de Gans; Donald Edward
1934 – 2015
It is with great sadness the family of Donald Edward de Gans announce his passing on Monday, May 25, 2015 in Chilliwack, BC. He was born in Nakusp, British Columbia on August 15, 1934. Donald is survived by his loving wife, of 54 years Joanna; children, Douglas, Brian and Kari-Ann; grandchildren, Benjamin, Amy, Taymer, Cassandra, Cody, Nicholas, Amanda and Brandi and great grandchildren, Seth, Luna and Takoda. He was predeceased by his parents, Leendert and Minny de Gans, son, David and siblings Margaret and Corrie. Don was a devoted and loving family man who loved hockey and baseball. Hockey Night in Canada and The Tommy Hunter Show were his all- time favorites. His 35 year working career was spent as a custodian in Rossland with the School District 20, Columbia- Kootenay. He loved the many children he came in contact with throughout those many seasons. Family and friends are invited to attend the Memorial service for Don on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm from the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home, 45901 Victoria Ave. Chilliwack, with a reception to follow.
Hendersons Funeral Home (604)792-1344