We would like to announce the passing of Arnold Ketelaars … now gone fishing with God. After 85 years of a wonderful life and now joining his wife and daughter, Mary, he is at peace. Mom and Dad born in Holland and immigrated to Coldstream in 1951,
found countless challenges but held strong and enjoyed life to the fullest.
Their honesty, integrity, loving and hardworking values will live on forever. He leaves behind his son, Joe (Lynn) Ketelaars, Prince George; daughters: Johanne (Bob) Haley, Stony Plain;
Betty (Rick) Gallant, Coldstream; Theresia (Rob) McColl, Victoria; Franny (Brian) Coleridge, Armstrong; thirteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at his request on Thursday, February 14, 10:00 AM, at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 10102 Middleton Drive, Vernon, The Rev. Father Martin Peyton, Celebrant. Tea following at Coldstream Women’s Institute Hall on Kal Lake Road. The family has requested
in lieu of flowers please donate to Prostate Cancer Research Foundation, 145 Front Street East, Ste 306, Toronto, ON, M5A 1E3. Funeral arrangements in care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, (250) 546-7237 Armstrong, 558-0866 Vernon.