Donkers, John C.

thumb (2)Donkers, John C. of Aylmer passed away at home on Monday, June 23, 2014 in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Ann (Knox) Donkers and the late Betty (VanDyk) Donkers(1997). Dear father of John W. Donkers, Gary Donkers(the late Mary-Ann), Jo-Anne Woerle(Andy),Trish Haayema(Jeff) and Martin Donkers. Loving grandfather of Amanda, Devon, Eric, Emily, Kevin, Timothy, Michelle, Samantha and Alyssa. Brother of Leo Donkers (Joanne), Helena Mezenberg (John), Henry Donkers (Jayne), Gertrude Pearson(the late Doug) and Mary McCallum(Larry). Predeceased by sisters Truss Donkers, Jean Cornelissen and Anne Pullen. Born in Goirle, Netherlands on August 4, 1936, son of the late Cornelius and Maria (Kemps) Donkers. John was a retired tobacco farmer and operated a nursery. He enjoyed woodworking and his friends at the coffee shop. John was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows R.C. Church and served on the Queen of Peace Cemetery Board. Friends may call at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers Wednesday at 4 p.m.The funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows R.C. Church on Thursday, June 26 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Queen of Peace Cemetery. Donations to the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Share memories or condolences at kebbelfuneralhome.com

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