GERBEN VANDERKLOET PASSES AWAY AT AGE 102

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VanderKloet, Gerben — 102, of Kentville,

NS, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 26, 2018. He was the only son of the late Hat­tem and Neeltje VanderKloet of Oenkerk, The Nether­lands. He im­mi­grated to Canada in 1952 with his fam­ily and set­tled in Ni­a­garaon-the-Lake, ON, where he farmed with his sons. In 1965, he moved, with his fam­ily, to Nova Sco­tia and worked at var­i­ous jobs, re­tir­ing from Aca­dian Univer­sity as grounds keeper. He is sur­vived by his sons, Harry (Al­lie), El­liot Lake, ON; John (Edith), Kentville, NS; grand­chil­dren, Pa­tri­cia (Rob) Van­derKruk, Wa­ter­down, ON; Ge­off (Lisa), Ut­ter­son, ON; Heather (Mike) Zyl­stra, Huntsville, ON; Me­lanie (Mark) Bui­eten­huis, Huntsville, ON; Jes­sica (Jeff) Cote, Powas­san, ON; Jackie (Al) Sand­stra; Kentville, NS; Pauline (Harold) Drost, Fred­er­ic­ton, NB; Greg (Dayna) VanderKloet, Ot­tawa, ON and Doug (Jen­nifer) VanderKloet, Kentville, NS; 26 great-grand­chil­dren. He was pre­de­ceased by his wife, Greet; daugh­ter-in-law, Mar­garet; grand­daugh­ter, Sonja and grand­son, Ter­rance. Visi­ta­tion was held from 6-8 p.m. on Satur­day, Sept. 1, 2018 in the White Fam­ily Fu­neral Home Kentville. The fu­neral ser­vice was held at 2:30 p.m. Sun­day, Sept. 2, 2018, in the Ca­nard Com­mu­nity Church (Kentville Chris­tian Re­formed Con­gre­ga­tion), Ca­nard, Kings County. Pas­tor Bert Van­derBeek of­fi­ci­ated. In­ter­ment took place in the Lakeview Ceme­tery, Lakeville, Kings County. Do­na­tions in mem­ory may be made to the An­napo­lis Valley Vic­to­rian Or­der of Nurses. Fu­neral ar­range­ments have been en­trusted to the White Fam­ily Fu­neral Home and Cre­ma­tion Ser­vices, Kentville. On­line con­do­lences and in­quiries may be di­rected to www.white­fam­i­ly­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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