Peacefully at Juravinski Hospital on Monday, May 19, 2014, the Lord took home Steven in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Jayne. Loved father of Steven (Elizabeth), Lisa (Ed) Baker and Darren (Kim). Stepfather to Jeff (Mariana) Aitken, Danielle (Duane) Pardoe and Greg (Joanne) Aitken. Opa to Mike (Laura), Aaron (Tabitha), Jesse (Amber), Josh, Simon, Katrina, Haleigh and Colten. Papa to Maria Clara, Hunter, Jonathan, Mackenzie, Madison, Nico and Alex. Dear brother of Helen (Albert), Barry (Gail), Femmie (the late Peter), Hilda, Thea (the late John), Anne (Bert) and Ron (Marion). Predeceased by his sister Ria and his parents Berend and Helena. He was loved by his many nieces and nephews.

Visitation at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service atEBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd., Burlington on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. R. Vermeulen officiating. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens.

If desired, donations to the the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.

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