Posted: May 1st, 2017


Born April 10, 1930

Gemert, Netherlands

JOHN ANTONIUS MACHARNIS BEVERS passed away on April 27, 2017 in Lethbridge at the age of 87.

John was born and raised on a farm in the town of Gemert, Netherlands. He was the second eldest in a family of 12.

In 1954, John and Mary were married in the Netherlands, shortly thereafter they immigrated to Spring Coulee, Alberta. This then became their new home where they farmed and raised their family.

John is survived by his four children Maurice (Deena) Bevers, Thelma (Brian) Hogan, Roy (Tabbi) Bevers, Stan (Crystal) Bevers; grandchildren Jennifer (Pat) Rasmussen, Michelle (Gary) Morton, Amy (Jeff) Sodtke, Trevor (Chasley) Bevers, Darren (Braeli) Bevers, Mitchell Bevers, Alaina (Phil) Keeler, Candice Irving (Linc Isaac), Chantalle Bevers, Niki (John) Herron, Sharlee (Willin) Meredith, Brady Bevers and Caitlin Bevers, and 23 great-grandchildren. John was predeceased by two of his infant children.

In Memory of John, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society – 740 – 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0N9 or to a charity of choice.

A Funeral Mass will be held at OUR LADY OF ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH – 2405 12th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 11:00 A.M with Father Lukas Drapal.

Good Bye

Good-bye my family, my life has passed.

I loved you all to the very last.

Weep not for me, but courage take.

Love each other, for my sake.

For those you love don’t go away.

They walk beside you

Every day.

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