Pieter Jacobus Aarnoudse passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Friday, July 19, 2013 at the age of 74 years. There will be no formal funeral by Pieter’s own request. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 202 – 1835 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 3H5, in memory of Pieter.
Pieter was born in The Hague, Netherlands, on November 17, 1938 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1972. He loved camping, especially sitting by the fire. Pieter enjoyed playing crib and working on his lathe. His joy in life was spending time with friends and family.
Pieter was predeceased by his ex-wife Ann Aarnoudse in March 2013. He is survived by two sons: Jack (Lorrie) Aarnoudse of Revelstoke and Terry (Deb) Aarnoudse of Calgary; grandchildren: Johnathan, Jennifer, E.J. and Kitten; great grandchildren: Kayden, Aleisha, Jordan and Austin; mother Rene Aarnoudse of Vernon; sister Lettie Maloney of Vernon as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Messages of condolence may be sent to Pieter’s family by viewing his obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Cremation arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.