Marius “Morris” Korevaar
Marius Korevaar, known as Morris to his family and friends in Canada, passed away after a brief hospital stay on Mon., July 22, 2013.
He was born on Sept., 17, 1923 in Wijngaarden, The Netherlands. He leaves his loved wife of 22 years, Frances (Bell) Korevaar. He is survived by sister Helena (Marinus) Korevaar, Lucan, and brother Teunis (Marrie) Korevaar, of The Netherlands, nieces Teresa, Mary, Linda, and Angela, nephew Mark, and many nieces and nephews in The Netherlands. He was predeceased by his siblings, Marinus, Annigje, Pieter, William, Gerrit, Maria, Arie, Jasperina, and Jasper.
He emigrated from The Netherlands in 1951, and farmed in the community of Winchester. He loved visits from family, both in Canada and The Netherlands, and considered his valley friends “family.” He was a bingo and card enthusiast. He will be remembered for his simplistic ways, warm personality, and caring nature.
Marius rested at the Daniels Funeral Chapels Inc. in Winchester with visitation on Wed., July 24 and where the funeral service took place in the chapel on Thurs., July 25 with Rev. Christine Lowson officiating. Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville followed the service. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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