Petrus Henricus Leonardus Kroft


We regret to announce the death at Hospice House on December 11, 2010 of Petrus Kroft at the age of 84 years. Pete was born in Holland but moved to Canada over 60 years ago and has farmed in the Vernon area since 1960. He was involved with building the Schubert Centre and Gateby and was also involved with Venture Training Centre. He was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus.

Pete is survived by his loving wife, Catharina and their children: Betty (Gord) Catt and their three children, Megan, Josh, and Lauren; Leonard (Bernadette) and their two children Nicholas and Cory; Mary Kroft; and John (Treasure) and their two children Jericho and Jocelyn as well as numerous extended family members.

Prayers will be recited at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church on Wednesday, December 15 at 4:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated there on Thursday, December 16 at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Father Dale Normandeau, celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Nicholas’ Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Pete can be made to North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506 – 27 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4.

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