1930 ~ JEANNETTE VALK ~ 2018

Posted: May 29th, 2018

Jeannette (Jantje) Valk, beloved wife of the late John Henry “Hank”, passed away on May 20, 2018 at the age of 87 years. She is survived by her four sons and thirteen grandchildren: John and his sons, John and William of Vancouver, BC; Roy and Yvonne and their children, Lauren, Kyle, Rachel and Ryan; Bruce and Shelley and their children, Kristen, Curtis, Richelle and Michael, all of Medicine Hat; and Glen and Pamela and their children, Breanne, Louis and Danielle of Calgary, AB. Other surviving relatives are her nieces and nephews, all residing in the Netherlands. Jeannette was predeceased by her husband, Hank; daughter, Marion; brother, Jan; and sister, Leida. Jeannette was born in Wierden, the Netherlands on September 7, 1930. Hank immigrated to Canada in 1954 and after returning to Holland to marry Jeannette on April 5, 1957 in Hellendoorn, they returned to Canada and settled in Medicine Hat. After joining Hank in Canada, Jeannette worked as a Lab Technician at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital before becoming a mother to her children. She was a strong and loving woman, who was passionate about gardening and very proud of all of her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL on Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jeannette may do so to the SPCA, 55 Southview Drive SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8, or to Salvation Army, 164 Stratton Way SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1B 3R3, or to the charity of one’s choice. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery following the funeral service. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Jeannette Valk. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.


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