Rural 06

Joe Van Driesten

March 20, 1927 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 94)

Obituary

​It is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of my dear husband, and our father, Opa, and old Opa, Joe Van Driesten, of Fort Macleod. Born March 20, 1927, passed away February 26, 2022, at the age of 94.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Corrie Van Driesten; children, Elsa (Dennis) Nathe, Andrea (George) Feyter, John (Aleida) Van Driesten, Henry (Leanne Dahl) Van Driesten, Conroy Van Driesten; 18 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren.

Joe is also survived by in-laws, Riek Van Driesten, Aartje Van Middendrop (Evert Vander Weyden), Lientje Beusekom, Eefje Van Middendrop, Rita and Gerald Beekman, Nellie and Jim Chymboryk, Bertha and Walter Rosendal, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Joe is predeceased by parents Martinus and Elizabeth Van Driesten; brothers, Maas Van Driesten, Bill Van Driesten; Parents In-law, Andries and Hendrika Van Middendrop; Sister in-law, Wilma Van Driesten; Brothers’ in-law, Gijs Van Middendrop, Arnold Beusekom, Drees Van Middendrop

Joe is born was Ede, Netherlands and immigrated to Canada in June of 1948, along with his parents and two brothers. They settled in the Picture Butte area and eventually made their way to south of Fort Macleod where he resided until his passing.

A Condolence Service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at Eden’s Funeral Home, 2424 5th Avenue, Fort Macleod, AB.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Reformed Congregation of North America in Monarch, AB, with Elder Paul Wander officiating.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Donation may be made to Bethesda Home for Seniors, 701 3A Street South, Picture Butte, AB T0K 1V0

 


Services

Condolences
Wednesday
March 2, 2022

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eden's Funeral Home and Cremation Services
2424 - 5th Avenue/P.O. Box 755
Fort Macleod, AB T0L 0Z0

Funeral Service
Thursday
March 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Reformed Congregation of North America
235039, AB-3A,
Monarch, AB T0L 1M0

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