te LINDE, Gerrit Jan "John"
December 10, 1921 - October 30, 2013
John te Linde peacefully joined his Lord on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at the age of 91 years, beloved father, father-in-law and grandfather of John and Christina te Linde (Matthew, Esther, Andrew), Ed and Katherine te Linde (Rachael, Sarah, Teresa), and Rich te Linde, all of Calgary. He is survived by one sister, Berendina van Eerden of La Glace, Alberta and numerous nieces and nephews in Canada and Holland. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Christien and six brothers and sisters. John was born in Holland and after serving with the Dutch underground in World War II, immigrated to Calgary with his wife in 1951. He was a farmer, carpenter, and after going back to school at the age of 48, worked until his retirement as Building Manager for the Suncor Tower in Calgary. He was an active member of the Christian Reformed Church which he helped establish in Calgary and contributed numerous volunteer hours during the early construction years of the Calgary Christian School. A Memorial Service will be held at River Park Church, 3818 - 14A Street S.W., Calgary, AB on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to River Park Church or your favourite charity. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website www.fostersgardenchapel.ca. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM. Telephone: 403-297-0888. Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Nov. 1 to Nov. 2, 2013