August 31, 1935 – November 24, 2015
Beatrice Palsma passed away at 4 a.m. on November 24, 2015, in her loving husband’s arms after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Helen Kraiza.
She is survived by her husband, John Palsma; daughters, Karen Hetherington of Virginia Beach and her two children, Ashley and Matthew, and Susan Palsma and her two children, Selena and Michael Zontos and Susan’s husband, Kent Kurrus of Capitola, CA; son, John Palsma and his wife, Carrie Rockoff and their two children, Jacob and Emily Palsma of Salinas, CA. Beatrice is also survived by her brother, Richard Kraiza, still in Orange County; many loving nieces and nephews in South Carolina, North Carolina and New York.
Beatrice was always sweet and loving and she lived her last three years with her husband, John in the loving care of her daughter, Karen and granddaughter, Ashley.
A future celebration of her life will be in the warmer months in New York state.
Condolences and cards can be sent to John Palsma, 4331 Hialeah Dr., Virginia Beach, VA. 23464.