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May 14, 2024

In loving memory ~

Mr. John Arends Sr. late of Abbotsford, BC passed away peacefully on May 14, 2024, into the presence of our Lord at the age of 84 at the Oxford Senior Care Home.

He is survived by his sons, Ben (Sandra), Peter (Sherry), & John (Alison), 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters and 1 brother.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Aletta in March of 2022, his brother, Ben in February 2015 and his sister, Altiena in April 2018.

Dad & mom farmed their whole married life together on Sumas Prairie and their 3 sons still all farm on their own places in Sumas Prairie.

A memorial service will be held on May 22, 2024, at 2 pm at Gateway Community CRC in Abbotsford with Pastor Adam Van Dop officiating.

Interment will be held at Hazelwood Cemetery earlier that day.

We the family would like to thank the Oxford Senior Care Home for all the care and support they gave dad over the past 18 months.

Service Details

Celebration of Life
Wednesday, May 22, 2024
2:00 PM
Gateway Community CRC

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