Arie Willem Kooyman

Kooyman – Arie Willem, aged 77 of Comox, died peacefully on Thursday, March 20th, 2003. He is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife of 54 years, Nellie; son Andries (Margot) Kooyman of Surrey; daughters: Chris Dysart (Herb Widdifield) and Sue (Dave) Newton, both of Victoria; grandchildren: Dale, Karen, Jay, Derek and Mike; 5 sisters in Holland and his “walking buddy”, Freddie. In his leisure, Arie was an avid golfer who loved the outdoors and spending time in his garden. A private family gathering will be held in Victoria at a later date. COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, 1101 RYAN ROAD, Courtenay, entrusted with arrangements. For those wishing, donations in Arie’s memory to the Vancouver Children’s Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4 would be appreciated.