Van Dyk, Kenneth E.

Van Dyk, Kenneth E. "Ken"

August 28th, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Ken, at home, on Monday, August 28, 2017, in his 77th year. Loving husband of Mary. Cherished father of Troy (Susan), Kent (Carey), and Allison. Dear grandfather of Spencer, Mitchell (Laura), and Madison (Jordan). Adored great-grandfather of Harper. Ken leaves behind his sisters, Gloria, Wendy, and Eleanor, as well as various nieces and nephews in Canada, Scotland, South Africa, and Dubai. Predeceased by his son Stewart. Ken will be missed by many other family members and friends. Many thanks to the medical team who took special care of Ken in his last months. A Celebration of Life will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 12:00 noon, with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.

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Buzz SamuelsonMary and family -- It is with extreme sadness Jean and I share your news. What a great treat to visit when in London, have a great meal (prepared and served by the best) and have fellowship with Ken and you. Ken was a great friend and we will miss him terribly. Please know that we are praying and thinking of you and your family at this time and for many days ahead. As our sadness continues we live with wonderful memories that we can cherish and remember forever. Ken's pain and suffering is now over as he leaves us for the next chapter with our Father in Heaven. May the grace of God, which passes all understanding be with you today and always. Our Love to you Mary -- Jean and Buzz
DougAunt Mary and all - What a life lived by a great man. I will miss my frequent phone calls with him and will always remember his and your influence on my life as a child and adult. We keep you all in a thoughts and prayers and know in our hearts he is at peace. Our best to you in this difficult time. Love you all..
Sandra Mc Nulty Mary, Please know that my thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. May your happy memories help to erase your sorrow. In sympathy, Sandra McNulty
Caylin TrudellKent, Mary and family. Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Margo MacLeanMary and family members. So very sorry to hear of Ken's passing. May your years together provide happy memories to help you through this difficult time. Margo MacLean and Leo Mirtitsch
Dennis and Janine - neighboursDear Mary and the VanDyk family. It is with a heavy heart that we should say good bye to Ken. He was a strong, powerful man who cared tremendously for our community. He always had a smile and a few kind words to share with Dennis and I. Ken was a pillar to our Hickory Hills community and his presence will be missed. We are so very sorry for your loss and hope each of you may find strength in those around you. "Weeping may endure for the night but joy cometh in the morning". Safe passage Ken. Condolences from Janine and Dennis.
John & Mary Lou McCarthyDear Van Dyk family, We just want to offer our condolences to your family. It has been many years since I last seen Ken but have very fond memories of working with him in the poultry business and on the golf course . he was a truly classy guy. We wish you strength and peace to continue. John & Mary Lou McCarthy
Paul & Jane TrudellOur sincere condolences to Kent, Mary and the Van Dyk family.
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