Duenk, Johannes

DUENK – Johannes (Joe) Duenk,  beloved husband of Henrietta Duenk  of Brooks, passed into eternal glory,  while surrounded by his family, on  Saturday, July 12th, 2003 in Calgary  at the age of 75 years. Born in the  Netherlands in 1927, Joe came to  Canada in 1950 and was married in  Iron Springs, Alberta, on May 10th,  1956. Eventually, he established  his own business Brooks Industrial  Metals, in which he was actively  involved in for more than 37 years.  Joe was a humble man who faithfully  served God and his church. He loved  his family and enjoyed a simple life.  Joe was predeceased by a brother  and 3 sisters in the Netherlands and  a brother John Henry of Scandia. He  leaves behind his wife Henrietta; 6  children: John (Lillian) Duenk, Jane (Gerry) Sanguin, Wilma (Peter) Cupido,  James Duenk, Eileen (Ernie) Whitrow and Michelle (Michael) Rust; 16  grandchildren; 2 brothers in the Netherlands and numerous nieces and  nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 18th at  the Christian Reformed Church, Brooks. Rev. Christopher Fluit officiating.  Private interment to follow at Brooks Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial  tributes may be made to the Brooks Home Care Program, Bag 300, Brooks  T1R 1B3. “And the God of all grace, who called you to his glory in Christ,  after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you  strong, firm and steadfast. To him be the power forever and ever. Amen. 1 Peter 5:10-11. Arrangements in care of SMITH FUNERAL HOME . Telephone 362-4636 or 1-866-362-4652.