Suddenly, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Saturday, April 21, 2018 of Exeter in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Sjoukje (Shirley) (Boersma) Branderhorst (2015) for over 58 years. Dear father of Joyce and Jim Pelley of Exeter, Beverly Hovius of Hensall, Richard and Jennifer Branderhorst of Fullarton, Lori and Darren Atkinson of London, and Michael and Joanne Branderhorst of Exeter. Dear grandfather of Jill and Chris, Jaclyn and Richard; Melinda and Brian, Stephanie and Bob, Jacob and Ricki, and Ben and Tristen; Aaron, Ashley and Tim, Lindsay and Karl, Craig and Olivia, Emily; Eric and Holly, Lisa and Jared, Jenna and Lachlan, Julie and Mike, Lauren and Bobby; Hannah, Matthew, Nathan and Leah. Also survived by 16 great-grandchildren. Dear son of the late Gerrit and Anneke Branderhorst. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gerrit (dec.) and Corrie (dec.) Branderhorst, Marie (dec.) and Lambert (dec.) Vanderbeek, Piet (dec.) and Ria Branderhorst, Nick (dec.) and Nell (dec.) Branderhorst, Cornie (dec.) and Margarget (dec.) Branderhorst, Jane (dec.) and Henk Van Giessen, Reda (dec.) and Ed (dec.) Plate, Dorothy and Ekke (dec.) DeVries, John (dec.) and Peta Branderhorst, Wilma and Lourens Kodde, and Annie and Dave Koning. Fondly remembered by the Boersma family.
Friends may call at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church, 330 Huron Street West, Exeter on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church on Friday, April 27th at 11 AM with Pastor Kevin teBrake officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to Huron Christian School, Clinton would appreciated by the family. Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter (519-235-1220) entrusted with arrangements.