BENSCHOP, Leendert 'Len' - September 23, 1933 - October 19, 2016 - After a lengthy illness, patiently endured, was taken home on October 19, 2016 to be forever with his Saviour, Jesus Christ.
Beloved husband of Anne Benschop.
Dear father of Jeanette Benschop of Toronto, ON, Adrian Benschop of Hawkestone, ON, Matt and Joanne Benschop of Cobourg, ON, Len and Diane Benschop of Athens, ON, Adriana and Rev. Clarence Veld of Bartlesville, OK.
Dear Opa of Rachel, Curtis, Rebecca, Tristan, Ashtyn, Lane, Nathaniel, Ellyana, and Adrian.
Survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law: Inez VanValen of the Netherlands; Jeanne Dykstra of Lindsay, ON, Jasperina Kapetyn of Hamilton, ON, Adriana and John Struyk of Trenton, ON, Shirley and Harry Hagens of BC, Arie and Ginger Zekveld of Norwich, ON.
Also survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Ree Kwantes of MI, Thea Kwantes , Dick and Anne Kwantes and Matt and Dorothy Kwantes, all of BC, Mary and Jack DeKok of Stittsville, ON Luke and Alyse Kwantes of AB, Tena and Meindert Blink, of BC.
Predeceased by his sisters Grietje Benschop, Dorothy Zekveld, Martina Zekveld and 6 brothers-in-law- and 3 nephews.
Remembered by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Resting at the Rushnell Funeral Centre, Trenton on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Port Hope Free Presbyterian Church 184 Toronto Road, Port Hope, on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., with the casket open from 10:00 am until the time of service. Reverend R.J. Cranston officiating.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to donate in Len's memory may make Cheques Payable to Port Hope Free Presbyterian Church, and in the Memo line FAME (Friends of Africa Missionary Endeavour).