Peacefully passed away with his family by his side at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at the age of 63. Loving and devoted father of Allen (Carolyn), Stefany (Carl Squires), Tom and Katherine. Cherished grandfather of Tevin, Brayden, Jaiven and Eden. Dear brother of Irene (Nick Thiessen), Rudy (Elly), Fred, Betty (Gary Gast), David (Michelle), Jenny (Jack Derksen), Allen and predeceased by his brothers: Victor (Carol) and Hugo (Lee). He will be dearly missed by the mother of his children, Barbara. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and and many dear friends and extended kin.
Special thanks to his nephew David Froese, Peter and Joanne Toews and Sjef Frenken for all of their care and support.
Funeral service was held Monday, May 11, 2009 at the Ottawa Mennonite Church, 1830 Kilborn Avenue, at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ottawa Mennonite Church would be appreciated.
Kelly Funeral Home 613-823-4747