Posted: January 8th, 2018

Jan. 21, 1953 ~ Jan. 5, 2018

It is with great sadness that we, the family announce the passing of our dear son, brother, uncle and great-uncle, Edward Adrianus Bakelaar, on January 5, 2018, at the age of 64 years after a brief illness . He will be dearly missed by his loving father, Laine; brother, Bill (Anne), nieces, Lana (Mark), Joya and nephew, Daniel (Crystal) and their children as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his mother, Jane in June 2017. Ed was born in Rotterdam, Holland, immigrated with his family to Medicine Hat in 1957 and has made it his home since. A Memorial Service celebrating Ed’s life will be held at the Christian Reformed Church, 300 Primrose Drive SE, Medicine Hat on Friday, January 18, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor George Koopmans officiating. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

2 Condolences for “EDWARD BAKELAAR”

  1. Terry and Joan Allison says:

    Laine, Bill, Anne, and family,
    We express our deepest sympathy to all of you in the loss of Ed.
    This must be so difficult for all of you, so soon after the loss of Jane.
    Our prayers and thoughts will be with you throughout the coming days.
    Terry & Joan Allison

  2. Bob Haagsma says:

    Laine & Family
    Please accept my deepest sympathy in Ed’s passing.
    We had such a great friendship, and good times growing up through high school, and though I didn’t see Ed often once I moved away, I thought of him often.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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