KLEINE-DETERS, GERRY graduated to Glory on December 31, 2002 after many years of physical challenges at the age of 60 years. Gerry was born in Enschede, Holland and was a resident of Vernon for the past 25 years. Predeceased by his sister Jacqueline Leffers in 2002. He leaves to mourn, his loving wife of 38 years, Diane and family: daughters; Val (Henry) Lodder, Diane (Ron) Kleefman all of Vernon, sons; Geoff (Michele) of Delta, Kevin (Chantel) of Calgary & Jason (Tanya) of Delta, 15 grandchildren, sisters; Margaret (Len) Neuman of Penticton, Abbie (Jan) Methorst of Holland, brothers; George (Denyse) Deters of Edmonton & Fred (Jane) Kleine-Deters of New Westminster. Gerry is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 6, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. in the Canadian Reformed Church, 5600 McDonald Road, Vernon, with Reverend Dick Moes officiating. Interment in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Those wishing to do so, may make donations in Gerry’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, Box 191, Vernon, BC, V1T 6M2, or to the BC Head Injury Association, c/o the People Place, #203, 3402-27 Ave., Vernon, BC, V1T 1S1. Arrangements are in the care of VERNON FUNERAL HOME, 250-542-0155.