Surrounded by the love of his family, our beloved Father and Opa, Jerry, passed on August 24, 2010. Our mother, his wife, Dirkje (Dik), predeceased him in 2002 and son-in-law, Garry in 2008.
Jerry’s memory will be forever cherished by daughters Ann and Di (Bob), grandchildren Angie (Ron), Jerry, Nicole (Dave), Christy (Brad) and Dean (Elisa) as well as 9.5 great-grandchildren. At his request, no service will be held.
He died as he lived: Respected by others, with dignity in his soul and love in his heart.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506 – 27 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4, are greatly appreciated.
The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the Community Care Nurses and to the staff and volunteers of Hospice House for the loving care and attention provided to our father at a very difficult time in his life.
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.