Theodor Johann Klaassen
Mr. Theodor Johann Klaassen, formerly of Fordwich, passed away at Huronlea Home for the Aged, Brussels, on Sunday, March 12, 2017. He was in his 97th year.
Ted was the beloved husband of Elfriede (Degenaar) Klaassen. Elfreide and Ted were married in Germany in 1949, and immigrated to Canada in 1952.
Ted was the father of Johanna and Joe Nicholson, RR 2, Bluevale; Gary and Angie Klaassen, RR 3, Zurich; Weert Klaassen and Maureen Power, St. Thomas; and Theodor Klaassen Jr. and Erin Hudspeth, Kitchener. He was the grandfather of Rodney and Laura Nicholson, Parkhill; Jamie and Roxane Nicholson, RR 2 Bluevale; Karri-Anne and Bart Cameron, Wingham; Richard Klaassen, Grand Bend; Mark Klaassen, St. Marys; Michael Klaassen, Zurich; and Anita Klaassen, Toronto.
Ted was the great-grandfather of Brennan, Cole, Jake, Britney, Josie and Colby Nicholson and Aubrey Anne and Abygail Cameron.
Ted was the last surviving child of Weert and Johanna (Schoolmann) Klaassen. He was predeceased by his siblings Elizabeth, Weert, Johanne, Henriette, Wilhelmine, Theda and Frieda.
A celebration of Ted’s life will be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Wallace Township, on Friday, March 24th at 2 p.m., with visitation one hour prior.
Interment is in St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Wallace Township, or the Residents’ Council at Huronlea, Brussels, would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be left at www.eatonfuneralhome.ca