DYKSHOORN John Peter. John Peter Dykshoorn late of Abbotsford, BC passed away peacefully to be with his Saviour on January 16, 2012 at the age of 87 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. He is survived by his son, Allan (Joyce) Dykshoorn; daughters, Lorraine Dykshoorn, Esther (John) deWolde; grandchildren, Rachel, Aaron (Cheryl), Marissa (Justin) Veenbaas, Derek, Courtney and Madison; great grandchildren, Noah, Josiah and Adelyn; sister, Christina Hillman; and sisters-in-law, Corena Dykshoorn and Joyce Hartman. He was predeceased by his son, Douglas John in 1981; wife, Johanna (nee Hartman) in 1990; siblings and spouses, Bill (Bertha), Wilhelmina (Bill) Hoogeveen, Frank (Catherine), Dick (Dena), Mary (Matt) Van Gaalen, and brothers-in-law, Bill Hillman and Gerhard Hartman. Dad treasured his family and loved to farm. As a charter member of Gateway Community Christian Reformed Church, he faithfully served his church, and was a strong supporter of Christian education. A Graveside Service will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 11:00 am at Hazelwood Cemetery. A Celebration of John’s Life will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Gateway Community Christian Reformed Church, 2884 Abbotsford Mission Hwy, Abbotsford, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Abbotsford Christian School or The Back to God Hour. Tributes and condolences may be left at:

Henderson’s Funeral Home


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