Passed away peacefully on January 9th, 2018 at Strathmere Lodge in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Grietje (Timmerman). Loving father of Helen (Don) Haan and Bob (the late Helen) Zylstra and Margaret (Jerry) Arends. Loved by his 9 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. He will be missed by his sister, brothers and extended family in Canada and Holland. Family and friends will be received on January 12th, 2018 from 12:00p.m.- 1:00p.m. at the East Christian Reformed Church, 476 Metcalfe St. E, where the funeral will take place at 1p.m. Interment in Strathroy Cemetery to follow. Memorial donations may be made to Strathroy Community Christian School or charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.denning.ca.