VEGTER AnthoniusPosted: December 21st, 2012
Safe in the arms of Jesus, the Lord took Tony home on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at the age of 84 years.
Tony was born in Holwierde, The Netherlands on July 28, 1928 and moved with his family to Southern Alberta in 1951. He was the sixth of twelve children. He married Florence (Nienhuis) in 1958. Tony spent his retirement years woodworking, taking long walks or bike rides, and working together with his wife in the yard.
Tony is survived by his loving wife Florence; son Conrad (Brenda); daughter Bernice (Alex); four grandchildren Kamile Vegter, Austin Vegter, Jeffrey Brown and Brittney Brown; four brothers Willie (Dini), Albert (Barbara), Bill, Cor (Phyllis); four sisters Jopie Knol, Edna Karsten, Tina (Marinus), Rita Van Zeggelaar; brother-in-law Andy Wind; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by one brother and two sisters.
He will be missed by all who knew him.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 21, 2012 at the IRON SPRINGS CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH with Pastor Andrew Joosse, officiating. Interment will be held in the Iron Springs Cemetery.
A Special thanks to Dr. Wong and the staff in the Dialysis Unit at the CRH and to the staff at Edith Cavell for their wonderful care of Tony.
Those who wish may make memorial donations to the CRH Dialysis Unit, 960 – 19 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5 or to Edith Cavell Care Centre, 1255 – 5 Ave South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0V6.
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