It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John den Engelsman on Friday, June 26, 2015 at the age of 83 at the Cascade Hospice in Chilliwack B.C. John was born in St Maartensdyk, The Netherlands. John is survived by his wife Adriana, his daughters, Connie Van Klei (Cameron, Lori-Ann, Cassandra, Mandy, David and Joshua), Jenny Vroegop (John, Neil, Curtis ) and his son, Lawrence ( wife Greta, Adam, Jessica, Matthew, Nathan, Joshua and Olivia). He is predeceased by his parents, Maris and Cornelia and his brothers, Maris and Edward.
A Funeral service took place at Henderson’s Funeral Home and the burial took place at Vedder View Gardens Cemetery on Tuesday June 30, 2015.
John moved from Holland where he worked on the railway and as a driver for Maccosham Van Lines. He met his one true love in Calgary, Alberta and married. They settled in Chilliwack B.C in 1978 where he grew deep roots in the community. He is loved and respected by all of those who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Henderson’s Funeral Homes 604-792-1344