Klaas SLOOTWEG

Slootweg Klaas (Clarence). Died: October 31, 2013 Chilliwack General Hospital. Born: June 16, 1921 Lisse, The Netherlands. Klaas is survived by Pieternella, wife of 65 years; 4 children, Rita (Henry) Meerkerk, Nick (Catt) Slootweg, Corrine (John) Storteboom, Martin (Judy) Slootweg. He will also be fondly remembered by his 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. After finishing school he worked in his father’s business as a flower grower and bulb exporter. In 1947 he immigrated to Canada with his fiancé and her family. They were married on July 22, 1948 in Vancouver BC. When they retired they moved to Chilliwack where he loved the natural beauty around them. He also loved gardening and playing games with friends, family and neighbours. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday November 6 at 2:00pm at the Cornerstone Christian Reformed Church, 9800 McNaught Road. The service will be preceded by a private family internment at Little Mountain Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Rick Hansen Foundation. McLean’s Funeral Services

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