adeleine
In life, we loved you dearly, in death we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place, no one else will ever fill. Love Mandy, Alan, Melissa, Jason, Tracey and their families

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Private Venue
Web Streaming available at commencement of service East Geelong
23/06/2020 @ 11:00
Cathy Trutmann
2020-06-22 06:11:10
liefe Len , you were certainly a very close and special friend to to me . So many wonderful old memories come to mind of good times especially in the 60's ... Our paths went separately as Heini and l moved away overseas but we always kept in touch and your friendship was always treasured. Your qualities were many: kind ,very wise , inner strength, loyal ,and who can forget the wonderful olliebollen ! I will miss you very much my dear friend. To Mandy ,Yolanda ,Vera,Nic,Rob and Arthur and all extended family we send you our heartfelt condolences. xx Cathy Trumann , Jocelyn and David Legge
Andrew Oliver
2020-06-23 00:49:03
Condolences to my aunties , uncles , cousins for your loss . If it was for Oma we all wouldn't be here in some kind of way . She will be missed by many . From Andrew ( one of many grandchildren) Lizz and Mia ( one of many great grandchildren )
Ingrid Leclaire
2020-06-23 02:15:30
Wonderful tribute and service to a beautiful woman. Story of her life is truly amazing. Thanks for sharing part of her life with us. She will be remembered and holds a dear spot in my heart.
Hans &Lieke Eillebrecht
2020-06-23 07:31:15
Dankbaar dat wij haar hebben mogen leren kennen, wel op afstand maar daarom niet minder dierbaar. Sterkte voor de familie in deze moeilijke tijd. Hans & Lieke
Sylvia Langenkamp
2020-06-23 13:58:11
Dear family, Watching you saying goodbye to your mum and grandma and telling the story of her life was so beautiful and full of love and that is also the memory i have of “tante Len”. A very strong and loving woman. We will never forget her. Love Peter, Sylvia and family
Maya Levyssohn
2020-06-23 14:07:01
Lieve Nichten en Neven, Gecondoleerd met het enorme verlies van jullie moeder, wij wensen jullie heel veel liefde, licht en kracht toe komende periode. In gedachten zijn we bij jullie. Liefs, Henny & Maya
Cynthia Hoogstraten
2020-06-26 22:17:11
Special memories of our Dutch morning teas and chatter over yummy food and in the company of life long friends. Len was a good friend to my parents, Ann and Henk from Bundaberg and after Mum passed away, I continued the traditional morning tea and special event gatherings ensuring Pa continued with those connections. Len accompanied Mum to Garden Club outings, always arriving home tired but with smiles and more plants. We had many chats over the phone talking about current situations. Len did take pride over her appearance and I always admired her hands. She was welcoming, warm and loved. R.I.P. Len. Thank you for your friendship. Cynthia and Dave
In Loving Memory
Vivian Houbraken
Andrew Oliver
Ingrid Leclaire
Ingrid Agerskans
Joyce Van der Velden
Hans &Lieke Eillebrecht
Hans &Lieke Eillebrecht
Maya Levyssohn
Karin Van Helden
Connie, Eddie, Daphne Wezenberg
Connie, Eddie, Daphne Wezenberg
Connie, Eddie, Daphne Wezenberg
Maureen Spies
Cynthia Hoogstraten