PRIKKER, Hendrik Cornelis - Passed away peacefully on Sunday October 2, 2016 at Extendicare, Lakefield, in his 76th year, surrounded by the love of his family.
Hen was the owner/operator of Hen Prikker Electric & Heating and had previously been a partner with his father at Lakefield Electric & Heating for many years.
Treasured husband, best friend and soul mate of Nancy (Gill) for nearly 52 years. Cherished Dad (Daddio) of Melanie Visser (Peter), Scott (Tracey), Brett (Meredith) and Mara Prikker (Vince Voutour). Proud and loving Grampa of Skylar, Mariekka, Camryn, Colin, Colby, Courtney, Sophia, Brayden and Julia.
Survived by his brother John (Ethel). He will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends, especially his brother-in-law Bob Gill (Kim). Son of the late Jan Prikker and Ann (de Bruin).
A funeral service will be held at the The Hendren funeral homes, Lakefield chapel on Saturday October 8th at 11:00 AM. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Lakefield.
Memorial donations may be made to the V.O.N., P.V. & H - Lakefield Adult Day Program or St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church as expressions of sympathy.
Many thanks for the exceptional care received from Red Cross P.S.Ws, paramedics, C.C.A.C. Peterborough, Community Care Lakefield, V.O.N. Adult Day Program Lakefield, P.S.Ws and Nursing Staff and all others of Extendicare Lakefield, Dr. Laverne Arthur, Dr. Jenny Ingram and Dr. Brendan Hughes.
In honour of Hen’s life, take nothing for granted, enjoy life, appreciate the value in every day things, be kind, and hug the ones you love.