It pleased the Lord to take to Himself His servant Christiaan Johannes Nobels on April 18, 2015. After a courageous battle with cancer, Chris passed away peacefully in his home, with his wife and children at his side. Beloved husband of Caroline (nee Van Huisstede) for 53 years. Much loved father of Carol and Ron Schutten, and John and Jennifer Nobels. Dear Opa of Michelle and Dan, Kristi and Steve, Jamie and Joel, Laura and Derek, Christiaan, Benjamin, Joshua and Makayla. Dear Great-Opa of Audrey, Leena, Adele, Judson, Lachlan, Sadie, Lacey, Augustine, Edison, and Oakley. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Bill and Patricia Nobels, Brian and Pat Nobels, the late Adriana van Bolhuis, Helen and the late John Van Huisstede, Gerda and the late Henk de Bruin, Bill and the late Evelyn Horsman, Vicki Conroy, Brian and Marlene Van Huisstede, Nick and Phyllis Van Huisstede, Joe and Judy Van Huisstede, Bill and Donna Van Huisstede, and Sjaan and Art Lodder. Chris retired from Honeywell after many years of service as an Electronic Engineering Technologist. His love for music to the praise of God was appreciated by many as he served as an organist for over forty years in his church and the greater community. Friends may visit with the family at GRACE CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 10301 Creditview Rd., Brampton on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 6-9 p.m., where the Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 10:30 am., Rev. VanLuik officiating. Interment to follow at Brampton Memorial Gardens. If so desired, donations to to Anchor Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com
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