“HENRY” JAN BRUMMELHUIS

“Henry” Jan Brummelhuis

June 11, 1928 ~ May 28, 2013

The family of Henny “Henry” Jan Brummelhuis are sad to announce the passing of their beloved dad, grandfather and great grandfather. Henry was born in Haaksberhen, Holland in 1928. He married Diny in 1952 and they immigrated to Canada. Henry worked at several different jobs before finally settling down in Summerland, BC in 1962 as a butcher. They had three wonderful children, Tom, Anne and Dick. Henry retired in 1986 to enjoy golfing, fishing and gardening. He was predeceased by his wife Diny in 2006. After losing his wife, he was afflicted with dementia and spent the last five years in Summerland Seniors Village. He passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 28 at 2:00 in the afternoon. He was a happy person who enjoyed a good laugh and always had a smile on his face. He became an avid golfer and enjoyed his time on the golf course with his golfing buddies. He loved playing card games with his friends and grandchildren, and he had a great love of animals. He was predeceased by his wife Diny, infant son, his parents, two sisters, five brothers. He is survived by a brother and sister in Holland, three children, nine grandchildren, one great grandchild, and expecting another great grandchild in November. Prayers were held on Friday May 31, 2013, followed by Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday June 1, 2013 from Holy Child Catholic Church in Summerland with Father Ferdinan Nalitan Celebrant. Interment to take place in Canyon View Cemetery, Summerland, BC. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Providence Funeral Homes Summerland Chapel. Providence

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