Posted: September 19th, 2013

MR. LLOYD "LUTJE" KORTHUIS, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Grace Korthuis of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the age of 86 years. Lloyd is lovingly remembered by his family; Gaya (Gabriel) Mamula of Lethbridge, Hank (Berdena) of Lethbridge, Klaas (Conny) of Chilliwack, John (Sandy) of Lethbridge, Harry (Sherry) of Lethbridge, Bob (Sam) of Lethbridge and Grace of Calgary, 20 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers Jannus (Anita) Korthuis of Edmonton and Andy (Jilene) Korthuis of Seattle, Washington, numerous relatives of the Harms family in Holland as well as many nieces and nephews. Lloyd was predeceased by his wife Grace in 2007, his parents, grandson Harley, son in law Wade, two sisters and three brothers. Dad was born and raised in Holland . He met the love of his life, Grace in grade one and they were later married on April 2, 1952. During the period from February 16th 1946 till October 30th 1949, Lloyd remained for military operations in Indonesia and served under Allied Command (South East Asiatic Command) from the 16th of February 1946 till November 30th, 1946. During the time he served in Indonesia he was incorporated with the military Intelligence Service (commander of a military intelligence group), Lloyd was also a member of the Horticultural Society, winning numerous awards for his yard and flowers, evidently showing his pride and dedication for this passion. Lloyd and Grace immigrated to Canada in 1955. His faith was a very important part of who he was. This was evident in the way he showed compassion to others. Dad won the hearts of everyone he met and will live on in the hearts of his family and friends. A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Friday, September 6, 2013 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and on Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 9:00 A.M. to 9:45 A.M. Graveside Services will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, 11th Street and Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. A Memorial Service will follow at PARK MEADOWS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2011-15th Avenue North, Lethbridge, at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Del Bertsch officiating. In memory of Lloyd, donations may be made to World Vision Canada, 1 World Drive, Mississauga, ON, L5T 2Y4.
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