Marinus (Morris) Evert Thalen
On Thursday, August 6, 2015 God called our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather Marinus (Morris) Evert Thalen home to be with Him in glory. He was born in Hoogeveen, The Netherlands and immigrated to Canada in 1952. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jantina Thalen (Wolting) and his children Henry, Kathy & (Martin) Benjamins, Margaret & (Henry) Schuurman, Gerda & (Ray) Elgersma, Tina & (Gerry) Taekema, Freda Haan, Dinah & (Tony) Bestebroer, Morris & (Sandra) Thalen, along with 42 grandchildren and 143 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by grandson Ben Thalen in 1982, Mark Thalen in 2002 and son-in-law Dan Haan in 2003. Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 12,2015 at 2:00pm at Cornerstone Christian Reformed Church, 9800 McNaught Road (at Yale Rd) Chilliwack, BC. Donations can be made to the Bibles For Missions Thrift Store (Chwk).