Derk VandeVelde

Zwartsluis, Holland Nov. 28, 1923

Terrace, B.C. April 14, 2004

Now faith is being sure of

what we hope for and certain

of what we do not see.

Hebrews 11:1

The Lord is my strength and my

shield, my heart trusts in Him,

and I am helped.

Psalm 28:7


Peacefully, the Lord called our much loved father and grandfather, Derk VandeVelde home to eternal glory. He is predeceased by his wife Annie, brothers Willem, Hendrik, Albert, and Roelof, and sister Catharina.

His sisters Hendrikje and Altruida and many relatives in Holland and Canada mourn his passing.

Ruby (Randy), Henry (Susan), John (Hilda), Bill (Trudy), Jenny (Chris), Rolf (Sharon), Dick (Corrina), JoAnn (Brian), Albert (Nancy), Wilma (Keith), and his many grandchildren, Lee-Anna, Stephanie, Michael, David, Suzannah, Karla, Liza, Pamela, Shaun, Tia, Chris, Harley, Karl, Deserai, Tyson, Mikayla, Nicole, Noah, Katelyn, Anna, Kenny, Breanne, Denise, Jason, Eric, Allan, Shaun and Danny.


We thank you for the

many expressions of sympathy.