Obituary of Roelof "Ralph" Vander Ploeg
Roelof “Ralph” Vander Ploeg, entered into rest at his home in Shallow Lake, surrounded by the love of his family, on Friday evening, August 11th, 2017, at the age of 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Alice Vander Ploeg (nee Vlielander) for 57 years. Loving father of Sid, of Shallow Lake, Audrey (Harold), of Barrie, Arlene (Nick), of Hepworth, Jenny (Jim), of Wiarton, Wilma and Jeff, both of Owen Sound. Proud grandfather of Allison, Dan, Katie, Cholena and Elijah. Dear brother of Gerrit, John, Ray and Durk Vander Ploeg. Predeceased by his parents, Sape and Antje Vander Ploeg; his siblings, Janna and Kees Vander Ploeg.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Tuesday evening from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Ralph Vander Ploeg will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church, 201 - 4th Avenue West, Owen Sound, Ontario, on Wednesday morning, August 16th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Harry Zantingh officiating. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Georgian Bluffs. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to World Relief Canada or Ray Ministries of Owen Sound as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca