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DE VETTEN, Aloysius Cornelius Johannes

August 9, 1936 – Delft, The Netherlands
May 7, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Aloysius Cornelius Johannes De Vetten, beloved husband of Clasina Johanna Marie De Vetten of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at the age of 77 years.

Louis immigrated to Canada in 1956 with his brother, Simon. It was in Calgary, that he met Ina Groot, and the two became married on October 4, 1957. Throughout his life, he worked as a plumber, and later worked for CP Rail until his retirement in 1996. He was always a very loving and generous family man. He had a passion for helping out his apprentices and helping people make a new start in calgary. He loved his family very much.

Besides his loving wife, Ina, he is survived by his four children Ray and daughter-in-law Gwen, Marilyn and son-in-law Ken, Cynthia and son-in-law Alan and Jack and daughter-in-law Margaret; twelve grandchildren, and his siblings in Canada and Holland.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Lukes Catholic Church (1566 NORTHMOUNT DRIVE N.W..), on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Lukes Catholic Church (1566 NORTHMOUNT DRIVE N.W.), on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Mental Health Association, Suite #400, 105 – 12th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A1 Telephone: (403) 297 – 1700, www.cmha.ca. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Louis De Vetten, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Mia and Elise Akerboom :

    Our thoughts are with you.
    Mia en Elise

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  2. Henk /Kiet . :

    Sterkte met dit verlies, onze gedachte zijn bij jullie.

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  3. Marianne Akerboom :

    We wish you all the strength in these difficult times. Love and hugs from Holland.

    Marianne, Coert and Martijn

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  4. Trees de Vetten :

    Mijn medeleven in het verdriet, sterkte voor het dragen van uw verlies.
    Jou bestaan als mijn broer heeft ertoe bijgedragen dat ik ben wie ik ben.
    Met respekt, je jongste zus. Trees

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  5. Wim, Bep en kinderen :

    Al heeft hij ons verlaten,
    Hij laat ons nooit alleen.
    Wat wij in hem bezaten,
    Is altijd om ons heen.
    Als zonlicht om de bloemen,
    een ieder goed gezind.
    teveel om op te noemen,
    Door iedereen bemind.

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  6. Henk /Kiet . :

    Ina veel sterkte vandaag, Wiet is nu ook in goede handen. Kiet en Henk.

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  7. Hans J Tieman :

    He was my favourite Uncle. One of a kind. And I will miss him.

    My condolences to his Family, and may he rest in peace.

    Hans

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