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Mr. Bastiaan (Bas) de Peuter, beloved husband of the late Geertje (Gerie) de Peuter, passed away December 29th, 2020 at his home in the presence of family and loved ones.
Born in Haarlem, Holland on December 3, 1934, Bas immigrated to Canada and Southern Alberta with his parents and three brothers in 1952. He met Gerie in 1956, and they were married April 5, 1958.
Bas is survived by his son Martin, with grandchildren Mariele and Kent: Son Jake: Son Bastiaan (Anna), with grandson Bastiaan and great granddaughter Charleigh; and grandson Jake: Daughter Gonda, with grandson Joshua and great grandsons Joseph and Tate; Grandson Luke with great grandson August: Son Aris (Yumi) with grandchildren Samuel, Zenith, and Sarah: Daughter Janie (Rob) with grandchildren Shelby and Tristan: Son Michael with grandchildren Alexi, Jaidon, and Brooke. He is also survived by his brother Jake (Jane) de Peuter: Brothers in law Jake (Nell) Slingerland, Aris Slingerland, Martin (Jeanette) Slingerland, Case (Rose) Slingerland, Adam (Annie) Slingerland, Hank (Arlene) Slingerland, Tony (Lisa) Slingerland, Marinus (Wilma) Slingerland, and Willem Slingerland: Sisters in law Jannie (Jaap) Stouten, Gonda (Kor) Vanden Hoek, Judy (Chris) den Hertog, Diane Slingerland; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Bas was predeceased by his wife Gerie on January 31, 2020; by his oldest daughter Meta on December 6, 2017; by his grandchild Nathaniel in 1992; by his father Jacob in 1988 and his mother Metje in 1974; by his brothers Dewey in 2018 and Peter in 2010; by his father-in-law Maarten Slingerland in 2012 and his mother in law Hillegonda in 2005; by his brother in law John Slingerland in 2016; and sisters in law Judith Slingerland in 1954, Margaret Slingerland in 2003, and Ellie Slingerland in 2019.
Private Condolences will be held on Monday January 4th, between 6:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M. As to work within Covid Protocols, Family will not be in attendance. Please RSVP to book a time slot either through here or by phone 403-553-3772.
A Private Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday January 5th, at the Netherland Reformed Congregation Church, 2608 7 ave, Fort Macleod, AB. Live Audio Stream instruction will be available here on the day of the service.
Internment to follow at Union Cemetery.
Bastiaan’s family would like to give a special thank you to all the Staff at the Bethesda Care Home for all your kindness and care to Bas and Gerie over the years.
In Lieu of Flowers Memorial Donations may be made to Bethesda Care Home, P.O. Box 1096, Picture Butte, AB T0K 1V0
Attendance is limited to a maximum of 10 people, spread over 15 min intervals. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their time slot