Mrs. Gilbertha Alice Van Den Eynde, age 86, of Yulee passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the Baptist Medical Center – Nassau.
Born in Detroit, MI she was the only child born to the late George Joseph Van Den Eynde and Mariette Lissette Cobbaert. As a young child her family moved to Belgium where she lived until returning to the United States in 1992. Since returning to the U.S. she has resided with her daughter.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Walravens who passed away in 1968.
Mrs. Van Den Eynde leaves behind a son, Edward Walravens his spouse Martine Van Thillo, from Belgium, Europe, a daughter, Muriel Walravens- Couch, Yulee, FL, five grandchildren, Veronique DeBlock her spouse Simon, Laura Walravens, Laura Van Thillo, Sean Myers; a former member of the USMC, his spouse Megan, Kevin Couch; presently serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Carl Vinson, and Jessica Devos his fiancee serving US Navy, six great grandchildren, Noah, Martin, Jordan, Micah, Isaiah, Brenden, And other family members Loucy and Guy Pelsmaecker and a godchild, Florence Pelsmaecker.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley Heard with Deacon Art Treadwell of St. Michael Catholic Church, officiating.
Her family will receive friends on Tuesday, at the funeral home, from 10:00 am until the hour of service.