December 13, 1926-Zaandam,The Netherlands
June 27, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Art Prins passed away peacefully in the presence of the Lord on Thursday, June 27, 2013.
Born in Holland, he arrived in Halifax on July 1st, 1953. He lived in Lethbridge, Bellevue, and Calgary, AB. Art was a Journeyman Baker by trade and owned bakeries in the communities of Haysboro and Braeside for 22 years in Calgary. He enjoyed his retirement years on their acreage in the S.W. of Calgary.
Art is survived by his beloved wife, Pieternellie (Nel) of 60 years; daughter Annette (Jack) Wyntjes; sons Peter (Rhonda), Hendrik (Carolyn), Art Jr. (Sharon), Timothy (Melissa), Benjamin (Michelle); eighteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and three sisters in The Netherlands.
Art was predeceased by his parents, four brothers, and two great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Art’s Life will be held at First Alliance Church (12345 40th Street S.E.) on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Samaritans Purse http://www.samaritanspurse.ca. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Art Prins, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences