Josias Leendert “Joe” passed away peacefully into the presence of his Lord on Octber 27, 2002 at the Ebenezer Home, Abbotsford in his 101st year. Predeceased by his wife Neeltje in 1985 and his daughter Mientje in 1931.
Survived by his loving family: son Fred; daughters, Helen Devries (Al), Marina dePutter (Ben), Jackie Merkens (Frank), Nelda Devries (Bill) and Josie Chinnery (John); 19 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service on Wednesday, October 30, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. in the Gateway Community Church, 1951 McCallum Road, Abbotsford. Interment Musselwhite Cemetery, Abbotsford. If so desired, friends may make donations to the Ebenezer Home, 33433 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 1K8.