A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Hendrik Batstra will take place at the Regent Theatre Cinema One, 49 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat on Wednesday (July 7) at 11.00 am. A private cremation will follow the service. Please feel free to bring a coffee. In lieu of flowers, please consider an online donation to Ballarat Hospice Care Inc. B.R.I.C.C or Gandarra. Please allow adequate time for COVID registration. The funeral may be viewed via livestream at www.cbnfvr.com.au/batstra
Hendrik "Henk " Batstra
Henk passed away on Monday morning, 28th June 2021 with his son Stefan by his side.
Father to Sonya (dec) and Stefan, Opa to Chloe, Mehya and Eleanor, special friend to Vicki, Jordy and Mitch.
If we could hold you in our arms one last time, we would never let you go.
Rest now and be at peace.
You will live in our hearts forever.
The funeral may be viewed via livestream here
A cheeky bugger, a funny bugger and and a bloody good bloke. Deepest sympathy to Stefan and family.July 6, 2021
In fond memory of our founding member Henk – a straight talking, incorrigible, irreverent but lovable mate who faced his fate with dignity.July 5, 2021
Rest in Peace, dear friend. Our lunches will never be the same.
The Wednesday Boys.
A tribute to our friend Henk
We can only celebrate the life of our uniquely, amazing, and vivacious friend, Henk Batstra.
So many stories to tell, so many opinions, so much laughter.
We will miss you,
Your Buninyong friends,July 5, 2021
Joan, David, Anna, Michael, Niki, Alan and Howard.
Dear Henk, a character of cheeky wit and warmth of heart. I will miss our jousting on Sunday mornings, we innuendo laden as they were!July 4, 2021
My sincere condolences to all your family.
Henk, You were brave in your battle with the brain tumor which was a hallmark of your life. You approached life with courage, humour and determination to achieve your goals. We will miss your generosity and friendship.July 3, 2021
Chez & Evie
Deepest condolences to Stefan and family from John and Glenda MariosJune 30, 2021
Brother to Luttina (Tina), Uncle to Jess, Jaimes and Scarlett.
A life well lived.June 30, 2021
Will be sadly missed by all.
Forever in our hearts.
Henky an absolute legend, I loved and cherished every moment spent with you.
You certainly marched to the beat of your own drum ❤️June 30, 2021
I am so very proud to call Henk my Uncle. I was privileged to be able to spend such a lot of time with him throughout the years. Those special memories will be treasured forever and mine to keep.June 30, 2021
Wherever you are I hope they have coffee. Rest In Peace UH xx