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Bert Dykerman

1928-2017

Bert Dykerman
Bert Dykerman
Peacefully, on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Bert Dykerman was called home to our Lord at age 89. Beloved husband of Ann Dykerman (Boschloo) for 62 years. Dad to Gerald (Janice Gallant), Eddy (Janet), Bernie (Pat), Wilma, Linda (Charlie) Burns, Betty Steenbeek, and Rob. Opa to Sarah (Gavin) Hall, Jeff (Katelyn) and Phil Dykerman; Craig (Sara), Matthew (Nadia), Katie (Chris) MacPhee, and Jennifer Dykerman; Travis (Marcie), and Tyler (Carlie Jay) Dykerman; Stephanie (Tim) Hart, Ryan (Catherine), Leeanne, Victoria, and Adam VanSpronsen; Derek and Kyle Steenbeek; Andrea Burns. Great-Opa to Ronin and Stryder Dykerman; Jim, and Angus Hall; and Oscar Dykerman. Brother to Jan (Dini) of Village Green, Ab, Ben and Janna of Holland. Predeceased by daughter-in-law Joanne, son-in-law Tony and brothers Anton and Gerrit. Born and raised in Eefde, Holland, his interest in working the land brought him to Canada with his new bride in 1955. By 1979 he established Brookfield Gardens with his sons and in 2012 he was inducted into the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame, recognized for his innovation and cooperation in farming as well as encouraging other farmers, even as far away as Kenya with Farmers Helping Farmers. Bert was also a founding member of the Christian Reformed Church in Charlottetown. Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home. Visitation Friday at the Christian Reformed Church, 153 Mount Edward Road from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Saturday at 2:00 p.m. from the Christian Reformed Church. Interment in Brookfield Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Farmers Helping Farmers.
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Service Date
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
Christian Reformed Church

Visitation
Friday, Sep. 8, 2017
Visitation Time
2-4 & 6-8 p.m.
Visitation Location
Christain Reformed Church, 153 Mount Edward Road

Burial Date
Sep. 9, 2017
Burial Location
Brookfield Cemetery

Requested Charity
Farmers Helping Farmers