William passed away in Abbotsford, BC on May 29, 2009 after a fight with cancer. Bill was born in the Netherlands on July 12, 1941 and is survived by his loving wife Karen and her family, son Mark, daughter Tami, grandson Grayson, nine brothers, two sisters and many nephews and nieces. Bill was a kind man, remembered for his warm smile and joyful energy. A mass will be held in Abbotsford on Friday, June 5, 2009 at 1:00pm St. Ann’s Parish with reception to follow. Heartfelt

thanks to all the staff at Abbotsford Hospital and the Cancer Centre.

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