HERINGA, PETRAS KOENRAAD Passe...
HERINGA, PETRAS KOENRAAD Passed away at Moog & Friends Hospice House in Penticton on February 16, 2013. Petrus was born in the East Indies and went to University in Wageningen, Netherlands. He became a Soil Scientist and worked for the Department of Agriculture as a researcher. He was called the "Godfather" of soils in Newfoundland for 30 years. He was also a welder, carpenter and inventor, but first and foremost, he was a husband and father. He is survived by his loving wife Jopie; three sons, Pierre, Ian and Herman as well as 4 grandchildren, Joy, Joshua, Christina and Kayla. Petrus was predeceased by brothers Jouke, Bill and Herman. Funeral Service will be held at the Everden Rust Funeral Chapel, 1130 Carmi Avenue, Penticton, on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with burial at Lakeview Cemetery to be followed by a reception. Condolences may be shared by visiting www.everdenrust.com
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