Born April 19, 1948 in the Netherlands, passed away peacefully at home on February 10, 2005. He is survived and will be deeply missed by his parents Gerry and Pita Bokma. brothers and sisters Klaas and Anne Bokma, Eke and Bill Schweitzer, Andy and Mary Bokma, Mickey and Randy Dobbs, his loving companion in life Michelle and children Cody and Shayla. He will also be sadly missed by many family in the Netherlands, Ontario and California. His humour and constant joking will live on forever in our hearts. His legacy with Tim Hortons. (approximately 30 years) and the Cassidy Race Track (14 years) will be missed. His endless compassion towards all people he came into contact with, his love of nature and the friendship he created will remain. Friends may pay their last respects to John on Tuesday, February 15 between the hours of 6 to 9 pm at Sands Funeral Chapel, One Newcastle Avenue followed by a celebration of John’s life on Wednesday, February 16 at 11:00 am.

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