KOOP Peter Martens. May 13, 1926 ~ January 7, 2013. Peter passed into the presence of his Lord after a lengthy illness, having lived a fulfilling life. He was born in Landmark, MB, and moved to BC in his late teens. He enjoyed many years working for Ferncliff Bulb Gardens and later utilized his carpentry skills at Palethorpe & Dowling, skills which he later used in enriching his retirement years with manufacturing all types of fine furniture and playthings for his grandchildren. Throughout his life, a high priority was his love for God and the church fellowship. Peter was predeceased by his first wife Sella, his parents, Peter & Margaret Koop, 3 brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by his wife Alma, daughter Pat (Carl), son Kelvin (Sharon), grandchildren Marcy (John), Deanna (Steve), Bob, Andrew (Robyn), and Ashley (Matt) and 5 great-grandchildren. Step-children Sharon (Ray), Stuart (Linda), Rob (Robin). Grandchildren Nicole (Chris), Taylor (Michelle), Chris (Lisa), Patrice (Mich), Trent (Duell), Matt, Katie (Brandon) and 7 great-grandchildren. He is also leaving behind 9 siblings: Katherine, Bernie (Clara), Frank (Gert), Tom (Margaret), Tillie, Fred (Connie), Linda (David), Adeline (Don), Ruth (Art) and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the South Abbotsford MB Church, 32424 Huntingdon Road, Abbotsford, BC.
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Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534