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Diny  Bruinsma
"Diny"
Diny Bruinsma

May 7, 1927 - January 7, 2018
Born in Netherlands
Resided in San Clemente, California
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ALBERDINA PETRONELLA JOHANNA “DINY” BRUINSMA. (90)
Born May 7th, 1927 to parents Jan and Gelske Van Kampen in Sneek, Friesland, TheNetherlands. Diny was preceded in death by her parents, husband Paul, and son Jan. Also sisters Jean, Alice, Grace and brothers Nico and Jan.
She is survived by sisters Mies and Jeanette, children: Elsa Bruinsma (David Alban), Paul Bruinsma (Pamela) and Rosa Barrie (Matt Gillis), grandchildren: Anneke and Juan Barrie, Paul Daniel Bruinsma, Amber Rodriquez (Adam), Ashley Churchill, all who lovingly called her Oma, and many cousins and dear friends.
At an early age, Diny excelled in gymnastics and volleyball during her school years. Her happy childhood was interrupted by World War ll. The tight knit family grew very close and they helped their father transport documents by bicycle for the “underground” of which their father belonged. The girls were never caught or questioned and were successful in helping many people. After the war, Diny worked for H&M Department Store before immigrating to California with her family in 1955. That same year she met her husband Paul, started a family, and began to happily raise four children. Her hobbies included tennis, bridge, knitting, needlepoint, and sewing. Diny loved to spend many Sundays at Sunset Beach with her family and friends.
Diny became a widow in 1981 and moved from their home at Valley View Farms in La Mirada to Dominguez Hills. She continued to enjoy traveling with her family and friends. In 1998 she moved to beautiful San Clemente and was welcomed with open arms to Shorecliff Terrace. She enjoyed participating in water aerobics and get-togethers in the clubhouse with her wonderful neighbors. In 2016 she moved to San Clemente Villas By The Sea. Diny loved it there immediately and the exceptional staff took excellent care of her.
Diny had a wonderful spirit and life. We, as her family, take peace in knowing a truly beautiful life was lived and are proud to call her our Mom. LOVE ALWAYS

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