It is with sadness that the family of Hank announces his passing on Friday May 16, 2014 at the age of 80 years in Salmon Arm, BC.
Born in Holland on April 20, 1934 to parents Gerhardt and Fimke, Hank was born into a family of 15 children. Hank immigrated to Canada as a young man at the age of 19 started his working career on a dairy farm and later joined CP Rail. Hank enjoyed both of these careers serving both industries with commitment and passion.
Hank will be sadly missed by his family; wife of 34 years Pam, children; Cerran, David, Janice, Danny, Simon and Alison and their spouses, 10 grandchildren and one great grandson. Hank also leaves behind 3 brothers and their families as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
A celebration of life service will take place on Sunday June 1, 2014 at 2:00pm from Bowers Funeral Chapel. A reception will follow the service allowing family and friends to continue sharing memories.
Online condolences may be sent through Hank’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com