October 28, 1935 ~ February 14, 2016

The Lord, in His mercy, called home His child, Jacob Vandermeulen. After a lifetime of struggling with numerous health issues, his suffering is finally over, and we praise God for that. He was born in Stiens, The Netherlands, and moved to Canada with his parents when he was 15 years old. He is survived by his loving wife Ann, of 58 years, along with their 7 children and their spouses: Jenny (Andy) Vanderheide, Margaret (Henry) Koopmans, Jacqueline (Doug) van Rhyn, Peter (Winnie) Vandermeulen, Arlene (Mike) Roersma, Armand (Petra) Vandermeulen, Rob (Abby) Vandermeulen, as well as 24 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren along with extended family and friends. Thanks to all the health care staff in Abbotsford and Chilliwack who looked after Jacob these last number of months. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Gateway Community Christian Reformed Church, 2884 Gladys Ave. Abbotsford, BC at 1:30 pm. Tributes and condolences may be left at :


Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534

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