GANZEVELD; Herman (Harm)

In memory of our loving husband, father, Opa and uncle.

September 15, 1942 – January 19, 2016

Herman was predeceased by his first wife Lorraine, his dad, mom, four brothers and one sister. He is survived by his wife of 17 years Patricia Boyle, his daughter Jeanette, his son Troy (Deanne), his grandchildren Jordan, Dale, Darrien, and Rolanda, his four sisters Mina Kerkhof, Dina (Jack) Vandermuelen, Gertie (Ralph) Maarhuis, Trena (Lawrence) Hooiveld; two brothers Jelte (Marie), Joe (Gerdy); sisters-in-law Patsy and Shirley (Jerry) Powers. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Herman was born in Westerenden, Holland and immigrated to Canada with his parents and family in 1952. They moved to Tabor, AB and eventually to Abbotsford, BC in 1954. He was in the construction industry until his retirement and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, gardening and traveling. Herman passed away peacefully after losing his battle with cancer. He was loved and respected by many and will be remembered dearly by all. A “Celebration of Life” is planned for Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 1pm at the Sumas Community Hall (2800 Sumas Mtn. Road, Abbotsford, BC). In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

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