Jan Petter

July 14, 1934 – January 5, 2022

On Wednesday, January 5, 2022 the Lord called home His child, Jan Petter at the age of 87. As a loving husband, father and Opa, he was known for his sense of humour, his hard work and his love for the Lord. He was always comforted by the words of Psalm 23 and lived his life by faith.

Beloved husband of Grietje Petter-Hooikammer for 64 years.

Loving father of; Jan and MaryJane, Klaasje and Martin, Hanneke and Rick, Johanna and Andy, Johan and Henrietta, Len, and Theo and Karolynne.

Opa to 25 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by great-granddaugther Claire Braun.

Visitation will be held on Sunday January 9, 2022 from 6-9pm.

Funeral service will be held on January 11, 2022 at 11 am. Live Stream will be available via the church website https://www.attercliffechurch.com/

Both will take place at Attercliffe Canadian Reformed Church, 85948 Canborough Rd in Attercliffe.

Reverend Rodney Vermeulen officiating

19 thoughts on “Jan Petter

    • Sending our condolences on behalf of Sandi and Jurgen to the petter family. May God uphold you in his care during this time of sorrow.

  • Dear Hanneke and fam ,I will send you and fam my condoleances and wish you all be strong.
    Frriedly regards .

  • Our condolences on the loss of your husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
    Jan-Luuk, Sabrina & Lieke Petter

  • Tante Grietje, neven en nichten, allen van harte gecondoleerd bij het overlijden van je man, jullie vader en (over)opa. Kracht, sterkte en bemoediging van onze Hemelse Vader toegewenst, voor nu en voor de komende tijd 🙏

  • Familie Petter.
    So sorry to hear the news about your sweet dad.
    My heart breaks for you all. I hope you have many happy memories to comfort you during this tough time.
    Our condolences and sympathies from Romina and me and our family.

  • Our condolances at the loss of ‘Oom Jan’. Wishing all of you strength and comfort.
    Riëtte Petter & Peter Hoekstra

  • We’re saddened to hear about the passing of Jan Petter. Our sincere condolences to the Petter family.

  • Dear Petter family,
    Emily and Henk van der Velde offer their sincere condolences with the death of your dear husband, father and grandfather. May God grant you His grace and mercy as you deal with this new reality. With pleasure, I think back to the days at Van Egmond Construction when we worked together as co-workers.

  • Our condolences to you all! We wish you a lot of strength.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jacco, Erna, Daan en Fedor

  • Dear familie Petter.
    Our condoleances on the loss of your husband, father and grandfather.
    We remember him as a friendly men with a smile on his face.
    Courage !
    Alie en Jaap

  • Hierbij betuigen wij onze oprechte deelneming . Met het overlijden van Oom Jan ,Vader en Opa. We wensen jullie veel sterkte

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