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Tess E Braaksma

April 1, 1948 ~ November 7, 2018 (age 70)

Tess E Braaksma


Tess E Braaksma, born Tjitske Anna Braaskma, on April 1, 1948, in Leeuwarden Friesland, Netherlands to Jilt (Albert) Braaksma and Tjitske (Jessie) Braaksma (Smedes) passed away on November 7, 2018, at Denver Hospice. She was the mother of Krista Braaksma and Rebecca Davila, and grandmother to Benson Becker. Preceded in death by brother Harry Braaksma, she is survived by her remaining siblings: Christine Jobe, John Braaksma, Henry Braaksma, and Gretta Degner. In 1951, Tess immigrated with her parents to the US and settled in Colorado. She was a student at Denver Christian and South High School. She retired in 2016 after working for Wal-Mart for twelve years.

Interment to be held at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens (6601 South Colorado Blvd, Centennial, CO) on December 7th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., friends and family are welcome to attend.

Family and friends are encouraged to share stories and photographs of Tess here on her website (click "Tribute Wall" tab above).


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