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Arend (Art) Bouman

September 30, 1931 - February 27, 2017

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather into everlasting life with his Heavenly Father.  Art leaves to mourn his devoted and beloved wife of sixty-three years, Narda (nee Schoonewelle) along with his four children, Jeanette (Andy) Noordam, Joyce (John) Sprietsma, Roy (Caroline) Bouman, Teresa (Mike) Floris, thirteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.  Art is survived by his sisters Jo (Gerry-deceased) Brinkman, Dien (Siem) Pos, twin sister Helen (Max-deceased) Kastelein, brother Gerry (Joan) Bouman, sister-in-law Emma (Hank) Haak, sister-in-law Harmina Schoonewelle, brother-in-law Hotze (Jenny-deceased) Dijkstra and many nieces and nephews.  Art was also predeceased by his brother Henk Bouman and extended family, Koos and Henny Coenraadts.  Dad had an amazingly full life, a successful career with the Royal Bank of Canada which spanned 35 years, he embraced every adventure, always enjoyed a good laugh and loved us all unconditionally.  Unfortunately, Dad struggled over the last couple of years with his health and was diagnosed with cancer last November.  Sadly, a cure was not to be and after a short battle and a lot of loving care from Mom, Dad went peacefully into the arms of Jesus on the morning of February 27, 2017.  A celebration of Dad’s life will be held on March 18, 2017 at 2:00pm at New Life CRC Church, 35270 Delair Road, Abbotsford, B.C. and will be officiated by Pastor Nathan Elgersma.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Holmberg Hospice House, Abbotsford, B.C. would be welcome.  www.abbotsfordhospice.org

“It is well, with my soul”

 

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From: Beverley Stuive (Winkel)
Relation: Friend

My condolences to the whole “Bouman” family on the passing of Art. I will fondly remember him and the way he was always joking around. He will forever be in our hearts. God’s strength to you all.

From: Cathy Winkel
Relation: Friend

Dear Narda,Theresa and all of you
These are difficult times-My condolences to you-When that day comes: Until death do us part,it still overwhelms us.May the Lord’s arms be comfortingly around you-With love and prayers -Cathy Winkel

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
March 18, 2017
Beginning at 2:00pm

Location:
New Life Christian Reformed Church
35270 Delair Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

35270 Delair Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

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