August 26, 1925 – May 17, 2011
Beloved husband, father, grandfather.
Rinus will be lovingly remembered and is survived by his beloved wife Janny, his son Klaas and his wife Gillian, daughter Anna and her husband Kevin, grandchildren Arlen and his partner Maria, Nicola and her husband Tom, along with many relatives and family in the Netherlands, and South Africa.
Rinus was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and he and his family immigrated to Calgary in 1958. He was a member of the Calgary Dutch Canadian Club, as well as spending twelve years volunteering with the Calgary White Hatters. Professionally Rinus was a painter and a life long member of the IUPAT. Rinus served with the Dutch Armed Forces: 1-3 AAT, 1946-1949.
As per Rinus’ request, there will be no funeral or memorial service.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com.
The family would like to thank all of the wonderful, loving and caring staff at Bethany Harvest Hills who made Rinus’s last few months as comfortable, and enjoyable as possible.
You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Marinus Van Cutsem, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences