It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Clarence Bernard “Ben” Hoekstra of Sarnia, on Friday, January 17, 2014, at the age of 58. Beloved son of Allan and Gerty Hoekstra. Loving brother of Janette Hewitt. Ben will be sadly missed by family in Canada and Holland. Cremation has taken place. At Ben’s request there will be no services. Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).