John Peter HOOGE

May 12, 1912 – May 15, 2007

John passed away peacefully to join his wife (Katie) and be with the Lord at Chilliwack General Hospital, with family at his side.

Predeceased by his wife Katie (March 2007), John will be lovingly remembered by his children: John (Ruth), Gordon (Sandy), Benjamin, Blondina Enns, Victor (Linda), Bruno (Lorraine) and Clarence (Susan), 19 grand­children, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great grand­daughter.

John’s love for life and family was always evident and provided strength and encouragement to his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and all who knew him.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 10:15 am at Greendale Cemetery, 44675 Watson Road. A “Celebration of Life” will follow at 11:00 am in the Greendale M.B. Church.

The family would like to thank Dr. D. Voth, the nursing staff at Chilliwack General Hospital and the staff at Chilliwack Lifestyles for the compassion and care extended to John and his family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MCC, Box 2038, Abbotsford, B.C. V2T 3T8.

Henderson’s Funeral Home

Chilliwack