Passed away at Georgian Bay General Hospital on Friday June 4, 2021 at the age of 89. Born in Permerund, North Holland, Dirk and his young family came to Canada in 1958. He loved this country and all the opportunities it provided. By working and studying hard he found his passion as a teacher here in Canada. He taught at Midland Secondary School and continually served his community. Loving husband of Margaretha (nee Kock). Beloved father of Margaret (Bob) Woods, Dirk (Georgene) Alberts, Yvonne (Will) Spaan, and Kim (Ron) Contois. Proud Opa of 8 grandchildren and Opa Grump to 17 great grandchildren. A Celebration of life will be held at Carson Funeral Homes - JH Lynn Chapel, 290 First Street, Midland (705) 526-6551 on Friday June 18, 2021 from 12pm - 2pm. Please call the funeral home to reserve a time slot for your visitation with the family within regular business hours. You are instructed to arrive just a few minutes prior to your desired time. Staff will advise when space permits within the funeral home. The visitation time is allocated to 10 minutes. Please be aware that others will have scheduled their time with the family. Masks are mandatory inside the funeral home and social distancing is practiced. Gathering outside of the facility is not permitted. We thank you for respecting the regulations we are required to enforce from the Bereavement Authority of Ontario and Public Health. Memorial donations to Diabetes Association
or to Out of the Cold would be appreciated by the family if desired.