Obituary of Henry Van Der Heide
Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Saturday morning, August 10th, 2019. Hendrik Pieter “Henry” Van Der Heide, of Owen Sound, at the age of 66 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Sharon Van Der Heide (nee Dell). Loving father of Henry Van Der Heide (Tammy Stahls), Matthew Van Der Heide (Melanie Scott) and Samantha Van Der Heide (Brent Iles), all of Owen Sound. Proud grandfather of Jessica, Katelynn and Avigail. Dear brother of John Van Der Heide (Rosemary) and Klaas Van Der Heide (Betty Jane), both of Hanover, Ietsje Neil (Bev), of Tara and brother-in-law of Lynn Van Der Heide, of Hanover, Robert Dell (Diana), of Owen Sound, Sandra Cunningham (Terry), of Sauble Beach and Raymond Dell, of Owen Sound. Henry will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Pieter and Betske Van Der Heide; his parents-in-law, Charles and Doris Dell; his brother, Hessel Van Der Heide.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 - 14th Street, West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Thursday evening from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Henry Van Der Heide will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Kristal McGee officiating. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Georgian Bluffs. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the University Hospital, London for Multi-organ Transplant, the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca