Martin van den Heuvel
Martin van den Heuvel of Brussels passed away at his residence on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Born in the Netherlands on May 24, 1946, Martin was in his 70th year.
Martin was the beloved husband of Rikie and will be sadly missed by his children Rein and Cheryl van den Heuvel, Seaforth; Kees and Lora van den Heuvel, Peterborough; Theodora van den Heuvel, Moose Jaw, SK; Susan van den Heuvel and Paul McGrath, Yellowknife, NWT and his grandchildren Deric, Chelsea, Celina and Nathan. Martin was also loved by his siblings Wies van den Heuvel, the Netherlands; Dora and Bart Dykman, Chatham; Rene and Kathy van den Heuvel, Highgate; his brother-in-law Ad Mulders and sister-in-law Diny Sonneveldt, both of the Netherlands. He was predeceased by his sister Adriana and brother-in-law Jan Sonneveldt.
Vigil prayers were followed by the receiving of friends on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from the Schimanski Family Funeral Home and on Wednesday, Feb. 17 prior to the funeral mass from St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Brussels. Rev. Father Keith Morrison officiated.
Pallbearers were Paul McGrath, Bart Dykman, Jeroen Vlug, Hans Dykman, Peter Albers Sr. and Peter Albers Jr.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Seaforth Hospital Foundation or to St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be left at www.schimanskifamilyfuneral home.com