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Oldenhof, Gerrit Hendrikus

Gerrit Oldenhof of Calgary passed away at the Sarcee Hospice on Saturday, July 31, 2004 with his two daughters by his side after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 84 years.

Gerrit was born in Holland on April 8, 1920. He is survived by his two loving daughters and sons-in-law, Martina and Dennis Belanger, and Maria and Ross Mirka, all of Calgary; and by a surrogate son Gordon Yakemchuk, of Edmonton. He will also be missed by relatives and friends. Gerrit was predeceased by his wife Beertjie.

A Celebration of Gerrit’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, August 16, 2004 at 10:00 A.M. To forward condolences go to If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Health Trust – Carewest: Sarcee Long Term Care Centre, 10101 Southport Road SW, Calgary, AB T2W 3N2 Telephone: (403) 943 – 0615, The family would like to give a special and heartfelt thank you to the nurses and staff at the Sarcee Hospice.

In living memory of Gerrit Oldenhof, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Hello Martina, I am an old school friend of yours from Glengary in Killarny. I am so sorry about your father. I often think of the good times I had at your home when we were young. Joan ( Butler) van den Bos

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