BROUWER, JohnPosted: July 14th, 2016
1945 – 2016
“In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.”
John 14:2, KJV
Surrounded by his family, John Brouwer passed away on July 12, 2016 at the age of 71. John is survived by his beloved wife Janny (Salomons) and their children Travis (Chris) Brouwer and their sons, Brandon and Nathan; Roxanne Forsyth and sons Ryan, Tyler and Mark, and Brad (Deanna) Brouwer and children Indira, Levi and Violet, and 2 great-grandchildren Nolan and Ryker. John is also survived by 5 brothers and 1 sister: Bram (Pearl) Griffioen, Hank (Alice) Brouwer, Cor (Ina) Brouwer, Bert (Agnes) Brouwer, Pete (Marianne) Brouwer and Gerda (Hugo) Stoof. John is also survived by many brothers and sisters in law. John was predeceased by his parents Gezinus and Jannigje. A Master Electrician, John was the owner of Brouwer Electric Ltd. and enjoyed serving the agricultural and industrial communities for the last 50+ years. John loved being involved in music and played guitar, sang, and did sound production for numerous dances, events and at church. John’s never-ending kindness, generosity and sense of humour is remembered by many. Janny would like to give special thanks to Dr. Shukkoor, Dr. Lukenaar, and the palliative team and staff at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital and the Coaldale Health Centre for their compassionate care. A Graveside Burial Service in Coaldale for close friends and family will be followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00pm on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at MARANATHA CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE, 260 McGill Blvd W, Lethbridge, AB., with Pastor Tony Mann officiating. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a local youth music program of your choice.
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