Aug. 14, 1947-Jan. 3, 2014
Derek passed away at home after many struggles and triumphs with his health. He was a fighter and lived his life as he wished.
He was predeceased by his Mom and Dad, Nel and Alphonse.
He sadly leaves behind: Siblings Wilhelmina (Carl), Reta (Ron) and Don (Kim);
Step-Daughters Becky (Chris) & Angie and Daughter Stephanie. Also, remembered by many grandchildren, nieces & nephews and friends.
To his doctors, nurses & care aids, Thank you. He was a loving & loyal father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, who would help in any way he could. He will be greatly missed by all.
There will no service at his request. With love and respect from his family. Donations can be made to either the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Diabetes Assn. in his name.