Korevaar, Marinus (Martin). June 13, 1921 – January 29, 2016. To our deep sorrow, but thanksgiving to God, after a long fulfilled life which later was compromised with health struggles, our beloved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great grandfather, step-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend completed his earthly journey at University Hospital, London, formerly of Richmond Woods Retirement Home, and Saintsbury Line, Lucan. Immigrated from Holland in 1951 to achieve his life-long dream of dairy farming. Husband of Helena Korevaar for 71 years. Dear father of Teresa (Gerald), Mary (Bob), Linda (Doug), Angela, Mark (Tina) and the late Maria Jasperina (1949 at 13 months). Grandchildren: Ian and Patty (Connor and Carter); Wendy and Rob (Katelyn and Emily); Brad and Lesley (Isaac and Ava); Lori and Jerry (Matthew and Jolene, Nic and Emiley, (Ethan and Arya), and Michael); Christine and Dave (Nathan and Andrew); Sarah, Ali, Eric and Jake; Jennifer and Paul (Elizabeth), Michael; Chris and Jessica (Ben and Henry), Carolin (Jonah) and the late Fabian. Brother of Jacob (Marie), Andrew (Joan), brother-in-law Jack in Canada, and Mien, Arie (Dicky) and Arrie in Holland. Numerous nieces and nephews in Canada and Holland. Predeceased by siblings Arie, Teuntje, Corrie, Sjaan and Janny.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Bethel Reformed Church, 200 Huron Street East, Exeter on Thursday, February 4th at 1 PM with Pastor Jim Vellenga officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to the Lung Association or the Country Side Camp (Camp Shalom) would be appreciated by the family.
KOREVAAR: Marinus (Martin) formerly of Saintsbury Line, Lucan