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John Bruins

September 12, 1922 - June 15, 2014


On June 15, 2014, Mr. John Bruins of Elk Point passed away at the age of 91 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Rita; son, “Henny” Hendrikus (Dawn) Bruins of Elk Point; daughter, Rita (Dennis) Kyncl of Big Valley; 8 grandchildren & their partners; 20 great-grandchildren & their partners; 6 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Anaka Witteveen of Holland; sister-in-law, Henny Bruins of Holland; numerous nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; 2 brothers, Hennie & Wim; & 1 sister. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, June 22 at 1:00 p.m. at Elk Point Seniors' Centre, Elk Point.   If desired, donations may be made to Cross Cancer Institute c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.


5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1



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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

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From: Radies Family
Relation: neighbours when we when we were children

Rita and family,
We were so sorry to hear about John. We will always remember the man from our childhood with the big smile, who teased and joked with us, his pockets full of gum who we named the gum man. Our deepest sympathy. The Radies Family, Mandy, Debbie, Shane, Heather and Roy.

From: Bill Achtymichuk
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Rita and Dennis, My deepest sympathies on the passing of your father. May the memories of your father give you comfort at this time. A donation to the Cross Cancer will be made in your fathers name.
Sincerely Bill

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
June 22, 2014
Beginning at 1:00pm

Elk Point Seniors'' Centre

Elk Point, AB Canada

Elk Point, AB Canada

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