It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Henricus Johannes (Henk) Nuyten on April 17, 2012 in Terrace.
Survived by his loving wife Frances, daughters: Anne Marie (Brian) of Toronto, Trish (Rob) of Red Deer, Michelle (Joe) of Calgary; grandchildren: Noal and Clare of Red Deer; sisters: Doris of Surrey, Maria (Albertus) of Oakville; brothers: Casey (Ans) of Kelowna.
His passing will also be mourned by extended family in Canada, Holland and Ireland and his many friends here at home. Henk was predeceased by his parents, his two brothers, Andre and Martin, and his brother-in-law, George.
He was a veteran who served in the Dutch military before emigrating from Holland in 1951 to Prince Rupert where he met his wife and started his family. He was an active member of Sacred Heart Parish in Terrace and a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus.
A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, April 23. Many thanks to the staff at Mills Memorial Hospital and Terraceview Lodge. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Parkinson’s Society in his memory.