Obituary — John Herfkens

John Herfkens
December 06, 1928 – May 29, 2021

Suddenly at home on Saturday, May 29th, 2021, John Herfkens of Crysler, age 92. Loving husband of Mien Herfkens (nee Peters). Loving father of Theo (Carolyn) of Crysler, Johnny (Monika) of Crysler, Trudy Johnson (Melvin) of Kanata, Albert (Jeanne) of Crysler, Henry (Debbie) of Berwick and Michael (April) of Crysler. Dear brother of Geer Herfkens and Marie Van Zuylen, both of the Netherlands. Grandpa will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Tara, Jodi (Rodney), Kaitlin (Tony), Jessica (Evan), Mikayla (Zac), Amber (Brandon), Jade (Mark), Adam, Zachary (Shelby), Paulina, John, Logan, Kyle and great-grandchildren Madison, Jacob, Owen, Brianna, Hailey, Mitchell, Maximus, Lauren, Olivia, Sadie, Lucy, Lewis, Ainslie and Duncan. He was predeceased by his parents Theodorus and Elisabeth Herfkens (nee Verploegen), his sister Dore Bruisten and his brother Theo Herfkens. He is also survived by nieces and nephews in The Netherlands.

Funeral Arrangements

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held. Donations to Dundas County Hospice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. If you are making your donation online or by cheque directly to the charity, please include the following note with your gift “please notify the family”. Online condolences may be made at

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