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Van Der Hoek, Gerrit (Died)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 27 Apr 2016, A, p. 8, column 5
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VAN DER HOEK, Gerrit - At Caressant Care, Woodstock on Monday, April 25, 2016. Gerrit Van der Hoek, of RR 1 Springfield (Avon), in his 88th year. Born on a farm in Krimpen a/d Ijssel, Netherlands on February 6, 1929. Beloved husband of the late Alice Van Der Hoek (DeJong) whom he married July 9, 1953 in Ouderherk a/d Ijssel, Netherlands. Immigrated to Canada July 24, 1953 aboard the SS Waterman from Rotterdam bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia. His first job was on a tobacco farm in the Brantford area. After 3 years of hard work and savings, they bought their first farm in Norwich (Zenda) which was purchased in 1956. Not too bad for coming to Canada with $100.00 in your pocket! In 1962 they bought their farm in Avon where they enjoyed a successful farming career until his retirement. Dear father of Hendrika (Henny) Weber and her husband Paul Weber of RR #4, Embro and Arthur Van Der Hoek and his wife Aleksandra of Calgary, Alberta. Grandfather of Lindsey and Aaron Weber and Maria, Anna and Alexander Van Der Hoek, also survived by his sister Maartje Von-Noorde Graaf of Lekkerkerk, Netherlands and his brother Nico Van Der Hoek of Krimpen a/d Ijssel, Netherlands. Friends will be received at the McBEATH-DYNES FUNERAL HOME, 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 9:30 - 10:45 am, with the funeral service at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at the Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to your choice would be acceptable in his memory. Personal condolences may be sent at www.gffh.ca

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27 Apr 2016
Date Of Event
25 Apr 2016
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Van Der Hoek
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Van Der Hoek, Gerrit (Died)