Melle Huizinga

 
 
 

Obituary

The family is sad to announce Melle’s sudden passing at the very start of his eagerly anticipated adventure of traveling in Ethiopia.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Dolores, son, James, daughter-in-law, Diane, granddaughter, Ruth, sister, Vicki Schenk, brother, John, brother-in-law, David Petersen (Laurie), sister-in-law, Joyce Van Spronsen as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many good friends.

Melle was predeceased by his daughter, Michelle and brothers and sisters, Betty DeJong, Minke Huizinga, George, Cecil, Pat Bakker, and brother-in-law and special friend, Morris Schenk as well as many close family members from Dolores’ side of the family.

Melle was a dedicated life-long educator. Melle loved the arts, especially spoken word as a poet and writer. Melle lived a life of adventure that included a deep thirst for justice, which involved him in many organizations and ministries. Most recently, he concentrated most on work with peace and reconciliation with our indigenous peoples. Melle initiated and facilitated a First Nations, Metis and Inuit module offered by The King’s University to its Education students.

Celebration of Melle’s Life will be held at 6:00 p.m., on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the West End Christian Reformed Church, 10015 - 149 St., Edmonton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Project Ploughshares.

In Loving Memory of
Melle Huizinga
 
 
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Funeral Service:
Celebration of Life
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
6:00 PM
West End Christian Reformed Church
10015 - 149 Street
Edmonton, AB
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