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Christopher Linzel


Christopher Linzel
At the Beach Grove Home on Thursday, April 18, 2019 of Christopher Linzel, Charlottetown, age 87 years. Born June 15, 1931, in Stadskanal, Netherlands, to Hendrik and Allie Linzel. Chris was the oldest of eight children. He immigrated to Canada in 1951, and married Beatrice deJong in 1955 in Welland, Ontario. They moved to Harrington, PEI in 1963, where Chris bought a farm. Chris was a successful pork producer and especially enjoyed growing crops. He loved the beauty of the Island and took pleasure behind the wheel of a combine in harvest. Chris loved music, especially classical, and piano. He had a beautiful tenor voice and loved to sing the hymns in church in harmony. He is survived by spouse Beatrice, children: Henry, Randy (Joanne), Dennis (Ginny), Cynthia (Russell Sanché), and Mark (Julie); grandchildren: Christopher, Janelle, Jessica-Rae, Danielle, Dean, Tate, D.J., Rylee, Elishava, Charissa, Katrina, Sophia, Jordan, Heidi, Matthew. He is predeceased by his daughter Rose-Marie. Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home for visitation on Friday, April 19, from 4-7 pm. Funeral service at the Christian Reformed Church, 153 Mount Edward Road on Saturday at 2:00 pm. Family interment in West Covehead Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society or Beach Grove Home.
Service Date
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
Christian Reformed Church

April 19, 2019
Visitation Time
4-7 p.m.
Visitation Location
Belvedere Funeral Home

Burial Date
April 20, 2019
Burial Location
West Covehead Cemetery

Requested Charity
Alzheimer Society PEI or Beach Grove Home