Henricus "Henk" M. Lommerse, 93, of Tiffin, formerly of Genoa, died Tuesday evening, April 4, 2017, at St. Francis Home in Tiffin, Ohio. Henk was born February 15 1924, in Hillegom, Netherlands, to Henricus P. and Elizabeth C. (Rusman) Lommerse. In 1955 he came to America with wife, Adriana T. (Rombouts) Lommerse, whom he married in Zierikzee, Netherlands, on May 18, 1955.
Henk worked at the Lakewood Greenhouse in Northwood, Ohio for 36 years. As a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Genoa, Henk served as Eucharistic Minister, was an usher for many years, and also as a member of the choir. Henk was Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus #4237 Genoa Council, 4th Degree K of C, DeSoto Assembly in Fremont, Ohio, and a member of the K of C 3rd Degree Team.
For the past two years, Henk and Adriana have enjoyed being part of the community of St. Francis villas in Tiffin, Ohio.
In addition to his wife, Adriana, Henk is survived by his sons, Ric (Carol) Lommerse and Frank. (Brenda) Lommerse, daughters, Theresa (Gerald) Davis and Lisa (John) Tsolis, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; brothers, Johannes Lommerse and sisters, Johanna
and Cornelia. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother, Christina Lommerse, and four brothers and four sisters.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 501 West St., Genoa. The funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 8, 2017, at St. Francis chapel in Tiffin, Ohio, with interment in Clay Township Cemetery, Genoa, Ohio. The family suggests that memorials for Henk be given to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 204 Main St., Genoa, OH 43430; the American Heart Association, 4331 Keystone Dr. Suite D, Maumee, OH 43537; or St. Francis Senior Ministries, 192 St. Francis Ave, Tiffin, OH 44883.