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Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel

Providing Cremation and Funeral Services to Guelph and Area since 1941.

Lieuwe (Leo) Westerveld

Lieuwe (Leo) Westerveld
Date of Death: December 01, 2021
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Lieuwe (Leo) Westerveld

Lieuwe (Leo) Westerveld
Date of Death: December 01, 2021

WESTERVELD, Lieuwe (Leo) – Resident of Guelph, Ontario formerly Amsterdam Netherlands and Preston Ontario passed away December 1, 2021 in his home in Guelph in his 88th year.

Leo was born in Amsterdam Netherlands and emigrated to Canada in 1955. He married Jean in 1961 and together raised three children Gary, David and Diane. Jean sadly passed away in 1981. Leo reconnected with an old friend Nancy and the two were married in 1989 and had 30 happy years together. Leo retired after 40 years with GE/ABB in Guelph and enjoyed golfing, watching his beloved Toronto Blue Jays and winning at online poker for play money.

Leo will be missed by his children Gary Westerveld (Ruth), David Westerveld and Diane Lemke (Ray) and his grandchildren Amanda, Sarah, Chloe, Aislinn, Jennifer, Ella, and Jackson. Survived by his brother Harry Westerveld (Stella), brother-in-law Klaas Heslinga and sister-in-law Pat Westerveld.  Predeceased by his first wife Jean, his second wife Nancy, his brothers Joop, Jan and Abe, his sisters Marie and Alice, and his parents Abraham and Rinske.

Visitation will be held at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 6-8 pm and Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 10-11 am. Guests must sign up to attend the visitation by clicking this link. A service to celebrate Leo’s life will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 11 am. Covid protocols are in place and proof of vaccination must be presented. Guests must sign up to attend the service by using this link. Guests may attend remotely via Zoom by clicking this link.

 In lieu of flowers donations will be appreciated to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

 

A tree will be planted in memory of Leo Westerveld in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest. 

First Tree Date: December 1, 2021

WESTERVELD, Lieuwe (Leo) – Resident of Guelph, Ontario formerly Amsterdam Netherlands and Preston Ontario passed away December 1, 2021 in his home in Guelph in his 88th year.

Leo was born in Amsterdam Netherlands and emigrated to Canada in 1955. He married Jean in 1961 and together raised three children Gary, David and Diane. Jean sadly passed away in 1981. Leo reconnected with an old friend Nancy and the two were married in 1989 and had 30 happy years together. Leo retired after 40 years with GE/ABB in Guelph and enjoyed golfing, watching his beloved Toronto Blue Jays and winning at online poker for play money.

Leo will be missed by his children Gary Westerveld (Ruth), David Westerveld and Diane Lemke (Ray) and his grandchildren Amanda, Sarah, Chloe, Aislinn, Jennifer, Ella, and Jackson. Survived by his brother Harry Westerveld (Stella), brother-in-law Klaas Heslinga and sister-in-law Pat Westerveld.  Predeceased by his first wife Jean, his second wife Nancy, his brothers Joop, Jan and Abe, his sisters Marie and Alice, and his parents Abraham and Rinske.

Visitation will be held at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 6-8 pm and Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 10-11 am. Guests must sign up to attend the visitation by clicking this link. A service to celebrate Leo’s life will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 11 am. Covid protocols are in place and proof of vaccination must be presented. Guests must sign up to attend the service by using this link. Guests may attend remotely via Zoom by clicking this link.

 In lieu of flowers donations will be appreciated to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

 

A tree will be planted in memory of Leo Westerveld in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest. 

COVID-19 UPDATE | STATEMENT: 

The health of those we serve, our employees and our guests is of the utmost importance to us, and as such, we are diligently following the directives of Canadian public health authorities and the Bereavement Authority of Ontario to keep everyone safe and well.

We have implemented the following measures to maintain the safety of both our staff and those that visit our facility:

• Enhanced and frequent cleanings, with particular focus on high-traffic and high contact areas.

• Hand-sanitizer is available in all high-traffic areas.

• Maintenance of physical distancing, both during visitations and services, and during our meetings with families.

• Ongoing communications with those that we serve to ensure that they are aware of the current Covid-19 status of our municipality and the accompanying guidelines.

We continue to rely on the advice provided by health experts and are committed to doing all we can to keep our community healthy.

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Thank you,
Scott & Betty Ann Young
Owners, Wall-Custance Funeral Home & Chapel

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