Hanna Van Meesen

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Friday, February 16, 2024
Western Development Museum - Muse Room
Highway SK-16 & Highway SK-40
North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada


Smithville Cemetery
SW 33-36-06 W3
RM of Corman Park No. 344, Saskatchewan, Canada

Obituary of Hanna Van Meesen

Joharma Van Meesen, beloved mother, grandmother, partner, and friend, passed away at her home on February 11, 2024, at the age of 66. Hanna was born in Neede, Gelderland, Netherlands, on January 6, 1958. In 1960, she, along with her parents and three siblings, embarked on a journey to Canada, where they settled in Saskatoon. Over time, their family grew with the addition of five more siblings. Hanna was a proud mother to her daughter, Christine, and a treasured grandmother to Brooklyn, Xander, and TJ.

In 2001, Hanna found love with her partner, Myron Robinson. Together, they built a life, first residing in Radisson. SK before making North Battleford, SK their forever home. Hanna was known for her strong work ethic and dedication to providing a better life for her daughter. She spent many years as a cook at Country Kitchen and later found joy in retail, where she cherished the interactions with her customers. One of her favourite pastimes was going fishing with her daughter and grandchildren during the summer months.

Hanna will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by her spouse, Myron Robinson; her daughter, Christine Russell (Kurt Wollman); her grandchildren, Brooklyn, Xander, and TJ Sauvie; her siblings, Hans (Trudy) Van Meesen, Henk Van Meesen, Winnie Van Meesen, Jenny Van Meesen, Janette Van Meesen, Johny Van Meesen, Jake (Melissa) Van Meesen, and Margaret (Fred) Larose; numerous nieces and nephews; her mother-in-law, Myrtle Robinson; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Oren & Marlene Robinson, Debbie Robinson, Elan and Patrick Grondin, and their families.

Hanna is now reunited in heaven with her parents, Willemus 'Bill' and Jacoba Van Meesen, her father-in-law, Ron Robinson, and her brother-in-law, Verne Robinson. She will be remembered for her ever-present smile and the warmth she brought to every room she entered.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, February 16, 2024, at 1:00 pm at the Western Development Museum - North Battleford in the Muse Room. Interment will take at the Smithville Cemetery, Saskatoon, SK.

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