Born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands passed away peacefully on Monday, May 28, 2007 in his 82nd year. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Elizabeth, 8 children, Peter (Diane), John (Jan), Tina (Karl), Jeanette (Harry), Paul, Elsa (Paul), Randy (Brenda), and Arnold. 32 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and many relatives and friends. Viewing and visitation will be held on Friday, June 1, 2007 D.V. at 10:00 am; family interment at 11:00 am: at Valley View Funeral Home 14660 72nd Ave. Surrey, followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 pm at the Emmanuel Free Reformed Church, Mt. Lehman Rd., Abbotsford.