1928 – 2011
Our Dad, Jan Kampman passed away suddenly March 3, 2011 at the age of 82 in Abbotsford. He was born September 10, 1928 in Vroomshoop,The Netherlands.
Jan was predeceased by his wife Aly Kampman, his parents Albert and Hendrikje Kampman and by his brother Hank Kampman. He leaves behind his family, Albert (Dianne), Alma (Jim) Kloot, John Paul (Rhonda), Harriet (Todd) Van Heest and Lois (Dan) Friesen; 19 grandchildren, Travis, Logan, Danica, Faith, Brandon (Cindy), Jordan (Amy), Cody, Chad, Cayden, Daniel, Gabrielle, Landon, Lucas, Brandt, Jared, Caleb, Micah, Aly and Taylor and his great grandson, Madden. He also leaves behind 9 siblings and their families.
Dad immigrated in 1950 from Holland to Alberta and soon after to Abbotsford to begin his career at Abbotsford Christian School as a teacher/principal. He was a true pioneer for Christian Education and a man of strong Christian values. He lived his faith out daily and will be missed very much by his family.
His family would like to thank the staff at Hallmark on the Park for their love and care for Dad.
Visitation will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford with the Memorial Service at 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 10, 2011 at the New Life Christian Reformed Church, 35270 Delair Rd., Abbotsford. Condolences to the family may be offered online at
Woodlawn Funeral Home (604) 853-2643