Pieter Van Vlaanderen

VAN VLAANDEREN, Pieter of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, July 13, 2020 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Nell (Versteeg) Van Vlaanderen. Dear father of Albert (Brenda), Henk (Anna) and Alida Roloson (Ed). Special family friend of Jenn (Mark). Loving grandfather of Dexter, Cooper, Jessie, Braeden, Courtney, Lauren, Erin and great-grandfather of Hudson. He will be missed by his brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.  Born in Holland on July 29, 1939, son of the late Albert and Aaltje (VanEyck) Van Vlaanderen. Pieter came to Canada on his own when he was 18. He worked hard and had many jobs. Pieter and Nell started the Aylmer Garden Centre in 1972 and operated the business until 1997. He loved to joke, fish and enjoyed woodworking. His life revolved around his family. Cremation has taken place. No service will be held at this time; a celebration of life will be held in his honour at a later date. Donations to Alzheimer Society or Parkinson Society would be appreciated.  Share memories or condolences at kebbelfuneralhome.com