Wilhelmus “Bill” Oosterlaar

  • May. 15, 2018 7:00 a.m.

Feb 23, 1928 – May 15, 2018
Bill passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer in his 90th year.

He was born in Raalte, The Netherlands. In 1960 Bill and his wife Rita moved to Agassiz and made it their home for the next 58 years.

Bill will be remembered by his wife of 63 years Rita, his children Tilli, Janet (Stuart), Brian (Miche), 2 grandchildren Trevor (Diandra), Leanne (Brett) and great grandchild Zoey, also many nieces and nephews in the Netherlands. He was predeceased by his daughter Diane, son Gerald and son in law Kevin. Dad will be missed by his family and those who knew him.

Prayers will be held on Friday, May 25th @ 7:00 pm.

A funeral mass will follow on Saturday, May 26th @ 10:30 am., followed by a small reception at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church 7237 Morrow Rd., Agassiz, BC

Funeral arrangements by McLean’s Funeral Home.

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