Peter Van Spronsen


April 16, 1937 – June 22, 2008

“I desire to depart and be with Christ,

which is better by far.”

Philippians 1:23b

Peter Van Spronsen, at the age of 71 years,

entered into eternal glory at Vernon Jubilee

Hospital on June 22, 2008 as a result of primary

amyloidosis. Born in Holland April 16th, 1937,

Peter immigrated to Canada in May 1951. May

29, 1959 he married Jacoba Douma.

Predeceasing Peter were his parents: Joe in 1987

and Hilda in 2001, his wife Jacoba in February

1975, daughter Jacqueline Helen in 1972 and

granddaughter Erin in 1994. Peter is survived

by his loving wife Sadie and his fi ve children:

Diane and Reg Versteeg, Marvin and Sharon Van

Spronsen, Sandra and Frank Meliefste, Sheila

and Ron vander Linden and Sheldon and Sharon

Kok; twenty-one grandchildren and two great

granddaughters. A Memorial Service was held

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at the Canadian

Reformed Church, 5600 MacDonald Road,

Vernon, British Columbia with Rev. J. Moesker

offi ciant. A Memorial Service will be held at the

Canadian Reformed Church, Coaldale, AB at

11:00 AM Friday, June 27, 2008 with Rev. C. Van

Spronsen offi ciating. Those wishing to do so may

make a memorial donation in Peter’s memory to

the McMurty Baerg Cancer Centre, 2101 – 32nd

Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5L2. Arrangements in

the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services,

#1, 4311 – 25th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1P5


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