We regret to announce the sudden passing of Nicolaas Van Wyk of Cherryville, B.C. He is survived by his loving wife, June Van Wyk of Cherryville, B.C., his loving daughter Susan Van Wyk and his two sons, David Van Wyk and Mark Van Wyk, all who reside in Vernon, B.C. Nick had three beautiful grandchildren, Aiden Malcolm Daniel McPhee Van Wyk, Liam Nikolaas Van Wyk, Ashley Elizabeth Northcote. He is survived by two sisters, Ada Van Wyk and Linda Melbrew and three brothers Rienus and Leslie Van Wyk of Lumby, B.C. and John Van Wyk of Cherryville, B.C. and their loving and devoted families. Nick gave whole heartedly and unselfishly to anyone in need, making numerous friends and acquaintances. We would like to inform his friends and family that they may visit him at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Sunday, March 7th @ 7 pm. Funeral service at 11:00 o’clock Monday, March 8/04 at White Valley Community Center in Lumby, B.C. with a tea to follow at the Community Center.