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Obituary - Martin Prins

Martin Prins

1932 - 2020

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel - Prins(2020)

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at the age of 88 years, Martin Prins was welcomed home by his Lord and Savior. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Martin will be dearly remembered by his beloved wife of 62 years, Netty; his four children, Marian (Dick), Marty (Jacqueline), Helen (John) and Travis (Catherine); grandchildren, Steffen (Emily), Stacey (Nathan), Jessica (Tyler), Meghan, Erica, Jaime, Lauren (Brad), Amy, Erin, Jonah, Eliana and seven great-grandchildren. Martin also leaves behind his brother, Casey as well as his three sisters, Maria VanderKwaak, Rene Thompson and Jenny (Casey) Stigter. Martin was predeceased by three brothers, Huibert, Janus and Arnold. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff at The Good Samaritan Society for their kind and compassionate care. A Celebration of Martin’s life will be held at the Christian Reformed Church, 300 Primrose Drive S.E., Medicine Hat on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor George Koopmans officiating. Due to restrictions in place regarding COVID - 19 from the Chief Medical Officer of Health - funeral services are now limited to no more than 100 attendees including family and funeral home staff. The service will also be live-streamed and can be accessed at In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Good Samaritan Society, 550 Spruce Way S.E., Medicine Hat, AB T1B 4P1.


  1. Dixie Baker:
    Jun 24, 2020 at 11:05 AM

    So sorry for your loss, Nett and family. Hope to see you soon.

  2. Dorothy Prins/St Pierre:
    Jun 24, 2020 at 11:17 AM

    Dear Tante Netty, Marian, Marty, Helen, Travis and family, sorry to hear of the passing of Ome Maart. May the Lord Jesus give you strength and peace in your time of sorrow. I loved listening to Ome Maart play the accordian. Blessings to all of you. Love Dorothy

  3. ann unger:
    Jun 24, 2020 at 01:00 PM

    Dear Nettie and family;

    My deepest sympathy in the passing of Martin.May the God of all comfort be with you in this difficult time in your life. You are in many people's prayers.

    Love, Ann Unger

  4. lorraine belanger:
    Jun 24, 2020 at 02:41 PM

    So very sorry to hear of your loss. Hugs and prayers to your family. Take Care.
    Lorraine Belanger

  5. Marilyn Baker:
    Jun 24, 2020 at 07:48 PM

    Dear Tante Nettie, so sorry to hear about Oom Maart. I remember him playing his accordion when you lived in Ontario. His place in heaven is assured what a comfort. Hugs Tom and Marilyn

  6. Rick and Jane Cameron:
    Jun 25, 2020 at 10:22 AM

    Dear Netty and family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Martin, may you rest in the knowledge that he is home with the Lord. God grant you peace and comfort. Rick and Jane

  7. Joanne Klemencic:
    Jun 25, 2020 at 02:18 PM

    Dear Tante Netty and family:
    So sorry to hear about the passing of Ome Mart, our prayers and thoughts are with you all during this time of sorrow.
    Love to all,
    Joanne Klemencic

  8. Lenora Stein:
    Jun 26, 2020 at 10:14 AM

    So sorry to read of Martins passing.

  9. Barb and Doug Muir:
    Jun 26, 2020 at 04:39 PM

    Dear Netty and Family,

    We were so very sorry to learn of Martin's passing. He was such a good-spirited man. His woodworking skills were admirable. We so enjoyed being next-door neighbours.
    Thinking of you,
    Barb and Doug

  10. Patricia Feenstra:
    Jun 26, 2020 at 09:33 PM

    Dear Mrs. Prins,
    Sending my love n prayers to you the family atthis time.
    Patricia Feenstra

  11. John and Dinie Bolwijn:
    Jun 28, 2020 at 01:55 PM

    Dear Nettie,and Family,Our hearths and prayers are with your families in the passing off Marten,it is sad to part ,but knowing that he is now with Christ his Lord and Savior,our condolences, your friends John andDinie Bolwijn Lethbridge Alta

  12. Rose Robson:
    Jun 30, 2020 at 07:35 AM

    Dear Tante Netty and the family,

    So sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you in Ontario and sending you all hugs and prayers. Take Care. Rose

  13. John and Joyce Stigter and family:
    Jul 02, 2020 at 08:02 PM

    Dear Nettie, children, grandchildren and extended family:

    May the Lord comfort you all as you grieve Martin's loss together as a family. We thank God with you for His promises for Martin's eternal salvation and hope in Jesus. Our love and condolences to you all.

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