Obituary of Hendrik Kobes
Hendrik (Henk) Kobes
September 22, 1929 - June 8, 2022
Henk lived a long, full life. He was committed to family, church and community and had an enduring faith and trust in God. He was thoughtful and curious, funny and creative, generous and kind. He approached his life with gratitude.
Henk died peacefully at home with family by his side.
For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139: 13-14
Henk is predeceased by his beloved wife of 63 years, Aly Kobes.
Their legacy includes a growing family of six children, nineteen grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren. The families include:
Elizabeth (Nick), Hendrik, Hannah (Andrew)
Benjamin (Lin), Ian (Myka), Lucas (Michelle)
~Jett, Kash, Dylan, Brooke, Logan
Adam (Sharon), Alysia (Phil), Emma
~Jack, Wesley, Asher
Aaron (Emma), Derek (Angela), Hanah (Carson), Levi (Katie)
~Reid, Everett, Atticus, Henry, Jonah, Thomas, Madelyn
Renita, Brandon, Reuben (Liz)
Alivia (Gaelan), Cameron, Abbey (Sam)
Henk was predeceased by grandson Levi and great-grandson Reid. He is survived by his sister Diny and predeceased by his brothers, Wim, Barend, Guus, and Arnold.
We as a family would like to express our deep gratitude to dad’s team of caregivers, Liz, Shawn, Gail, Jessica, Irene, Connie, Kathie, Janelle, Katheren and others along the way. With your compassionate support and care our dad was able to live and remain at home.
Visitation will be held at REHOBOTH CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 130 Scugog Street on Saturday June 11th from 12 - 3 pm. A Memorial Service will be held at Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church on Sunday June 12th, at 3 pm. Memorial Donations may be made to World Renew or Hope & Healing International. Arrangements entrusted to Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home.
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