Gerard Vedder entered into rest at Kemptville District Hospital on Tues., Feb. 4, 2014 in his 93rd year.
He was the son of Jacob and Geertje Vedder. He was the beloved husband of Hendrika, and the loving father of Janet (John deWinter), Grace (Peter Geertsema), Hetty (Ault VanBokhorst), Jackie (Peter Ritskes), and Elisabeth (Brian VandenBerg). He was also loved by grandchildren Elizabeth (Timotheus), Joshua (Sarah), Brian (Stephanie), Philip, Krista (Michael), Faith (Maurice), Rachel (Mark), Sarah, Tim, Jacob (Alexandra), Michael (Jill), Katrina, Erika (Ian), and Jeremy. He will be missed by nine great-grandchildren.
Mr. Vedder rested at the First Christian Reformed Church, 2455 County Rd. 18 in Kemptville on Fri., Feb. 7 from 7 to 9 pm, and Sat., Feb. 8 from 10 am until the time of funeral service at 11 am, followed by interment at Capital Memorial Gardens in Ottawa.
Memorial donations to the Christian Reformed World Renew would be appreciated by the family.
The arrangements were entrusted to Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain (613-989-3836).
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