Hubert “Bert” M. Bakx of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at the age of 85 years.
Bert will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his beloved wife of 54 years, Elizabeth; his three sons, Ron (Kathy) Bakx of Rimbey; Henry (Betty) Bakx of Caroline; and Ken (Bev) Bakx of Rimbey; and his daughter, Teresa (Dave) Olson of Rimbey; as well as nine cherished grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. He will also be lovingly remembered by five sisters: Anne Donkers of Calgary; Cathy Verhees of Calgary; Nellie Marx of Scottsdale, Arizona; Minnie (Cor) Damen of Calgary; and Jo (Pete) Heemskerk also of Calgary; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends. Bert was predeceased by his parents, Ida and Adrian; and five brothers: John, Jack, Tony, Rienie, and Bill.
Relatives and Friends are invited to a Prayer Vigil which will be held at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, Rimbey on Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, Rimbey on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Father Les Drewicki, Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Bluffton. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Bert’s Memory may be made directly to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences to the Bakx Family may be sent by email to:
Funeral and Burial Arrangements for the
Late Hubert “Bert” M. Bakx
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