John Van Den Assem
John Van Den Assem, Brussels, went to be with his Lord, peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. He was in his 77th year.
John was the beloved husband of Joan (Lazet) Van Den Assem and loving father of Dylan and Mary-Ann Van Den Assem, Oscar and Elizabeth Van Den Assem and Rebecca and Jim Siertsema. He was the cherished Opa of Melissa, Reuben (Emily), Caroline (Richard) Pennings, Morgan, Aidan, Courtney, Galen, and Colton Van Den Assem, Joshua, Mandy and Chantelle Van Den Assem and Joel, Annelise, Philip and Raquelle Siertsema. John was the dear brother of Margaret Jongsma, Ann Reinsma, Alvin Wallace, Lee Van Den Assem, Ben Van Den Assem and Catharine Cornish. He was the stepbrother of Rita Lazet, Mary Guetter, Margaret Kuiper and Art and Marilyn Lazet. John was predeceased by siblings Corrie Wallace, Tina and Henk Zeilstra, Tony Van Den Assem, Piet Lazet and Kees Kuiper.
Visitation was held at the Blyth Christian Reformed Church, Thursday, June 14. The funeral service took place on Friday, June 15. Rev. Vander Wal officiated. Interment is at Blyth Union Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Christian Blind Mission or voice of the Martyrs would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
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