Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Dick Bouterse passed away at St. Joseph's Hospice on Monday, January 13, 2014, at the age of 65. Beloved husband of Tina (Haan). Loving father of Rick Bouterse (Tricia) and Sandra Buckle (Steve), and Godfather of Amanda Haan-Douglas. Cherished grandfather of Caitlin and Brendan Bouterse and Samantha and Sara Buckle. Dear brother of Jack Bouterse (Nancy), Linda Devos (Henry) and Alice Bouterse. Survived by his six brothers-in-law and his two sisters-in-law and their spouses. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Trudy Bouterse and by his mother and father-in-law Aafke and Al Haan. Dick was an avid outdoorsman and camper. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at Resurrection Cemetery, with a memorial service to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, 1281 Exmouth St., Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph's Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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