Hendrik Kobes

Hendrik "Henk" Kobes

1929 - 2022

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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:


Sonya (Chris)

Dennis (son-in-law)

   Elizabeth (Nick), Hendrik, Hannah (Andrew)

      ~Edith, Evelyn



   Benjamin (Lin), Ian (Myka), Lucas (Michelle)

        ~Jett, Kash, Dylan, Brooke, Logan


Ben (Anna)

Judy (daughter-in-law)

       Adam (Sharon), Alysia (Phil), Emma

         ~Jack, Wesley, Asher



Annette (Hank)

   Aaron (Emma), Derek (Angela), Hanah (Carson), Levi (Katie)

      ~Reid, Everett, Atticus, Henry, Jonah, Thomas, Madelyn


Yvonne (John)

   Renita, Brandon, Reuben (Liz)


Carol (Dave)

   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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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church
130 Scugog Street
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada

Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Sunday, June 12, 2022
Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church
130 Scugog Street
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada