January 23, 1927 – November 5, 2020:
Nick passed away Nov 5, 2020 at age 93.
Nick was born in Schipluiden, Holland, January 23, 1927 the eldest of 13 children. He is survived by his spouse of 24 years Dinah, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, his 3 sisters in Holland; Paula (Freek) Toos and Til, sisters-in-law Thea and Ingrid as well as many nieces and nephews.
Nick came to Canada in 1954. He worked in dairy, construction and the forestry industry. In 1975 he moved to Malakwa where he drove logging truck and gardened. In 1996 he moved to Bundus Road, Sicamous where he resided until his passing.
Nick was a strong willed, kind and quiet man who worked hard all his life. His passion was gardening and he took great pride in growing huge onions and English cucumbers. He supplied vegetables to many people over the years.
A memorial will be held in the summer when family and friends can gather again.
Thanks for all the help and support from friends and neighbours
Thanks as well for the compassion and caring of the nurses at Shuswap Lake General Hospital and the caregivers from Interior Health Home Support